In the 'hood, Mtunzini as a destination

Known as ‘the place of shade’, Mtunzini is a coastal town in Zululand, perched on a hill overlooking the beach with a beautiful dune forest and an estuary lined with mangrove swamp forest. The entire town was declared a Conservancy in 1995 and has received awards for its commitment and contribution to preserving the natural environment. The streets of Mtunzini are lined with indigenous trees ... cont.

Mondi Estates, Valley Drive, Mtunzini, 3867, Zululand, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Twinstreams Environmental Education Centre

Take the Mtunzini off ramp at the Mtunzini Toll plaza on the N2 heading then head East (towards the sea). If you don’t know where the sea or East is and you’re coming from Durban turn right or from Richard’s Bay turn left once you’re at the t-junction on the off- ramp.

After 2 km the road splits- turn right & head down the hill (Station Road). At the second stop sign turn right into Siyaya Road- follow “Forest Lodge” signs. Continue following the “Forest Lodge” signs- take the first left into Valley Drive. Continue on the tarred road until you reach Forest Lodge.

When you get to Forest Lodge the road surface changes from tar to gravel. Keep going straight on until you cross the first low level bridge (2,2km). Turn left at the Twinstreams Environmental Education Centre sign. Drive all the way into the centre (250m).

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Post Office (5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (50 km)
  • Airport (110 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cycling paths
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trails
  • Rowing / canoeing

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