TRAVEL INFORMATION

There are several ways through which you can reach the University of Zululand and Umfolozi Casino, which is the venue of the conference. The directions provided here, are from OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg).

From OR Tambo International Airport, there are three ways of reaching the University of Zululand and conference venue in particular.

  1. Take a direct flight from OR Tambo International Airport to Richards Bay Airport (there are usually two or three flights during weekdays and one or two over weekends). If you are coming from outside South Africa, please carefully check the flight schedules.
  2. Take a flight (which takes plus minutes an hour) from OR Tambo International Airport to King Shaka International Airport (Durban), we will arrange a bus to collect you at this airport on the 15 or 16th of June. It is important to send us your itinerary so that, we arrange pick up times. For those who are flying in on the 14th or 15th of June, please also notify us, accordingly.
  3. You can take a Greyhound bus from Johannesburg Park Station (from OR Tambo International Airport, you can reach Park Station by taking a Gautrain, and drop off at Park Station). The Greyhound bus normally leaves Park Station at 7am and arrives in Empangeni at 5pm and Richards Bay at 6pm the same day. Similarly, if you choose to use the bus, let us know so that we can pick you up at the bus stops (Empangeni or Richards Bay depending on where you are booked).
  4. For those who are driving, there are several routes which can be used to get to the University of Zululand and Umfolozi Casino or their hotel accommodation for that matter. Please check these directions carefully or you can email us and we can provide directions, depending on where you are coming from.