|GPS Co-ordinates||S 24° 55’26.00”
E 31° 39‘34.00”
|Access by Road||Although 4 x 4 access is not required, a high clearance vehicle/SUV is recommended for variable weather conditions.
Nyalazi Gate (West) to be used if travelling from Durban, KSIA, St Lucia or Richards Bay; Memorial Gate (North) to be used if travelling from Kruger, Thonga Beach or Kosi Forest Lodge; Cengeni (South) to be used if travelling from Isibindi Zulu Lodge.
|Nearest Airport||Richards Bay Airport|
|Access by Air||1hr 45 min road transfer from Richards Bay. 3hr 30 min road transfer from KSIA, Durban.|
|Johannesburg to Rhino Ridge via road (Memorial Gate)||7 hrs|
|Johannesburg to Rhino Ridge via air and road ex Richards Bay (Nyalazi Gate)||3 hrs 20|
|Cape Town to Rhino Ridge via air ex KSIA (Nyalazi Gate)||5 hrs 30|
|Durban to Rhino Ridge via road (Nyalazi Gate)||3 hrs 30|
|Rhino Ridge to Thonga via road (Memorial Gate)||3 hrs 30|
|Rhino Ridge to Kosi via road (Memorial Gate)||3 hrs 45|
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge can be reached by normal 2 x 4 vehicles, however we strongly recommend a high clearance vehicle. Always allow extra time for game viewing through the park or unco-operative elephants blocking your way!
Click on the links below to download directions (via road) for your visit.
|Directions from Hilltop Camp||Directions from Memorial Gate|
|Directions from Isibindi Zulu Lodge||Directions from King Shaka via Nyalazi Gate|
|Directions from Nyalazi Gate||Directions from OR Tambo via Memorial Gate|
|Directions from Richards Bay via Nyalazi Gate||Directions from St Lucia via Nyalazi Gate|
|Directions from Swaziland via N2||Directions from Thonga Beach Lodge via Memorial Gate|
|Direction to Kosi Forest Lodge via Memorial Gate||Directions to Thonga Beach Lodge via Memorial Gate|
|Directions to Isibindi Zulu Lodge||Directions from Swaziland via Golel Border Post|
Via Richards Bay Airport
SA Express flies daily from Johannesburg (1hr 15 mins). It is 1hr 45 min drive from Richards Bay Airport to Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge. Enquire about our road transfer service. High clearance vehicle is strongly recommended.
Via King Shaka International Airport – Durban
Daily regional and international flights are available via KSIA. It is an 3hr 30 min drive from KSIA to Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge.
Nyalazi Gate to Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge – 40 mins
Memorial Gate to Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge – 1 hour
Hilltop Camp to Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge – 40 mins
Cengeni Gate to Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge – 3 hours
NB – speed limit in the park is 30km
Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park Park – Gate Opening / Closing Times
Mar – Oct
Nov – Feb