Directions from various centres to Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique

Transport options for additional options

Border Transfers

Rent a normal car from a major city and park at the border if you do not have a 4x4 and contact transport options to collect you and transfer you to your accommodation.


Maputo Transfers

The only transport from Maputo is Taxis (Shapas?), which you can catch from the Catembe Ferry landing. To arrange a transfer see options.

From Durban - check your journey and options on the way HERE

From Johannesburg - check your journey and options on the way HERE

Take the N12 through Witbank and Middelburg.  Take the Hendrina off-ramp. Travel through Hendrina, Ermelo, Piet Retief and Pongola. Continue until you see the Jozini sign on your left. Turn left after the town of Jozini, and cross over the Jozini dam wall. When you reach the T- junction turn right. Continue through the town of Kwangwanase (Manguzi). You will see the Kosi Bay Spar on your left. At this point, it is approx. 17km to the Kosi Bay (Farazela) border

Take the N2 Toll road past Ballito and Richards Bay/Empangeni. Durban to Richards Bay +/- 1.5hrs (178km).  Take the Hluhluwe off-ramp. Richards Bay to Hluhluwe turn-off (R22 road) +/- 1hr (97km) Turn right over the highway. Continue through the town of Hluhluwe, following the Sodwana Bay signs. Turn right over the train tracks and continue straight to Mbazwana.  Hluhluwe to Mbazwana +/- 1hr (77km).  At Mbazwane, continue straight following the Kosi Bay Border (Farazela/Kwangwanase) signs. At the T-junction, turn right around the traffic circle. Continue through the town of Manguzi (Kwangwanase) Mbazwana to Manguzi +/- 30mins (68km).  Manguzi to Border +/-17km (10mins)

From Maputo

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Information for the Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique region - directions from Johannesburg, Durban and Maputo, transport options, stay overs etc.

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Directions from Maputo are changing daily and should be complete within the next 3 months end September 2018 - please keep an eye on our Facebook Page for details

The trip to Ponta do Ouro is very tricky especially in summer when the sand gets very hot and tends to get very tacky especially if you are towing a trailer/boat etc. For those of you who do not have 4x4 transport we have given you a few options on how to get here using public transport and Shapas (Taxi in Mozambique). Select Here for transport from SA cities. This will change dramatically with tar road being completed in the next few months though.