Getting There

Getting to Leopard Mountain

By Road

From Durban/The South
When Northbound on the N2 highway,
32km after Huhluwe, turn left onto the D464 District Road/Leopard Mountain turnoff
Proceed to the gate of the Manyoni Private Game Reserve - Here you will be asked to sign in
Then continue on for 13km to the lodge. We are well sign posted along this road

From Johannesburg/The North
When Southbound on the N2 highway,
19km after Mkuze turn right onto the D464 District Road/Leopard Mountain turnoff
Proceed to the gate of the Manyoni Private Game Reserve - Here you will be asked to sign in
Then continue on for 13km to the lodge. We are well sign posted along this road

By Air

Leopard Mountain is within easy reach of both King Shaka Durban International and Richards Bay Airports. All domestic airlines fly daily to Durban and SAA Airlink flies daily into Richards Bay. We would recommend arriving on a morning flight to ensure you travel in daylight hours. Transfers can be arranged through the Leopard Mountain Reservation office.

In addition, SA Airlink operates a lodge service between the Greater Kruger and Zululand via the Phinda Airstrip connecting these 2 incredible safari destinations. Airlink operates convenient daily direct flights from Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town to Nelspruit Kruger.

A unique 20 minute air-side transfer connects you onward on Airlink’s Lodge Link service to the Phinda Airstrip. From there you will enjoy a road transfer to Leopard Mountains doorstep.

Airlink's Lodge Link service also connects Nelspruit Kruger to the Timbavati and KwaZulu-Natal. Other connections include Nelspruit Kruger to Livingstone in Zambia directly permitting travellers to combine the wonders of both the Kruger Park and the Victoria Falls. It also links Nelspruit Kruger and Vilanculos (Mozambique), gateway to the Bazaruto and Benguerra Islands.



By Road Transfers

Road transfers are available through Leopard Mountain to and from various points within KwaZulu Natal. Registered, professional transfer companies, with all insurances and indemnities in place, are used for Road Transfers. Road worthy, comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles are used for transfers. The vehicle type used will depend on the number of people on the transfer. Please enquire for further information on these transfers or if you have a party more than 3 people.

To/From Estimated Travel Time Rate Per Vehicle One Way 1 - 3 people
King Shaka International Airport (Durban) 3 hours R 4 440.00
Richards Bay Airport 2 hours R 3 120.00
Elephant Education (Return) 45 mins R 1 800.00
Phinda Airstrip 1 hour R 1 920.00
St Lucia (Makakatana Bay) 1,5 hours R 2 400.00
Kosi Bay Border  (Anvil Bay) 3 hours R 3 720.00
Coastal Cashews (Thonga Beach Lodge) 2,5 hours R 3 360.00

Transfer Terms and Conditions:


  • Transfers are subject to availability
  • All rates are valid from 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2020.
  • All rates are quoted in South African Rands (ZAR).
  • Rates are subject to change due to fuel increases.
  • All transfer rates are subject to change on the transfer supplier’s discretion.
  • Rates are based on normal daytime times of arrival and departure - if a transfer is delayed or outside these parameters then additional charges for the driver to stay over may apply.