Directions

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Please note that four wheel drive (4×4) and high clearance vehicles are recommended for access to Rockwood Forest and Mountain Lodges and many parts of the Reserve. If you require a transfer to your unit, kindly contact the reservation office at least 3 days prior to arrival. It is not required for access to the Farm House and Farm Cottage.

All guests to proceed to Rockwood Office for check-in. Follow signage from main entrance.

Please do not rely on navigational systems e.g. GOOGLE Maps as we cannot be held responsible for its accuracy.

DO NOT DEVIATE OR FOLLOW ANY ROADS MARKED e.g. EASIER ROUTE.

By Road

Rockwood Forest Lodge – KARKLOOF RESERVE WEST

From Durban:

  • Take N3.
  • Take Exit 103 Howick/Midmar (Karkloof Reserve) sign.
  • Turn RIGHT across N3 to Howick.
  • Follow Karkloof Reserve signs to Central Howick.
  • At the centre of Howick (at SupaQuick Tyres), turn RIGHT to Karkloof/Rietvlei Rd (Karkloof Reserve).
  • After 13kms, turn LEFT to Curry’s Post onto gravel road (Karkloof Reserve WEST).
  • After 3.5kms turn RIGHT onto D815 to Karkloof Reserve WEST.
  • Continue past Triandra Farm School on your RIGHT.
  • Pass through entrance marked PRIVATE PROPERTY and follow signs to ROCKWOOD OFFICE.

From Johannesburg:

  • Take N3.
  • Take Exit 114 Lions River.
  • Turn LEFT onto gravel road (Karkloof Reserve sign).
  • After 3.2kms turn RIGHT to Howick on tar road (Karkloof Reserve).
  • After 3.5kms turn LEFT to Karkloof on gravel road (Karkloof Reserve).
  • After 6.5kms go STRAIGHT over crossroads to Karkloof Reserve WEST.
  • Continue past Triandra Farm School on your RIGHT.
  • Pass through entrance marked PRIVATE PROPERTY and follow signs to ROCKWOOD OFFICE.

 

Rockwood Mountain Lodge – KARKLOOF RESERVE EAST

From Durban:

  • Take N3.
  • Take Exit 103 Howick/Midmar (Karkloof Reserve) sign.
  • Turn RIGHT across N3 to Howick.
  • Follow Karkloof Reserve signs to Central Howick.
  • At the centre of Howick (at SupaQuick Tyres), turn RIGHT to Karkloof/Rietvlei Rd (Karkloof Reserve).
  • After 13kms, turn LEFT to Curry’s Post onto gravel road (Karkloof Reserve WEST).
  • After 3.5kms turn RIGHT onto D815 to Karkloof Reserve WEST.
  • Continue past Triandra Farm School on your RIGHT.
  • Pass through entrance marked PRIVATE PROPERTY and follow signs to ROCKWOOD OFFICE.

From Johannesburg:

    • Take N3.
    • Take Exit 114 Lions River.
    • Turn LEFT onto gravel road (Karkloof Reserve sign).
    • After 3.2kms turn RIGHT to Howick on tar road (Karkloof Reserve).
    • After 3.5kms turn LEFT to Karkloof on gravel road (Karkloof Reserve).
    • After 6.5kms go STRAIGHT over crossroads to Karkloof Reserve WEST.
    • Continue past Triandra Farm School on your RIGHT.
    • Pass through entrance marked PRIVATE PROPERTY and follow signs to ROCKWOOD OFFICE.

 

Rockwood Farm Cottage and Rockwood Farm House – entrance from Karkloof Reserve WEST

From Durban:

  • Take N3.
  • Take Exit 103 Howick/Midmar (Karkloof Reserve) sign.
  • Turn RIGHT across N3 to Howick.
  • Follow Karkloof Reserve signs to Central Howick.
  • At the centre of Howick (at SupaQuick Tyres), turn RIGHT to Karkloof/Rietvlei Rd (Karkloof Reserve).
  • After 13kms, turn LEFT to Curry’s Post onto gravel road (Karkloof Reserve WEST).
  • After 3.5kms turn RIGHT onto D815 to Karkloof Reserve WEST.
  • Continue past Triandra Farm School on your RIGHT.
  • Pass through entrance marked PRIVATE PROPERTY and follow signs to ROCKWOOD OFFICE.

From Johannesburg:

  • Take N3.
  • Take Exit 114 Lions River.
  • Turn LEFT onto gravel road (Karkloof Reserve sign).
  • After 3.2kms turn RIGHT to Howick on tar road (Karkloof Reserve).
  • After 3.5kms turn LEFT to Karkloof on gravel road (Karkloof Reserve).
  • After 6.5kms go STRAIGHT over crossroads to Karkloof Reserve WEST.
  • Continue past Triandra Farm School on your RIGHT.
  • Pass through entrance marked PRIVATE PROPERTY and follow signs to ROCKWOOD OFFICE.

By Air

The nearest airport is Pietermaritzburg (Oribi). There are regular scheduled flights between Pietermaritzburg and Johannesburg. By road, Pietermaritzburg is approximately 45 minutes away.

Alternatively, Durban International is about 1 hr 45 minutes by road.

Airport transfers can be arranged on request.

By Helicopter

Heli transfers and scenic tours can be arranged on request.

Map

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