The Kruger National Park
Do a guided day tour or drive yourself into the famed 20,000 square km Kruger National Park. It is home to the BIG 5 as well as a multitude of plains game, bird life and various types of fauna and flora unique to the Lowveld. There are various camps and picnic spots within the park to stretch your legs, and a network of roads to ensure you have an authentic wildlife adventure.
This is a must on everyone's bucket list!
The Panorama Route
The famous Panorama Route spans over two provinces; Mpumalanga and Limpopo and includes the Blyde River Canyon, one of the largest and greenest canyons in the world.
It offers a wealth of attractions which make it one of the most popular routes to explore in the whole of Africa.
Book a tour with a tour company or do the drive yourself.
Must sees; Mac Mac Falls, Bourke’s Luck Pot Holes, Three Rondawels, God's Window and Graskop for Harrie’s Pancakes.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Centres
Take a drive to the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre or the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre for an informative experience on the plight of our areas wildlife.
Both centres provide excellent photographic opportunities.
Jessica the Hippo
Take a short drive west of Hoedspruit and down to the banks of the Blyde River. Jessica the Hippo was rescued as a calf during the destructive floods in 2000 and was taken in by a family living on the banks of the river.
What makes this special hippo unique is the fact that she lives life as a wild hippo, but she interacts with humans in a very different way; she is friendly and calm.
This is also an excellent photographic opportunity.
Blyde Canyon Adventure Centre
Enjoy the splendor of the third largest canyon in the world...from the water.
An interpretation tour by a tour guide will take you to the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfall and the Three Rondawels. An abundance of wildlife will keep you distracted while learning more about the natural history of the Blyde Canyon.
Take the flight of your life with Hoedspruit Helicopters into and above the Blyde River Canyon.
Flights depart from Hoedspruit Civil Airport and last for approximately an hour.
Price on request.
Hot Air Ballooning
Take a slow "float"over the citrus farms and towards the mountains for a bucket list adventure!
This activity makes for a very early start of your day, and is very dependent on the weather.