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Remember that rural areas don’t have street lights 🙂 Try to arrive during the day.

Directions

From Johannesburg (Option 1: 5-6 hours)

  • Take the N3 highway out of Johannesburg to Durban.
  • Take the Ladysmith Exit.
  • Continue onto the N11 towards Newcastle/Dundee.
  • Turn right toward the R33 at the traffic lights where there is a Hyundai Garage on your left.
  • Drive about 73 km. You will pass Ezakheni/Evukheni and Nambiti Reserve. At the T-junction turn left onto the R33 towards Dundee.
  • Travel 1.7 km then turn right at the Elandskraal sign.
  • Continue on this dirt road for approximately 14 km.
  • Pass a stone church and cemetery on your left, and take next left to Rorke’s Drift, we are on the left-hand side, approximately 500 m after turning.

From Johannesburg (Option 2: 4.5-6 hours)

  • Take the N3 highway out of Johannesburg to Durban.
  • Take Exit 59 Heidelburg/Standerton (R23).
  • Turn left toward Standerton. Stay on this road for about 98 km
  • Then turn right as you enter town onto Walter Sisulu Drive go 750 m then turn left onto Handel Street/R23/R546. Continue to follow the R23.
  • Travel about 80 km then turn left onto Joubert Rd/R23/R543 (this is Volksrust) and travel 1km.
  • Turn right onto N11 towards Newcastle/Ladysmith. Go past Newcastle and follow the signs to Ladysmith/Dundee (N11).
  • After approximately 20 km, turn left towards Dannhauser on the R621. At the crossroads, Dannhauser Bridge is on your right and a Shell service station is directly in front of you. Turn left to Dundee, still following the R621.
  • At the next T-junction, turn left again (R68) to Dundee.
  • Pass through Dundee, entering the town at Karel Landman Street, then turn left at the traffic circle (round-a-bout) into Victoria Street.
  • At the second robot (traffic light), turn right. Where the road forks, take the left fork (there is a BP station on your left). This is the R33 to Greytown.
  • Travel approximately 45 km on this tarred road. You will pass 2x Rorke’s Drift signs along the way – ignore them! When you see the Elandskraal sign on your left, turn left onto the dirt road.
  • Continue on this dirt road for approximately 14 km.
  • Pass a stone church and cemetery on your left, and take next left to Rorke’s Drift, we are on the left hand side, approximately 500 m after turning.

From Durban (3.5 hours)

  • Take the N3 out of Durban to Pietermaritzburg/Harrismith.
  • Once in the Pietermaritzburg area, go past the Durban off-ramp and take the Church Street/Greytown R33 off ramp.
  • Head towards Greytown, following the R33 past Albert Falls Dam, through New Hanover and Seven Oaks.
  • Pass straight through Greytown and head left towards Dundee, on the R33. You will pass through Keat’s Drift, Tugela Ferry and Pomeroy.
  • We suggest you do this trip by daylight as the route is poorly lit, the road is steep and winding and there may be stray animals on the road.
  • Approximately 11 km after Pomeroy when you see the Elandskraal sign on your left, turn right onto the dirt road.
  • Continue on this dirt road for approximately 14 km. Pass a stone church and cemetery on your left, and take next left to Rorke’s Drift, we are on the left hand side, approximately 500 m after turning.