Things to Do in Hoedspruit

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Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Animal Parks in Hoedspruit (17.1 km from Hoedspruit)

A visit to the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is a moving and worthwhile experience It's also a convenient day excursion if you’re visiting the Orpen Gate side of Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, Pilgrim's Rest, Graskop or Sabie. The centre provides a home for abandoned, injured and poisoned wildlife and...

Blyde Dam Boat Cruise

Blyde Dam Boat Cruise

Popular Attractions in Hoedspruit (25.8 km from Hoedspruit)

Enjoy a lovely boat ride on the Blyde Dam, where you can savour the splendor of the Blyde River Canyon. Your tour guide will take you to the Kadishi Tufa Waterfall and the majestic Three Rondavels. Wildlife is abundant; you'll be able to spot hippo, crocodile, as well as fish eagle. During the cruise, you can learn more about the history of the...

Khamai Reptile Park

Khamai Reptile Park

Animal Parks in Hoedspruit (14.6 km from Hoedspruit)

This herpetological haven is well worth a stop! Formerly known as Swadini Snake Park, Khamai Reptile Park is home to some of South Africa’s deadliest snakes. Experienced guides will show you the scariest beasts - black and green mambas, boomslangs and Mozambique Spitting Cobras. If that isn’t enough to get your pulse racing then check out the...

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

Animal Parks in Hoedspruit (19.8 km from Hoedspruit)

Last chance to see? Hopefully not but don't miss seeing some of the rarest of Africa’s breeding wildlife at an amazing centre in the Limpopo. Situated on over 100 hectares within the Kapama Private Game Reserve, the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre was initially established as part of a breeding programme for cheetah.Today the centre has...

Bombyx Mori Silk Farm

Bombyx Mori Silk Farm

Popular Attractions in Hoedspruit (14.7 km from Hoedspruit)

Discover the secrets of silk and the extraordinary little creatures that produce it. Experienced guides will take you on a journey through silk’s fascinating history and an interesting behind-the-scenes tour. Currently Bombyx Mori Silk Estate is South Africa’s only commercial silkworm farm. Here you can find out about their organic farming...

Balloon Safaris Hoedspruit

Balloon Safaris Hoedspruit

Popular Attractions in Hoedspruit

Take to the sky in a hot air balloon for the experience of your life! Sun Catchers Hot Air Ballooning offers one-hour long flights from Hoedspruit over the scenic Blyde River. Soar above a mix of farmland and private nature reserves at the foot of the Drakensberg Escarpment. Weather permitting, Sun Catchers also offer flights over the Kapama...

African Summer Spa

African Summer Spa

Spa and Wellness in Hoedspruit (0.4 km from Hoedspruit)

African Summer Spa is one of the top health and wellness centres in Limpopo province, South Africa. Offering half-day and full-day packages including lunch, there are a variety of treatments and packages available to ensure that guests feel relaxed and rejuvenated during their stay. Facilities include a hairdresser, nail technician (acrylic and...

Elephant Back Safaris

Elephant Back Safaris

Popular Attractions in Hoedspruit (11.4 km from Hoedspruit)

Experience the thrill of riding elephants. The tour is provided at the Kapama Private Game Reserve and lasts for about an hour. Learn how to get onto the back of an elephant. These gracious animals tend to grab a grassy snack along the way. You are returned to the elephant boma after the ride. Videos can be made on request.

Things to do near Hoedspruit

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Balule Nature Reserve

Balule Nature Reserve

Game Reserve in Balule Nature Reserve (18.9 km from Hoedspruit)

The Balule Nature Reserve, also called the Balule Private Game Reserve, is situated next to the Kruger National Park. The park was formed in the early 1990s when numerous farm owners removed the fences separating the farms and has since grown to about 35 000 hectares in size.Balule and the surrounding Olifants and Klaserie Nature Reserves are...

Kruger National Park

Game Reserve in Kruger National Park (46.2 km from Hoedspruit)

The Kruger National Park, which measures a whopping two million hectares, is approximately the size of the whole of Wales. Although there are still fences between parts of the Kruger National Park and Mozambique and Zimbabwe, so the planned Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park is not quite yet a reality. When it is, it will be spectacular. Actually,...

Lisbon Falls

Lisbon Falls

Waterfall in Graskop (57.4 km from Hoedspruit)

At 92 m, the Lisbon Falls are the highest in Mpumalanga. The river separates into three streams as it plunges into the pool below. These falls are located near God's Window and just north of Graskop.

Three Rondawels

Three Rondawels

Popular Attractions in Graskop (65.1 km from Hoedspruit)

The Three Rondawels are also known as 'The Chief and his Three Wives'. The flat-topped peak to the right is named Mapjaneng - the 'Chief', whilst the three wives are named Maseroto, Mogoladikwe, and Magabolle. Towering in isolated and massive splendour behind them is the 1944 m high peak named Mareiepskop, which forms the southern portal of the...

