Warthog Rest Private Lodges, Hoedspruit
About Warthog Rest Private Lodges, Hoedspruit
Accommodation at Warthog Rest Private Lodge is of high standards. The luxury 8-sleeper lodge is fully self-catering and includes the services of a hostess/maid. Braai-pit and pool are next to the bush. Wildlife roams free and the lodges are not fenced. Air conditioners, ceiling fans, electronic insect repellents with full satellite DSTV fitted. All windows have bush/pool/braai-pit views. The lodge incl. two double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms en- suite [2 double beds; 4x single beds - total four bedrooms]. The third wing contains open plan area with guest toilet, TV lounge, dining room and kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, stove, microwave, fridge/freezer/bar fridge, ice machine, camping chairs with camping blankets. Kruger National Park [Orpen & Phalaborwa gates] is near for day-trips and a mere 45 – 60 min. travel.
While taking a relaxing game drive in the Hoedspruit Estate you can expect to see game such as warthog families, giraffes, variety of buck species, wildebeest, etc. We have frequent visits from leopard, lions, cheetahs and hyenas that access the Estate’s perimeter from elsewhere. The Estate is a bird lover's paradise with at least 90 species counted. Guided game walks [book in advance, additional fee] will bring you closer to nature and the well informed guide will be able to supply you with a lot of bush veldt knowledge to answer your questions. Hoedspruit is in the centre of Big 5 area.
Wildlife Activities in the area incl. Hoedspruit Cheetah Breeding Project is only 18km away, the Mholoholo Rehabilitation [vultures, etc] at Kampersrus 28km and Swadini Snake Park 16km Elephant Back Safaris [half-day] at Kapama Game Reserve can be undertaken. Scenic routes: From Hoedspruit, the Panorama Route is easily accessible with sights such as the Three Rondavels, Blyde River Canyon (which is the third largest canyon in the world), Bourke's Luck Potholes, God's Window, World's view, The Pinnacle, Lisbon Falls, Berlin Falls and the Graskop Gorge all within one and a half hour's drive time from the Estate. The town of Sabie, where one can visit the Mac-Mac Falls & Pools, Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and Lone Creek Falls are 173km away with romantic old world Pilgrim's Rest, one of the first mining towns in the area, a mere 150km. Water activities: The Klaserie Dam where fishing and boating can be undertaken is 35km from Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate. On the Blydepoort Dam game viewing excursions can be undertaken [registered tour operators].
For the more adventurous, white river rafting is available [Blyde River], in the Canyon or the Olifants Gorge next to the Abel Erasmus Pass. Canoe trips are available on the calmer waters of the Blyde River below the Blydepoort Dam and the Olifants River. A scenic game viewing and sundowners’ boat cruise can be undertaken on the Olifants River close to Phalaborwa. Golfing: At Hoedspruit, the Drakensig Golf Club, which overlooks the picturesque Drakensberg Mountains, boasts a 9-hole course. The famous Hans Merensky Golf Course is situated at Phalaborwa, 75km away. This 18-hole course, where animals have the right of way, is situated on the edge of the Kruger National Park.
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Directions to Warthog Rest Private Lodges, Hoedspruit
From Johannesburg/Pretoria: Take highway towards Witbank/Middelburg, continue on the N4 direction Nelspruit, and take the Belfast off-ramp, then go past Dullstroom, Lydenburg and Ohrigstad until you reach Hoedspruit. Go through town until you go over the railway bridge, then turn right at the 4 way stop, then first left, past Pick 'n Pay centre [on the right] into the estate.
From Nelspruit: Take the R40 north direction Phalaborwa, go past White River, Hazyview and Bushbuckridge. Past Bushbuckridge, you will first get a turn off right towards Orpen gate. Drive past this turn off, then take the next turn off on your right, towards Phalaborwa. As you enter Hoedspruit, you'll see a Total petrol station on your left, and the Pick 'n Pay centre on your right. Turn off right (before you get to the 4 way stop, then continue straight – DO NOT turn off at the Pick 'n Pay centre on the right hand] after a few hundred metres, you will reach the entrance to the estate.
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Rates at Warthog Rest Private Lodges, Hoedspruit
Rate R2,000 / night [max. 8x guests] – discount available – please enquire
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