To Babanango Valley Lodge
Welcome to King Shaka International Airport!
Your journey to Babanango Valley Lodge is almost complete.
Please fill up with petrol at the station located right next to the airport as the next petrol station is 40 km’s away.
There will be three tolls on the way which require cash or a credit card. The fee ranges from RSA11.50 to RSA20.00 but often depends on the day or time of day.
From King Shaka, merge onto the N2 North towards Tongaat and travel 79km.
Take Exit 277 (the Gingindlovu turnoff) for the R66, continue for 800m then turn left onto the R66 towards Gingindlovu/Eshowe/Ulundi.
Travel for 75.8km through to Melmoth town. After the Total Garage, drive 3.6km until you get to the third left towards Babanango and take this onto the R68.
Drive 20.9km and turn right towards Babanango Valley to stay on the R68 for another 32km, (Please look out for the brown sign indicating the Babanango turnoff. If you reach a bridge you’ve gone 20 minutes too far!)
As you passing through Babanango Town, there will be a 4-way intersection by the police station in Babananga Town. Turn left and continue on the R68.
After 3.6km, look out for the Babanango Valley sign and turn right onto a dirt road. After you have taken the correct right turn, travel for 1.1km until the road forks to the left.
Take the left fork and continue on this dirt road for 10.3km- look out for wildlife and river crossings!
Enjoy your stay at Babanango Valley Lodge!
[Dirt road access. 4×4 not required]
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