Blyde River Canyon

Blyde River Canyon

Game Reserve in Blyde River Canyon (26.9 km from Hoedspruit)

Situated along the Mpumalanga Drakensberg escarpment, the reserve covers a large area extending from the Pinnacle and Gods Window in the south to beyond the mighty Marieps Kop in the north, and ending at Swadini. The reserve is administered by the Mpumalanga Parks Board and is known primarily for the outstanding natural beauty of the canyon as...

Alpha Omega Cave

Alpha Omega Cave

Popular Attractions in Ohrigstad (61.8 km from Hoedspruit)

Spiritually inspired local artist Doctor Ron van Zyl built the Alpha Omega Cave. In the cave you will see his unusual sculpted vision of angels and demons. Guided tours are given daily.

Sabi Sand Reserve

Game Reserve in Sabi Sand Reserve (61.4 km from Hoedspruit)

Situated in the southwestern part of the greater Kruger National Park, Sabi Sand Game Reserve is famous for having some of the best year-round Big Five viewing in South Africa. Renowned for the high incidence of leopard sightings, Sabi Sand is also one of the best places to see cheetah, lion and wild dogs.Wildlife roam through this unspoiled...

Bourkes Luck Potholes

Bourkes Luck Potholes

Popular Attractions in Blyde River Canyon (38.3 km from Hoedspruit)

The impressive rock features of Bourke’s Luck Potholes marks the start of the extraordinarily scenic Blyde River Canyon and is one of the tick-offs on the well-beaten path of the Panorama Route.The giant potholes have been carved over centuries by pebbles swirling around in poolswhere the Treur River plunges into the Blyde River. Bourke’s Luck had...

Amarula Lapa

Amarula Lapa

Popular Attractions in Phalaborwa (47.5 km from Hoedspruit)

Home to Africa's wild and silky cream liqueur, the Amarula Lapa is a great spot to chill near the Phalaborwa Gate of Kruger National Park. Here you can relax, stretch your legs and of course, enjoy a glass of Amarula Cream on ice and stock up with a few bottles before journeying on. Comfortable seating, a shop and a warm African welcome await...

God's Window

God's Window

Popular Attractions in Blyde River Canyon (63.8 km from Hoedspruit)

This is the spot where everyone takes their shots. Serious shutterbugs will be reaching for their polarising filters and best wide angle lens. Choose a clear day and you can see all the way to the Kruger National Park and Mozambique. Glance towards the east and you’ll see the Three Sisters, also known as the Three Rondawels. Just two kilometres...

Alpha Omega Bible Sculpture Garden

Alpha Omega Bible Sculpture Garden

Popular Attractions in Ohrigstad (64 km from Hoedspruit)

The Alpha Omega Bible Sculpture Garden can be found on the way to Echo Caves just off the R36 road before the turnoff to Graskop. Local artist Ron van Zyl did the spiritually inspired artwork.

Echo Caves

Echo Caves

Popular Attractions in Ohrigstad (43 km from Hoedspruit)

The Echo Caves are situated in the northernmost range of the Drakensberg in Limpopo. This interesting geological site can be found 15 km west of the Strydom Tunnel on the Abel Erasmus Pass and 26 km north of Ohrigstad on the Lydenburg/Tzaneen road. The natural caves are well known for the hollow dolomite in this area. If the stalactites are...

Old Shoe

Old Shoe

Popular Attractions in Ohrigstad (61.1 km from Hoedspruit)

The childhood story of Old Mother Hubbard who lived in a shoe with so many children is brought to life at the Old Shoe. An artist and his family live here, allowing visitors inside for a small donation. It also contains the artworks of Ron van Zyl and artifacts from the Iron Age. Visit the curio shop and grab a burger at the tea garden afterwards.

Africa Silks Farm

Africa Silks Farm

Popular Attractions in Graskop (63.9 km from Hoedspruit)

Visit an active silk farm and be amazed by the silk making process at this unique African development venture. After taking an interesting tour, you can spoil yourself purchasing silk clothing, silk-filled duvets or even silk skincare products. Guided one-hour tours are offered on the farm for a minimal fee. These tours take place from Monday to...

Selati Game Reserve Game Reserve

Selati Game Reserve

Game Reserve in Selati Game Reserve (16.5 km from Hoedspruit)

Selati Game Reserve encompasses 30 000 ha of the greater Kruger Park area. The landscape is characterised by typical savannah trees and bushveld, and is also home to the Big 5. The reserve is situated nearby to Phalaborwa, one of the largest mineral ore deposits in the world. The endemic cycad forms part of the sprawling habitat which became a...