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Location

The lodge is located in the beautiful Pongola Game Reserve, overlooking the western escarpment of the Lebombo Mountains, Lake Jozini and the endless savannah woodland of Northern Zululand.

The lodge is easily accessible from Gauteng and Durban, being situated directly adjacent to the main N2 East Coast route, between Mkuze Village and Pongola.

The lodge is within close proximity to many renowned Zululand game and nature reserves, including Mkuze Game Reserve, Ndumo Game Reserve, Tembe Elephant Reserve, the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park.
 

From Johannesburg (approximately 5 hours drive)
Take the N12 to Middelburg. Turn of onto the N11 to Hendrina and continue to Ermelo. Alternatively take the N17 via Secunda to Ermelo. From Ermelo follow the N2 to Piet Retief and Pongola. Approximately 40 km after Pongola towards Mkuze at hte sign on your left hand side that reads „Pongola Game Reserve (SOUTH) White Elephant“, turn left into the White Elephant main gate. The lodges are signposted from here with the 'White Elephant' marked stones up to Safari Lodge or Bush Camp.

Alternative route from Johannesburg – due to road constructions between Piet Retief and Pongola – until 2011 
From Johannesburg take the N3 to Heidelberg, then take the R23 to Standerton and Volksrust. From Volksrust take the N11 direction Newcastle, turn left on the R34 to Utrecht/Vryheid. Take the R33 to Vryheid and the R69 to Pongola. Turn left at the T-junction and take the R66 into Pongola. Approximately 40 km after Pongola on the N2 towards Mkuze you will find the sign „Pongola Game Reserve (SOUTH) White Elephant“, turn left into the White Elephant main gate. The lodges are signposted from here with the 'White Elephant' marked stones up to Safari Lodge or Bush Camp.

From Swaziland (approximately 30 to 60 minutes drive)
After leaving Swaziland via the Golela-Lavmesa Board post. Drive 11km through the Phongola Nature Reserve to Main N2 T-Junction. Turn left to follow sign "Pongola Game Reserve (south)" towards Mkuze, drive 13 km on N2, at sign „Pongola Game Reserve (SOUTH) White Elephant“, turn left into the White Elephant main gate. The lodges are signposted from here with the 'White Elephant' marked stones up to Safari Lodge or Bush Camp.

From Durban (approximately 3 1/2 to 4 hours drive)
From Durban follow the N2 north towards Hluhluwe and then on to Mkuze. Continue 24 km along the N2 past Mkuze towords Pongola. Ath the sign on your left hand side „Pongola Game Reserve (SOUTH) White Elephant“, turn right into the White Elephant main gate. The lodges are signposted from here with the 'White Elephant' marked stones up to Safari Lodge or Bush Camp.

Kindly note: Gate entrance time ist 06.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m. 

 

Directions

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