Getting here

The best way from South Africa is via the Kosi border from Johannesburg or Durban

Kosi / Ponta border opens at 08h00 and closes at 17h00
They occasionally leave before 17h00, get there no later than 16h30 to get across that day!

December and Easter holidays have extended opening times

Important information: Papers needed and border procedure for taking vehicles across the border into Mozambique

For futher information log onto: http://www.mozambiqueafrica.net

Map & GPS Co-ordinates

GPS Co-ordinates: -26.844349,32.889176

Web link to google maps

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Directions from Johannesburg

From Johannesburg/Pretoria head to Ermelo (depending on where you live: N17, N12, N11 or N4 ) From Ermelo take the N2 towards Durban through Piet Retief & Pongola. Approx 52km after Pongola turn left to Jozini. Follow the road through Jozini town and as you leave the town stay left and go over the Jozini Dam wall. Continue straight along the road until you reach a T-Junction. Here you will turn right.Watch out for stray animals and potholes on this road.

After about 100km you will arrive in Manguzi: the last place to place to fuel up on the South African side of the border. Follow the road for approx 20km through the town and you will arrive at the Kosi Bay border. Approx distance = 658km. The tar road ends on the South African side of the border, so if you are in a 2wd you can park either at the South African Police Station or just across the border (for a daily fee) There is a border transfer option, where you can be collected from the border post. If you are in a 4wd you can cross into Mozambique and continue to Ponta do Ouro.

Directions from Durban

Take the N2 Toll road north past Ballito from Durban. Take the Hluhluwe offramp and turn right over the highway. Continue through the town of Hluhluwe, following the Sodwana Bay signs. At Mbazwane, turn left following the Kosi Bay signs. Turn right around the traffic circle. Continue through the town of Manguzi: the last place to place to fuel up on the South African side of the border.

Follow the road for approx 20km through the town and you will arrive at the Kosi Bay border. Approx distance = 500km. The tar road ends on the South African side of the border, so if you are in a 2wd you can park either at the South African Police Station or just across the border (for a daily fee) There is a border transfer option, where you can be collected from the border post. If you are in a 4wd you can cross into Mozambique and continue to Ponta do Ouro.

 

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