Springbok grazing in Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit Tours and Travels

About Hoedspruit

Once a small, nondescript farming village, Hoedspruit's enviable location in the heart of the Central Lowveld has made it, over recent decades, a prime destination for travellers searching for some top quality game-viewing. Hoedspruit sits just on the edge of the famous Kruger National Park as well as the slightly smaller Ndlovumzi, Olifants and Selati game reserves, making it the ideal base for exploring the parks. With all this incredible wildlife and vegetation surrounding the area, you can be sure there will never be a dull moment during your stay in Hoedspruit.

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Hoedspruit Tours

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Hoedspruit Hotels

If you are planning a Hoedspruit holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp Hoedspruit

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Overlooking the magnificent bushveld, the Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp offers beautiful deluxe tents designed in a true African style. Each of the 8 comfortable tents, comes with private facilities and features a Bushveld bath. The lodge provides guests with dawn and dusk game drives as well as informative Bushveld walks. The onsite Amani Spa is the perfect place to relax after a great day game driving. The camp is situated within 14,000 hectares of pristine wilderness, adjacent to the Kruger National Park.

Kapama Buffalo Camp Hoedspruit

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Kapama Buffalo Camp offers a unique experience in the African bush. The luxury canvas tents,are set on wooden decks built on stilts over a steep-sided riverbank and are equipped with your very own Nespresso coffee machine. Dining takes place al fresco accompanied by a roaring fire and the twinkle of stars up above. There is also a refreshing pool where guests can cool themselves off. Kapama Private Game Reserve occupies an area between the northern Drakensberg mountains and the Kruger National Park.

Kapama Karula Lodge Hoedspruit

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Deluxe Lodge

Kapama Karula is a stunning camp where nature forms part of the accommodation. There are seven luxury air-conditioned tents and five large exclusive chalets, all elegantly furnished. The sparkling pool is the perfect place to cool off after a day of adventures in the sun and the stylish lounge area is ideal for guests who want to socialise with a drink and listen to the howls of the nearby wildlife. The camp is set on the banks of the Klaserie river which flows throughout the year.

Kapama River Lodge Hoedspruit

Our Category:    |   Regional Category:

Kapama River Lodge is without a doubt one of Kapama's finest lodges where luxurious living and rustic African charm go hand in hand. Rooms are spacious and well equipped offering uninterrupted views of this beautiful game reserve. Enjoy a delicious evening meal in the gorgeous Rhino Boma or a lovely glass of local wine in the magnificent wine cellar. This sensational lodge is located on the bend of the Kapama River across from a small permanent waterhole.

Timbavati Safari Lodge Hoedspruit

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Lodge

Nestled among glades of mature indigenous trees, the Timbavati Safari Lodge offers guests comfortable accommodation with an authentic African ambiance. The Ndebele rondavels are nicely spaced out across the grounds and feature en suite bathrooms, a ceiling fan, a small desk area and a veranda. After a day of game drives, feast in the open-aired traditional boma or alongside the outdoor pool with a bar and a large selection of wine only an arm's length away. WiFi is available. The lodge is only minutes from the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park.

Hoedspruit Tailor made suggestions

Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Hoedspruit.

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Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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