Great Drives Out #2


Do you Love Adventure?

The kind that few traditional tourists experience. That has an irresistible pull into the less explored and untainted. Where you meet real people with generous smiles, eager to share their homes, lives and culture with you…



Umzumbe >> Kwadweshula >> Batstones

Total Distance: 82km

This Great Drive sstarts at Umzumbe taking you along the Umzumbe Valley to the turning point at a “cool” local business before returning past incredible Mission buildings via the iconic Batstones Drift to the finish in Port Shepstone. 

 

Start your trip at 0km. At each km reading you will notice a point of interest…


0 Km – 1

Just past the Outlook Farm, at the robots continue on the Bushy Valley Road, driving torwards KwaXolo caves


2.7 km > Pass Banana plantations


0km – 1

Umzumbe Station off R102 (Starting point)


0.27km > Keep right on the hill


4km > Next T Junction turn right


6.5km > Keep left D1150


13.6km – 2

Musa Mseleku – Accommodation keep right at the Y junction


15.9 – 3

Umzumbe Bridge – KwaMagubane


19.6 km > Umzumbe Lower Primary School & Morrison Mission


19.8 km – 4

Morrison Store – 300 metres after Morrison store keep left


22.2km > Keep Left


29.9 km > Baphumile Clinic


32 km > Umzumbe bridge – Baphumile Ward 13


40.6 km > Turn right – tar road KwaDweshula


43.6 km – 5

KwaDweshula Chillers – Pool Table


49.8 km > View Spot


53 km – 6

Mseni


54.7 > Mehlomnyama Police Station on your left


55.7 – 7

Mehlomnyama Store Supermaket on your left for some refreshments


59.4 km 8

Turn Left to Assisi Mission – Left then continue right back to the tar road


68.4 km – 9

Left turn to Maristella Mission and then return to tar road


77.3 km > Turn Right before toll road down to Bastone’s Drift (LOW LEVEL BRIDGE)


78.9 km – 10

Cross the Umzimkulu River and then turn left


80.8 km > Pass Spillers Wharf on your left


82 km > Turn Left into Aiken Street in Port Shepstone


Finish > End drive at the robots opposite Oribi Plaza