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How to get there

GPS Co-ordinates: S 22 56 15 E 035 34 13.1
Please note that you will need a four wheel drive vehicle to get to the lodge.

From Johannesburg, South Africa:

  • Take the N4 - past Witbank, Mbombela(Nelspruit) and all the way to the Komatipoort border.
  • Once through the Ressano Garcia border post, follow the main toll road to Maputo
  • As you enter Maputo proceed through the toll gate and shortly after take a left turn onto EN1 to Xai-Xai. This is the main coastal road north.
  • Pass Villages of Maracuene (28km), Manhica (75km), Macia (143km) and Chissano to the town of Xai-Xai 204km North of Maputo, this is a good place to re-fuel. Smaller villages and towns, including Chidenguele (262km), Quissico (392km) and Inharrime (372km).
  • From Inharrime continue for approximately 45km passing Cumbano which has a large radio mast on the left side of the road to LINDELA
  • Keep a look out for a sign board on your left saying LINDELA.
  • Continue straight up the EN1 past the Lindela turnoff and pass through Maxixe
  • Massinga and continue for approximately10km.
  • Turnoff to Pomene is on right side
  • Dirt road and passes through the town of Rio das Pedros, (keep right) for 14kms then through the small village of Teveli.
    After Teveli, you will reach a boom Gate which is the entrance to the Pomene Reserve. Here you will be charged 400 mts person and 400 mts per vehicle. (*subject to change). Children are half price. This is a one-off payment; please ensure you get a receipt. Good place to deflate tyres. From the Reserve gate to the lodge is 13 kms of thick sand.
  • Pomene View Lodge is 50km from the main road (EN1).

Directions from Zimbabwe Forbes Border Post:

      Kms Notes:
Forbes Border* > Chimoio 98 Fuel at Chimoio
Chimoio > Inchope turn off 66 Turn  right here - Sometimes fuel at Inchope
Inchope > Revue River 80  
Revue > Busi River 20  
Busi > Muxungwe 55 Fuel and cleanish loo!
Muxungwe > Save 109 1st 10 kms bad potholes after Save
Save > Inhassorro 73 Bad road-potholes - Fuel just before Inhassoro  turn off
Inhassorro > Vilanculos 50 Bad road-potholes - Fuel just after Vilanculos turn off
Vilanculos > Unguane 135 Last fuel stop other than Massinga before turn off to Pomene
Unguane > Pomene Turn off 25  
Pomene Turn off > Massinga 9 Fuel
Pomene Turn off > Rio dos Pedros 7 Dirt road from now on
Rio dos Pedros** > Teveli 14  
Teveli > Reserve Boom 15 Thick sand for next 12kms - deflate tyres
Reserve Boom > Pomene View Lodge 12 GPS Co-ordinates: S 22 56 15    E 035 34 13.1
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