Directions to Tugela River Lodge
Directions from Gauteng:
Take the N3 South towards Durban. Go straight through the Tugela Toll Plaza. After 10kms you will find the Bergville offramp (exit 230). Go up the ramp and then left towards Ladysmith on the N11. After 4.6kms turn right onto the R600 towards Spioenkop Dam. After 11kms at the bottom of the 2nd steep hill you will find Tugela River Lodge on your left hand side. Allow 3 and half to 4 hours from Jhb.
Directions from Durban:
Take the N3 North. After Estcourt, pass the Ultra City, then take the first
offramp left to Bergville / Colenso (exit 194). Proceed left on the R74
towards Winterton. Go straight through Winterton. After 1km take the R600
right to Spioenkop Dam / Ladysmith. Proceed straight for 22km. Tugela River
Lodge is on your right hand side just before the steep hill. Allow 2 and
half hours from Durban.
Satellite view of Tugela River Lodge
Directions to The Bushcamp:
You will need to fetch Keys from Tugela River Lodge:
Once you have collected the keys from Bheki at Tugela River Lodge, head
out right onto the tar, drive up the hill (1,7 km)
T urn right onto a district road, there is a "mount royal" sign as you turn, drive along this dirt road for 3,2 km there is a Bushcamp sign on your left. Unlock the gate (it's the small new gold lock in the middle ) then it's 5,3 km to camp, you will go through about 4 gates.
Ndoda and Matrina will be in camp to welcome you, they do not speak great English but everything is very easy to see!