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About Khaya Ndlovu Manor House

Khaya Ndlovu Manor House offers various accommodation options on a DBB basis, and is located outside the small Lowveld town of Hoedspruit. We are situated on the breathtaking 15000-hectare Blue Canyon Conservancy boasting four species of the Big 5. The Hoedspruit area is characterized by the abundance of Big 5 game viewing opportunities and game reserves with pristine natural surroundings along the western boundary of the Kruger National Park. Even while indoors, one is constantly reminded of, and greeted by, magnificent natural scenes, be it either the well established colonial-style gardens or the northern reaches of the Drakensberg Mountains. The promise of relief from the Lowveld heat and humidity is materialized in the cool depths of the swimming pool, which overlooks an often frequented waterhole amidst indigenous trees and shrubbery. A sundowner has never tasted quite as good as it does on the pool deck overlooking the scene below. Activities include BIG 4 game drives, bush walks and birding excursions departing from our reception, directly onto the Blue Canyon Conservancy. We also offer an exclusive one hour helicopter trip into the Blyde River Canyon - see the canyon like you have never seen it before. We also have an onsite spa where a variety of treatments are offered in our lapa style treatment room overlooking our waterhole. An array of activities are located in the nearby area, such as hot air ballooning, microlight flights, trips into the Kruger National Park and the famous Panorama Route. The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, Jessica the Hippo and boat cruises on the Blyde Dam are all very worthwhile experiences to enjoy during your stay with us. Our friendly staff are here to assist you plan your perfect stay. With a mix of traditional South African food and contemporary cooking, fine dining is guaranteed at Khaya Ndlovu Manor House. Your chef, Shane Johnson and his very capable assistance Princess, are seasoned experts in the art of making good food great. Shane hails from Johannesburg, but has been in the five star lodge industry for the past 10 years having worked and headed up kitchens at establishments like Ulusaba and Leopard Hills. Khaya Ndlovu Manor House is a luxury establishment that places emphasis on exposing families to the African bush experience.

Safari: We offer drives and walks on the Blue Canyon Conservancy, as well ask Kruger Park Day Tours.

Spa: At Khaya Ndlovu, we have several luxurious pamper packages for you to choose from, to soothe your mind and relax and rejuvenate your soul.

Wedding Venues: If you are looking for a stylish bushveld wedding or function venue with understated luxury and professional and personalised service then look no further than Khaya Ndlovu Manor House.

Family friendly: Children of all ages welcome. Children 6+ can join game drives. Chefs are able to cater for little ones, and baby sitting can be arranged.

Romantic: Our honeymoon suite is the opitome of indulgence, spacious and the bathroom boasts a spa bath. Private dining can be arranged.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 15 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 22
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior
* Please enquire for further details.


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Reviews for Khaya Ndlovu Manor House

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Cal Bruns
06 August 2017

We arrived and were blown away by the Drakensberg mountain views in the distance. The lodge is far more stunning than the pics and the staff was so friendly and skilled at their jobs. Giraffes are as common in this reserve as Impala are in others! Seeing Wild Dogs with their 11 puppies was a definite highlight. Thanks again for a beautiful stay.

Cindy De Wit, Netherlands
25 November 2012

A beautiful place to stay with a stunning view. The rooms are lovely decorated with great attention to detail. There is a fan in the room but for those hot humid summer days you do miss airconditioning. The staff were very friendly and hospitabel and the food was good. A downside are the trains that hoot everytime they are near the crossing nearby the accommodation.

Khaya Ndlovu Manor House Map

Khaya Ndlovu Manor House is 1.8km from the centre of Hoedspruit , the nearest airport 9.8km (Eastgate Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Hoedspruit

Blyde Dam Boat Cruise

(25.8 km from Hoedspruit)

2 reviews

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...

Khamai Reptile Park

(14.6 km from Hoedspruit)

1 review

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...

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

(19.8 km from Hoedspruit)

1 review

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...

Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

(17.1 km from Hoedspruit)

7 reviews

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...