Directions & Location Nambiti Private Game Reserve, Ladysmith



Directions to The Springbok Lodge

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve is situated 25 km's east of Ladysmith and is only 4½ hours from Johannesburg, 3½ hours from Durban and 90 minutes from the Drakensberg. Please see map for details.

Directions from Johannesburg

  • Head for DURBAN on the N3.
  • Once you have entered KwaZulu Natal via Van Reenen,
  • look out for the Ladysmith Toll off-ramp and go through it. (pay R27.00)
  • This is at the bottom of Van Reenen's Pass
  • Continue straight on R103 to Ladysmith
  • When you arrive in Ladysmith, drive straight through – you will be on the road called HARRISMITH STREET, (look out for the following landmarks on this road)
  • BP Petrol / Gas Station on the left, traffic lights then Caltex Petrol / Gas station on the left. Continue on… (landmark : FET College on the left)
  • At the 3 way traffic light intersection keep right till you get to the next set of 4 way traffic lights. (landmark: SHELL Petrol / Gas station on the right)
  • Turn Left into Murchison Street. Continue on down Murchison Street going through 2 sets of traffic lights. At the third set (landmark: CALTEX Petrol / Gas Station on the right) TURN RIGHT and then TURN LEFT at the traffic light intersection. Continue on this road (landmark : BP Petrol / Gas Station on the right)
  • On the outskirts of Ladysmith you will find another set of traffic lights and a 4 way intersection – travel on straight – in the direction of NEWCASTLE (this is the N11) Continue till you see our brown NAMBITI sign on the left as well as a small sign which reads D45.
  • (Distance from Caltex to N11+D45 intersection = 10.9km)
  • Turn Right onto the D45 Road (sand road), follow for 10.3Km’s
  • At the Y - Junction turn right, travel along side the Game fence for 2 km until you reach our gate and thatched guard – house
  • Please phone (036) 637 9604 / 083 268 9026 / 083 321 0375 in the event of you getting lost.

Road Directions ex Durban / Pmb to Nambiti Private Game Reserve:

  • Travel on the N3 through Mooi River Toll Gate (R32.00), past Escourt to Ladysmith (direction Harrismith / Johannesburg).
  • After Escourt; take the Bergville / Colenso R74 (R103) off-ramp / exit 194, turn right at the top of the off ramp and travel past Colenso towards Ladysmith / Newcastle.
  • Cross the bridge (Klip River [also known as First Wagon Bridge) into Ladysmith and continue following the directions for the N11 to Newcastle [look out for the following land marks: Marks Tyres on left, Game on left and Kentucky Fried Chicken on left).
  • At the traffic light intersection with the Caltex Petrol Station on the left – continue straight over the railway bridge and past TFS on the left and under another railway bridge.
  • At the next traffic lights continue straight (N11) towards Newcastle. Travel for 10kms and look out for the brown “Nambiti” sign on the left and a small sign reading “D45”. This sign is also on the left of the N11.
  • Turn Right onto the D45 Road (road), travel for 10,3kms; turn right at the Y-Junction (onto the D46) and travel for 2 km until you reach the entrance to Nambiti Private Game Reserve (Electric Gate and Thatched Gate-house).
  • Our gate guard will direct you to the undercover parking area where our ranger will meet you and transfer you to the lodge.
  • Please note that Cellphone reception in this area is erratic.
GPS reading for D45 & N11 Junction
South 28 Degrees 29, 28 & East 29 Degrees 50, 68

Springbok Lodge contact numbers:
+27 (036) 637 9604
+27 083 268 9026

Directions to The Springbok Lodge

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve is situated 25 km's east of Ladysmith and is only 4½ hours from Johannesburg, 3½ hours from Durban and 90 minutes from the Drakensberg. Please see map for details.

reservations@thespringboklodge.co.za
+27 (0) 36 637 9604