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Transfers & Transportation

Port St Johns South Africa

Please Note : Our Sardine Run Packages include ALL Transfers !!!

Don't be caught out by Sardine Run packages that don't include ALL TRANSFERS
Port St. Johns is 5-hours south of Durban and private transfers are expensive.
Our packages INCLUDE all transfers & transport that you will require during the Sardine Run.

 

When you arrive at Durban Airport [or other pick-up points], we will meet you and transfer you to ScubaAddicts Lodge & Dive Centre where you will overnight. The following morning, you will dive the Aliwal Shoal before we transferring to Port St Johns.

The roads to Port St Johns are fine for driving during the day but are not very safe at night due to the numbers of people and animals on the road as well as large pot-holes which makes driving unsafe. The roads are through some very rural scenic areas and as we approach Port St Johns, the views are amazing.

If you are self-driving to Port St Johns [directions below], you can follow the vehicle or make your own way.

 

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Flights & Airport Transfers

There are many daily flights to Durban International Airport [KSIA / DUR], some are direct international flights [Emirates via Dubai].

There are daily flights to Durban from Johannesburg [JNB] or Cape Town [CPT].

Our packages include all transfers from Durban Airport to ScubaAddicts Dive Lodge and to Port St Johns for the Sardine Run.

 

Arrival Day : Day-1 of your package

Flight can arrive at anytime between 12-noon and 18:30 [6:30PM].

Due to logistics flights need to arrive by 18:30 [6:30PM].

If you need to arrive at a different times, let us know so we can arrange this for you.

Please Note : If your flight is delayed, please contact us so we can re-arrange your transfer!

 

Departure Day : Final Day of your package

Please Note : On the final day of your package you will arrive at Durban Airport at 15:00 [3PM].

Domestic / International Flights need to be planned accordingly to allow for check-in requirements of the airline!

If you require additional accommodation we can arrange the accommodation for you.

Directions to ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge, South Africa

Our packages include ALL transfers during your stay with us so you don't need to worry about how you will be getting to Umkomaas, however if you are wanting to arrive by car, we have plenty of parking at ScubaAddicts Dive Lodge.

 

Arriving by road from the North [Durban side]

ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge is situated 50kms south of Durban and about 50-minutes south of Durban International Airport. Heading SOUTH on the N2, take the Mnini / Umgababa [Junction 128] off-ramp. At the top of the off-ramp turn LEFT towards to ocean. Continue straight to the Stop Street [T-Junction] and turn RIGHT. Continue straight along the road with the ocean on your left for 9.4km. As the road leave the ocean, you go under a bridge and you will see a TOYOTA Garage and a BP petrol station on your LEFT. Turn LEFT at the petrol station into Rozel Road. Follow the road to the right and ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge is the 3rd property on the left [3A St. Helier Road].

 

Arriving by road from the South [Port Shepstone side]

ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge is situated 50kms south of Durban and about 50-minutes south of Durban International Airport. Heading NORTH on the N2, take the Umkomaas / Craigieburn off-ramp. At the top of the off-ramp turn RIGHT towards to ocean. Continue straight to the Stop Street [4-way stop] and turn RIGHT. Continue straight to the end of the road [golf course in front of you] and turn LEFT. Following the road round the golf course to the Stop Street and turn LEFT. Go straight across the road [BP service station on your left]. Follow the road to the right ScubaAddicts Lodge is 3rd on the left [3A St. Helier Road].

 

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Directions to Cremorne Estate, Port St Johns

Our packages include ALL transfers during your stay with us so you don't need to worry about how you will be getting to Port St Johns, however if you are wanting to arrive by car, we have plenty of parking at Cremorne Estate in Port St Johns, South Africa.

The roads towards Port St Johns are fine for driving during the day but are not very safe at night due to the numbers of people and animals on the road as well as large pot-holes which makes driving unsafe. Please plan your trip to arrive during the day. In June / July it gets dark between 17:00 [5pm] & 17:30 [5:30pm].

 

Arriving by road from the North [Durban side]

Travel on the N2 until you get to Ramsgate where you remain on the road but the road number will change to the R61. Continue on the R61 towards Port Edward where you will cross the bridge into the Eastern Cape. Continue on the R61 towards Bizana [approx. 55kms]. Once you reach Bizana continue through the town. You will come to a T-Junction where you turn left. Continue on the R61 for approx. 28kms where you will come to a another T-Junction [next to a petrol station] where you turn left towards Flagstaff [approx. 32kms]. When you reach Flagstaff, drive straight through the town and continue on the R61 towards Lusikisiki [approx. 44kms]. When you reach Lusikisiki there is a traffic circle, take the 2nd exit and continue towards Port St Johns on the R61. About 5kms before Port St Johns and just before you cross over the Umzimvubu River, you will see a small sand road on your left with signs to Cremorne Estate, take this road for approx. 1km and Cremorne Estate will be on your right. Enter Cremorne Estate, parking is on your right and reception is on the left. The ScubaAddicts team will be there to meet you.

 

Arriving by road from the South [East London side]

Travel on the N2 until you reach Umtata / Mthatha. When you reach the R61 take the turnoff towards Port St Johns. Travel along the R61 [approx. 93kms] and when you are approx. 5kms from Port St Johns you will turn left over the Umzimvubu River [towards Lusikisiki]. As soon as you are over the bridge you will see a small sand road on your right with signs to Cremorne Estate, take this road for approx. 1km and Cremorne Estate will be on your right. Enter Cremorne Estate, parking is on your right and reception is on the left. The ScubaAddicts team will be there to meet you.

 

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