Friday, October 30, 2009

Heatonville (L 11)

Name: Heatonville

Heatonville: (28 km from Empangeni on Nkwalini branch)
Over 50 000 tons of sugar cane for the felixton mill was loaded at this station during 2005 – 2006. A total of 435,744 tins of sugar cane was loaded form 16 points on this branch.
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Where to stay:

Thula Thula is situated only 40 minutes from Richards Bay harbour and airport, and less than 2 hours drive from Durban.

From Durban:
Take the N2 North bound to Empangeni. At the Empangeni turn off take the R34 to Empangeni. Drive through Empangeni following the direction of Nkwalini/Melmoth.

Take a right turn towards Heatonville, cross 3 train tracks. After the 3rd track at the T-junction turn left onto a dirt road follow the road upward for about 8 km, then turn right for about 2 km and arrive at the gate.

From the Heatonville turnoff the road is signposted. There is a 700m airstrip on the property.

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