Self-catering Lodges

The self-catering lodges we manage are located in the Greater Kruger Park which includes Hoedspruit [Limpopo Province] – a mere 40 min. travel to Orpen Gate, Kruger Park

We do NOT provide cleaning services during your stay – if needed, this can be booked in advance at an additional fee.

All our units have been treated with an anti-malaria detergent spray as a preventative measure. Please use anti-mosquito lotions and/or burn citronella candles outside when you BBQ. Aircons [in rooms] are a sure way to prevent mosquitoes visiting!

Most of our units offer SPLASH pools, aircons; dstv satellite. Guest are NOT allowed to make use of the pool at the camping area

We offer guests a Pick & Pay food store, butchery, chemist, liquor shop, restaurants, a day-spa [pedicure, nail bar and skin care] with licensed restaurant & coffee shop, sushi bar and tourist shops all situated in the Fig Rock Centre next to the entrance of the estate.

On the estate you may drive on the estate`s various game drive routes, view dams with elevated bird hides where animals and birds quench their thirst.

Roaming freely are impala, kudu, zebra, giraffe, warthog, eland, wildebeest, waterbuck [to name a few] and 170+ bird species. We sometimes encounter hyena, leopard [currently 2 – 3 resident leopards], lion and wild dogs, making your visit even more excited and with ample opportunity for good photos


Wildlife Activities: Hoedspruit Cheetah Project, Mholoholo Rehabilitation Centre, Blyde Spa, Hoedspruit Spa, Mapusha Weaving, Swadini Snake Park, Kapama elephant back safaris, hot air ballooning, Jessica the hippo, the silk farm and much more!

Panorama Route: Three Rondavels, Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window, World’s View, The Pinnacle, Lisbon – and Berlin Falls and Graskop Gorge – all within a 1.5 hr day-trip from the Estate. Lots of small gift shops and restaurants on the way

Fishing & boating on Klaserie Dam. Blydepoort dam offers game viewing excursions, white river rafting on Blyde River or in the Olifants gorge [Abel Erasmus Pass]; game view cruise on a sundowner’s boat cruising the Olifants River

Golf: Hoedspruit Drakensig Club [9-hole] overlooks Drakensberg Mountains. Hans Merensky Course [18- hole] is on the edge of Kruger Park – here animals have the right of way! Phalaborwa [Hans Merensky Golf Course] is 1 hr. travel from the estate

Estate requirements

Hot & cold weather can be expected at any time with chilly evenings. Please use sunscreen to protect your body against the severe African sun, especially the Limpopo area. Hoedspruit and Kruger are malaria areas in summer months only

Arrival after 14:00-24:00; departure 10:00. Speed limit strictly enforced at 30km/hr – hefty speeding fines if you don’t adhere

Enjoy the wildlife and laid-back [s]low-veld living! NO noise or parties allowed – this is enforced by management and non-behaving guests will be escorted out of the reserve

No motor– or quad bikes allowed in the estate [bikes on trailers included]. Our management team on the estate is on standby to ensure you have a memorable holiday

PLEASE NOTE: enough pre-paid electricity will be available for your stay [which management topped-up before your arrival]. Should guests need more pre-paid this is available at an additional cost – top-up at Wildlife Management Offices next to the gate [ask security]. ONLY available Mondays – Fridays from 08:00 – 16:00. Don’t be caught in the dark!

Air conditioners and lights are to be switched off when not in use – please ensure all doors and windows are locked when not at home.

R2,500 per night [Max. 6x guests]

Mushi Maningi Lodge

“Mushi Maningi” means “Lots of Niceness” and is a newly renovated house in the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate and can accommodate max. 6x guests. Self-catering and private, this cozy three bedroom lodge has much to offer by way of comfort and relaxation. The main bedroom is downstairs and offers a perfect night’s sleep on a Queen sized bed, whilst the two upstairs bedrooms each have two single beds.

Pool YES
Air Conditioning YES
Braai Pit YES
    R3,500 [8 guests]

    Marula Bush Lodge

    If you’re looking for the ultimate entertainment paradise that’s nowhere near the city and completely immersed in the beauty of the bush, then Marula Bush Lodge is the one for you.

    Internet Yes
    DSTV Yes
    Pool Yes
    Aircon Yes
      R2,500 per night [Min 2x Nights]

      Giraffe Lodge

      Giraffe Lodge is a wonderful 6 sleepers self-catering holiday villa, available for rent in Hoedspruit Wildilfe Estate. From the Big Five game areas to the Blyde River Canyon; you can enjoy a wide range of daily activities while visiting the region.

      Air Conditioning YES
      Pool YES
      Self-Catering YES
      DSTV YES
      Game Drives YES
      WIFI YES
        R2,500 per night [sleeps 6]

        Amandari Lodge

        AMANDARI LODGE – This brand new bush lodge is situated in the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate and comprises of three bedrooms [all privately en-suite]

        R3,300 [8 guests]

        Nicole’s Bush Lodge

        This idyllic bush retreat has plenty of space for people to roam across the stunning deck and pool area through to the fence that lines the bush.

        DSTV Full
        Pool Yes
        Braai-pit Yes
        Selfcatering Yes
          R3,000 [8 guests]

          Pat’s Pad

          Pat’s Pad has a fantastic view with a wide sliding window overlooking the waterhole and bush.

          Pool Yes
          DSTV Yes
          Aircon Yes
          House Alarm Yes
          Braai Area Yes
          Selfcatering Yes

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