About AfriCamps at Hoedspruit
AfriCamps is all about glamping at the most beautiful working farms, estates and reserves in South Africa. At each of our locations, you can get closer to nature without compromising on the creature comforts of home. Enjoy everything from hiking to hammocking, from seclusion in nature to romantic escapes, from family getaways to merry chaos with friends.
AfriCamps at Hoedspruit in Limpopo is perfectly situated for your Lowveld safari, between Kruger National Park and the Blyde River Canyon. The area is famous for its close vicinity to wildlife and some of the best-known private game reserves in the country for Big 5 viewing, cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes and, to top it all off, SA's most beautiful weather. Hoedspruit is located at the foot of the Klein Drakensberg Mountain, just west of Timbavati Game Reserve and Klaserie Nature Reserve, and within 40km of Kruger’s Orpen gate.
Apart from the wildlife, visitors flock to the area to explore the Panorama Route’s jaw-dropping landscapes and cultural heritage. The Panorama Route includes all the most beautiful views and vistas, waterfalls and natural wonders of the South African Lowveld. Points to check off your list are Graskop Gorge, Pinnacle Rock, God’s Window, Wonder View, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels, and Blyde River Canyon.
Remarkable waterfalls to include on your itinerary are Lone Creek Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Sabie Falls, Forest Falls, Mac Mac Pools, Mac Mac Falls, Berlin Falls, and Lisbon Falls. Combine all of this with South Africa’s best weather and we’re onto a winner. December to February can reach up to 40˚C and winter months’ average temperature is 24˚C. We are so ready to soak up the African sun on safari in Limpopo!
Your hosts will be Louwtjie and Monica Roux, who currently run the Klaserie Caravan Park on their beautiful property 30km south of Hoedspruit. All 11 tents surround a beautiful dam popular among guests for fishing of Carp, Bass, Bream, and Barbel. The camp has a lovely pool area for the whole family to enjoy on sunny days. Each tent has a private outdoor wood-fired hot tub that overlooks the dam and can also be used as a splash pool. Game drives to Kruger National Park depart from the camp.
Both bedrooms are furnished with a queen-size bed and have their own private entrance which allows maximum privacy. One of the bedrooms also contains a single bunk bed. Our tents are equipped with air-conditioning and an indoor fireplace. Enjoy a braai on our spacious wooden decks and take in the views from the comfortable deck loungers. Pull up the front covers and transform the tent into a large outdoor living area. Unwind and appreciate a festive family breakfast while taking in the serene natural beauty of the South African landscape.
Please note: Hoedspruit is in a moderate-risk malaria area. Please consult your doctor to advise about the use of anti-malarial medication. If you plan to overnight in the Kruger Park, it is recommended that you take preventative measures.
Our rates are based on two people sharing. There is an extra charge of R 200 per adult per night, with a total of five adults per tent.
Check-in from 14:00 - 17:00 on day of arrival
As prior arrangements need to be made, guests are kindly requested to inform the specific AfriCamps host of their estimated time of arrival.... Our rates are based on two people sharing. There is an extra charge of R 200 per adult per night, with a total of five adults per tent.
Check-in from 14:00 - 17:00 on day of arrival
As prior arrangements need to be made, guests are kindly requested to inform the specific AfriCamps host of their estimated time of arrival. Please phone the camp reception 30 minutes prior to arrival. This way you are ensured that the check-in can be arranged without delays and arrangements can be made for late check-ins. You will receive the host's telephone number in your bookings confirmation email.
Check-out - before 10 am on the day of departure
The following items or services are not included in the price unless otherwise stated:
- Food & Beverage
- The optional Breakfast baskets and Braai packages are placed in the tent for guests to prepare themselves.
- Activities & Tours
- Daily cleaning service (Complimentary cleaning every 4th day only)
- Wood and firelighters for the fireplace and campfires (for sale at farm)
AfriCamps and the corresponding farm accept no liability for theft, loss or damage, of whatever nature, during or as a result of a stay on one of our affiliated farms, falling into a defect or putting out of the action of technical equipment and loss or closure of supplies on the farm. The guests and those who accompany him or her, are jointly and severally responsible for all loss and/or damage which arises, for AfriCamps, the farm in question and/or any third party as a direct or an indirect consequence of their stay, irrespective of whether this was caused through actions or refraining from actions by themselves or by third parties, who are at the farm through their making, as well as of all damage which is caused by any animal and/or matters which they have under their responsibility. If you leave your tent in an improper condition, AfriCamps is entitled to charge R250 of additional (cleaning) costs. This can double to R500 in combination with a late departure.
Please note: Hoedspruit is in a moderate-risk malaria area. Please consult your doctor to advise about the use of anti-malarial medication. If you plan to overnight in the Kruger Park, it is recommended that you take preventative measures. see more
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