S27°19.869’ E32° 44.727’
Reservations: +27 (0)35 474 1504
Reservations office is only open from 08:00 to 14:30 Monday to Friday.
Closed weekends and public holidays
Directions to Mabibi Campsite
The last 30km is a poor condition sand road people staying at the campsite must ensure they do not travel this road after 16h00 as a personal security measure. You do lose cell reception 7 kms from the tar, but there is cellphone reception just outside the camp gate on the hill.
Please do not stop for strangers.
From Johannesburg, drive to Pongola then proceed on the N2 South towards Mkuze. Approximately 40km from Pongola and 10km before Mkuze turn left towards Jozini. On leaving Jozini take a left turn towards the “Coastal Forest Reserve and Kwangwanase” (signposted), ensuring that you are proceeding over the Pongola dam wall. After 45km at T-junction turn right towards “Kwangwanase”.
Proceed for another 47 km and at the circle turn right towards “Coastal Forest Reserve”. After 15km turn left onto a dirt road marked as “Coastal Forest Reserve”. Follow the “Mabibi Camp” or “Thonga Beach Lodge” signs until you enter the entrance gate and then take the road marked to Mabibi Camp. The travelling time is approximately 7.5 hours.
From Durban, proceed on the N2 North to Hluhluwe. Turn off the N2 towards Hluhluwe, proceeding through the town till reaching a four-way stop. Turn left towards Mbazwane and proceed for 0.7 km and turn right again towards Mbazwane. Shortly after turning right you will cross over a railway line. Proceed for 82 km bypassing Mbazwane on your right.
Proceed straight through the circles following the signs to “Coastal Forest Reserve”. Proceed for 30 km after Mbazwane, passing the Mseleni turn-off, turning right onto a dirt road marked as “Coastal Forest Reserve”. Follow the “Mabibi Camp” or “Thonga Beach Lodge” signs until you enter the entrance gate and then take the road marked to Mabibi Camp. The travelling time is approximately 4.5 hours.