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Last few things before trip...timings too

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Last few things before trip...timings too

The site showing distances only works for a few! Could someone please add approx timings as I now have everything sorted.

Please comment, my aim is photographing wildlife, (have visited Kruger.)  Mix of costs. Lots of self drive. Where I've put.....please let me know rough timings.  Many thanks

21st Land durban12.30, get car,drive to st Lucia...........

22...whales, lake boat trip, crocs centre for feeding

23 drive to mkhuze..banghoek lodge............game park

24 mkuze again...stay in park

25 drive to ndumo.............stay in park

26 Tembe

27 drive back to st Lucia..........stay ndiza

28 drive to  hluhluwe........north part...stay in backpackers

29 drive southwards, stay mpila

30 drive back to Durban to umgenie river bird park

30 drop car for flight at 6pm to burg. Flight to uk 10pm

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1. Re: Last few things before trip...timings too

drive to ST Lucia from Dbn approx 3 to 3.5 hrs.

drive to Mkuze abou t2 hr

Tembe about 2 hrs from Mkuze

you are backtracking from Tembe to St Lucia and then to Hluhluwe, should be tembe, Hluhluwe then St lucia.

Put destinations in to google maps directions and you should get estimated travel times.



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I don't think it makes much difference, Kim, as Shaz's routing depended largely on availability at some places such as Mpila, Ndumo, etc. The distance she has to backtrack is quite small in the great scheme of things although your adivce to others out there is worth noting.

When coming back from Tembe to St Lucia, take the more easterly road through Mbazwane. They have already put cattle grids in across the lovely new tar road and are getting ready to drop the fences out the back of Mkhuze to join up the wetlands (quite a project). There are separate footpath/cycle ways too and not many signs of livestock onthe loose. A very pleasant alternative to the Jozini route. We used this route back from Tembe to Durban centre in just under 4 hours (including a short stop).

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Thanks for your help. Does anyone know if you can go into a game reserve such as hluluwe and then leave then go back in the same day or do you need to pay again?

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