Getting There

GPRS Coordinates For Lidwala

31° 10’37.61?E and 26° 25’27.10?S

From Durban

Take the N2 north and before Pongola town turn right at the Swaziland signpost. After entering through Golela/Lavumisa border keep straight all the way to Hhelehhele turning left at the T-Junction towards Manzini. Pass through Manzini keeping on the highway past Matsapha. Take the 1st Lobamba/Ezulwini offramp and turn left crossing the Usutu river. At the traffic circle keep right, at the T-Junction turn right. Pass the Gables Pick n Pay shopping centre and about 2km after this is Lidwala Backpacker Lodge on the left hand side of the road clearly signposted, opposite Woodlands Restaurant. Turn left up the brick-paved drive and the first building is the All Out Africa office, the second one is Lidwala Backpacker Lodge. If you reach the Royal Swazi Hotel, you have gone too far!

From Kruger Park

Exit Kruger Park at the Malelane gate. Keep on the R38 passing under the N4 towards Jeppies Reef. From Jeppies Reef/Matsamu border gate keep straight through Piggs Peak to the highway to Mbabane. Go through Mbabane turning right onto the highway towards Manzini. Take the 1st Ezulwini offramp and keep straight past the sun international hotels. 1.8km after the Royal Swazi Hotel Lidwala Backpacker Lodge is on the right hand side of the road clearly signposted, opposite Woodlands Restaurant. Turn right up the brick-paved drive and the first building is the All Out Africa office, the second one is Lidwala Backpacker Lodge. If you reach the Gables Pick n Pay shopping centre, you have gone too far!

From Johannesburg

Take the N12 out of JHB heading east towards Witbank. After Witbank turn right onto the R33, go through Carolina and immediately after crossing the railway line turn right. At the T junction with the R39 turn left towards Oshoek. From the Oshoek/Ngwenya border follow the highway straight through Mbabane turning right onto the highway towards Manzini. Take the 1st Ezulwini offramp and keep straight past the sun international hotels. 1.8km after the Royal Swazi Hotel Lidwala Backpacker Lodge is on the right hand side of the road clearly signposted, opposite Woodlands Restaurant. Turn right up the brick-paved drive and the first building is the All Out Africa office, the second one is Lidwala Backpacker Lodge. If you reach the Gables Pick n Pay shopping centre, you have gone too far!