Location of Bonamanzi Game Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu Natal

Bonamanzi Game Reserve is uniquely located next to the World Heritage Site of Lake St Lucia about 15 minutes from the town of Hluhluwe.

With its unique location next to the World Heritage Site of Lake St Lucia and 3 different eco-systems stretching over 4000 hectares, Bonamanzi offers visitors the opportunity to get a real feel for the African bush. The town of Hluhluwe located only a 15 minute drive from Bonamanzi.

The village has petrol/diesel facilities, banking, a pharmacy and provisions for self-catering guests. Bonamanzi is an easy 3 hour drive from Durban and an hour from the Golela border with Swaziland. Transfers can be arranged from the Richards Bay Airport.

How to get there

From Johannesburg

Go past Ogies, Bethal, Ermelo, Piet Retief, Pongola, and Mkuze. Take the off-ramp from the N2 to Hluhluwe village. Drive to the end of town and at the junction turn to the right. You are now on a dirt road. Bonamanzi is the first turn to the left - approx 6km from the village.

From Durban

Take the N2 North; go past Stanger, Empangeni, Richards Bay and Mtubatuba. Go past Charters Creek and Fanies Island turn off, over the Nyalazi River, through a tribal area and over the Hluhluwe River. After approx 4.5km take the Bushlands and Bonamanzi off ramp, turn right over the N2. After 2.5km you reach a T-junction, here turn left, Bonamanzi is the second turn right.

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