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    Default Jozini to Kosi Bay

    Good day, Can someone reply on how is the tar road conditioning from Jozini to Kosi bay I like to use it on my way to Mabibi.

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    We travelled the route in April. Road was in good condition, just the usual cattle goats and donkeys.

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    Thanks

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    Kofi bay itself is better suited to a 4x4 if you are towing, but you can actually drive around there quite happily in a normal vehicle. Going to the mouth at Kosi is a little more challenging. You could probably do it in a bakkie, but is easier in a 4x4.

    The main road to the boarder post as mentioned a pretty good tar road.

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    Travelled in Aug, good but watch the road
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    thanks will be towing a venter 13" tyres and it had potholes.

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    Default Road from Jozini to Kosi Bay

    Quote Originally Posted by Janbass View Post
    Good day, Can someone reply on how is the tar road conditioning from Jozini to Kosi bay I like to use it on my way to Mabibi.
    Hi, when do you speak about the road from Jozini to Kosi Bay, do you mean the one passing through Shemula, and Phelandaba ?
    Because i've found a web site, https://tracks4africa.co.za/, that shows it as all tarred road with just some potholes after Shemula.
    But sometimes on web we can find very wrong informations
    thanks

    I want to drive in with a sedan from Kosi Bay to Pongola.
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    Road is no problem to travel in a sedan. All tar and in fairly good confition
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    The road is fine. There are a few potholes about 15km from Jozini towards Kosi Bay. It is very bumpy and not the most comfortable road to drive.

    BE CAREFUL OF ANIMALS ON THE ROAD. I cannot emphasize it enough. It has been very dry and with the little rain we had only the grass on the edge of the road is green so all the animals line the road.

    As it is the festive season I can only warn of drunk pedestrians as well that do the most stupid things in the road at times.

    Also beware of donkeys on the N2 between Pongola and Hluhluwe. There are lots of them especially around Mkuze.

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    I travelled there in June, towing a conqueror conquest. The road is fine.
    If memory serves correct, there are a couple of speed bumps near Thembe area which appear suddenly.

    Like others have said, beware of animals and pedestrians on the road.

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    Just an update

    About 50 km from Jozini to Kosi Bay you cross a cattle grid. This has started to come apart. It is extremely dangerous. Please take care when crossing.

    We had some rain so everything is turning beautiful and green again but it also brought out the bugs and snakes.

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    Lots of cattle, goats and pedestrians, was up there 2 months ago. the road was in a good condition. The road from Mkuze via Unbombo or Bethesda hospital is very rough.

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    my personal knowledge is that for kosi bay and ponta do ouro i used to take the route over the wall at jozini and follow that ; but now there is the new tar road at hluhluwe; this tar road is very good ;for mabibi take the back road from sodwana village passing lake sibaya on the left and 7 mile ? 9 mile ? on the right - 4x4 needed for mabibi ; some sections are deep sand ; I was there last year in december ;good holidays !

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