Directions & Location Nambiti Private Game Reserve, Ladysmith



Directions to The Springbok Lodge

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve is situated 12km off the N11 which joins Ladysmith and Newcastle in KZN. The Reserve is located 25 km's east of Ladysmith and is only, 3½ hours from King Shaka Airport in Durban, 4½ hours from OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg and just 90 minutes from the Drakensberg attractions. Please also see Google maps for more details.

Directions from Johannesburg

  • Head for DURBAN on the N3.
  • Once you have entered Kwa Zulu Natal via Van Reenen, take the TUGELA EAST RAMP TOLL PLAZA. This Toll Gate is at the bottom of Van Reenen's Pass.
  • Continue straight on R103 to Ladysmith. On entering Ladysmith please keep to the indicated speed limit as this is a hot spot for traffic fines.
  • When you arrive in Ladysmith, drive STRAIGHT through – you will be on the road called HARRISMITH STREET, (look out for the following landmarks on the left of this road) 1. BP Petrol / Gas Station, 2. Marks Tyres (Dunlop).
  • Continue straight through the traffic lights.
  • At the next traffic lights continue STRAIGHT. (landmark: look out for the SA Police Station (on the left).
  • Turn LEFT into MURCHISON STREET.
  • Travel through the traffics at ABSA BANK, the pedestrian crossing, through the next traffic lights and the next one. (landmark: Hospice is on the left).
  • At the next traffic lights TURN RIGHT (landmark: CALTEX PETROL / GAS STATION on the right).
  • At the traffic light TURN LEFT
  • Continue STRAIGHT on the N11 (towards NEWCASTLE) through the next traffic light intersection; continue under the railway bridge to the next traffic light intersection. (landmark: look out for HYUNDAI MOTORS on the left)
  • Continue STRAIGHT and travel for approx. 7km.
  • TURN RIGHT onto the D45 (a hard surface sand road). [landmark: a small green D45 sign as well as a NAMBITI GAME RESERVE sign board on the left.)
  • Continue STRAIGHT for 10.2Km’s
  • At the Y - JUNCTION turn RIGHT, travel alongside the Game fence for 2 km until you reach the NAMBITI GAME RESERVE gate and thatched guardhouse.
  • On arrival at the gate you will be required to fill in the visitors book and you will be issued with a white permit slip – please bring the permit slip with you to the lodge and hand it on check in. On check out day we will sign the slip and you will be required to hand it in at the gate again to exit the Reserve.

Please be advised that on arrival at the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, you will be requested to park your vehicle at our designated parking area. Your ranger will meet you there and you will be transported in an open game viewing vehicle to and from the lodge and around the reserve at all times on this game viewing vehicle with your allocated game ranger.

GPS READING FOR N11 / D45 JUNCTION 28°29'17.2"S 29°50'42.0"E

SPRINGBOK LODGE CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS:-
  • +27 (036) 637 9604
  • +27 (036) 637 9612
Please note that Cellphone reception in this area is erratic.

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

  • Travel on the N3 in the direction of Harrismith – Johannesburg
  • Travel through the Mooi River Toll Gate
  • Continue on the N3 past Escourt
  • Continue onto the Bergville Toll Plaza
  • Take exit 230 for N11/R616 towards Ladysmith/Bergville
  • Turn right onto N11/R616
  • Turn left onto N11/R103
  • Continue till you reach the T – Junction (-28.547721, 29.753502)
  • Turn RIGHT. Please keep to the indicated speed limit as this is a hot spot for traffic fines - drive STRAIGHT through – you will be on the road called HARRISMITH STREET, (look out for the following landmarks on the left BP Petrol / Gas Station and Marks Tyres (Dunlop).
  • Continue straight through the traffic lights.
  • At the next traffic lights continue STRAIGHT. (landmark: look out for the SA Police Station (on the left).
  • Turn LEFT into MURCHISON STREET.
  • Travel through the traffics at ABSA BANK, the pedestrian crossing, through the next traffic lights and the next one. (landmark: Hospice is on the left).
  • At the next traffic lights TURN RIGHT (landmark: CALTEX PETROL / GAS STATION on the right).
  • At the traffic light TURN LEFT
  • Continue STRAIGHT on the N11 (towards NEWCASTLE) through the next traffic light intersection; continue under the railway bridge to the next traffic light intersection. (landmark: look out for HYUNDAI MOTORS on the left)
  • Continue STRAIGHT and travel for approx. 7km.
  • TURN RIGHT onto the D45 (a hard surface sand road). [landmark: a small green D45 sign as well as a NAMBITI GAME RESERVE sign board on the left.)
  • Continue STRAIGHT for 10.2Km’s
  • At the Y - JUNCTION turn RIGHT, travel alongside the Game fence for 2 km until you reach the NAMBITI GAME RESERVE gate and thatched guardhouse.
  • On arrival at the gate you will be required to fill in the visitors book and you will be issued with a white permit slip – please bring the permit slip with you to the lodge and hand it on check in. On check out day we will sign the slip and you will be required to hand it in at the gate again to exit the Reserve.

Please be advised that on arrival at the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, you will be requested to park your vehicle at our designated parking area. Your ranger will meet you there and you will be transported in an open game viewing vehicle to and from the lodge and around the reserve at all times on this game viewing vehicle with your allocated game ranger.

GPS READING FOR N11 / D45 JUNCTION 28°29'17.2"S 29°50'42.0"E

SPRINGBOK LODGE CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS:
  • +27 (036) 637 9604
  • +27 (036) 637 9612
Please note that Cellphone reception in this area is erratic.

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