Umbhaba Eco Lodge lies on a hillside and overlooks the Sabie River Valley in the Lowveld. The Drakensberg escarpment is nearby. Guests are only a short drive away from the popular Kruger National Park, South Africa. Umbhaba Eco Lodge is only 15 km to Numbi & Phabeni gate. Guests can enjoy the spectacular views of the scenic Sabie River Valley while staying at Umbhaba Eco Lodge.
Umbhaba Eco Lodge's convenient location places is within close distance of some of Mpumalanga's famous sights on the scenic Panorama Route, South Africa. These sights include the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, Pilgrim's Rest and God's Window.
From Johannesburg, take the N12 highway towards eMalahleni (Witbank). The road then becomes the N4, which leads in the direction of Nelspruit. Stay on the N4. You will pass eMalahleni (Witbank), the Middelburg toll gate (R33,00), the Shell Ultra City, Middelburg, Belfast, the Engen One Stop, Milly's Star Stop, Machadodorp and the Machadodorp toll gate (R49,00), Waterval Boven, Waterval Onder and the Sappi Station at Ngodwana.
When you enteri Nelspruit, continue through the first traffic light, then turn left at the second set of traffic lights onto the R40 road. Proceed on the R40, which leads in the direction of White River. In White River, turn left at the first traffic light, which is marked Uplands College. About 200 metres further comes the next traffic light. Here you turn right (marked Hazyview, Baghdad Cafe, Kruger National Park).
Pass the first traffic light and at the second traffic light the road connects with the R40. Here you turn left towards Hazyview. Continue your journey on the R40. Carry on straight in the direction of Hazyview. About 43 kms after White River (2 km before Hazyview) you will see Umbhaba Eco Lodge on the left hand side of the road.
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