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About Hippo Trail

Lace up your hiking boots and hit the Hippo Trail into the Blyde River Canyon. The adventurous hike is not for the faint hearted or unfit!

This 18 km round trip should be started early, as the hike needs to be completed in daylight.

Things to do in Blyde River Canyon

Accommodation near Hippo Trail

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge

12 Reviews
Sleeps 24 in 10 rooms

If you’re keen to get away from the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy some well-deserved rest and...
from R1120
per night for 2 guests

Bona Intaba Game Lodge - Cany...

19 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Bona Intaba Private Game Lodge offers luxurious self catering thatched accommodation and is...
from R960
per night for 2 guests

Klip Cottage Accommodation

Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Situated on a working citrus farm near Hoedspruit, Klip Cottage is a guest house offering...
from R1000
per night for 2 guests

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