A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in Hoedspruit, South Africa
Hoedspruit is located in the Mopani region of the Limpopo province in South Africa. The town is nestled at the foot of the Klein Drakensberg. The railway line from Tzaneen to Kaapmuiden runs through Hoedspruit.
Hoedspruit is one of the country's premier eco-tourist destinations with amazing game lodges and private reserves, there is something for everyone. Hoedspruit’s neighbour is the Kruger National Park, which after removing fences now forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park.
Hoedspruit is known for its wildlife breeding and care centres, like the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, which breeds endangered species, especially the cheetah, African wild dog and black-footed cat.
The town specialises in the production of mango and citrus fruits and is one of the major agricultural contributors in South Africa. Hoedspruit one of the drivers in the Green Movement – it is in the heart of the UNESCO, registered Kruger to Canyons Biosphere, and is the annual host of the Pick n Pay Sustainable Living Festival.
Most of Hoedspruit’s rainfall occurs during the mid summer and normally receives about 410mm of rain per year.
Accommodation in Hoedspruit
There is a wide range of accommodation options available for visitors to this area. Please see our accommodation directory for more information.
Activities in Hoedspruit
There are a diverse range of activities available in and around Hoedspruit some of which includes:
- Hoedspruit Research and Breeding Centre - A centre which caters for endangered species
- Nyani Tribal Village - Experience the daily lives of a true Shangaan tribe
- Swadini Reptile Park - A private reptile park allowing visitors to view a number of fascinating species
- Forever Resorts Swadini - The dam boasts one of the world's largest active 'Tufa' waterfalls
- Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre
- Thornbush Game Reserve
- DAKTARI Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage
Restaurants in Hoedspruit
There are many restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
Hoedspruit has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents and holiday makers.
|Hoedspruit Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27(0)15 293 3600|
|Fax:||+27(0)15 293 3655|
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