Hippo Water Front Nelspruit Self Catering Accommodation Mpumalanga

Hippo Water Front

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at Nelspruit, 1200, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Show on Map

About Hippo Water Front

Three hours from Johannesburg and 45 km from the Kruger Park, Hippo Water Front is the ideal stopover to the Kruger National Park, Maputo and the Mpumalanga Lowveld. It is also a perfect base to explore the natural wonders and the rich history of the area.

Hippo Water Front is the most peaceful and quiet setting on the banks of the Crocodile River only 10 km out of Nelspruit. Affordable, clean, comfortable and fully equipped en-suite timber log chalets and rooms ensures a real rustic and African bush experience. Each chalet has a magnificent view of the river from its private verandah. Running water, rolling green lawns and lots of indigenous trees offers abundant bird life to this setting as well as visits by the rivers resident hippo’s.

This is a ideal base from where to explore the wonders of the Mpumalanga Lowveld like, Blyde River Canyon, Gods Window, Bourkes Luck Potholes, waterfalls, Sudwala Caves and the Kruger National Park.


Lion Caravan Stands:
6 x caravan stands with own bathroom and electrical points.

Leopard chalets: 2 sleeper chalets
Rhino chalets : 4 sleeper chalets
Elephant chalets : 6 sleeper chalets

Bar & Dining Area

Breakfast and dinner are served in the dining area every day. The sundowner bar and communal lounge which is open to all guest has satellite colour TV.


We have a conference and wedding venue that will seat up to 180 persons.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Hippo Water Front)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

Price Range
Available on request

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -25.43830555522222
Longitude: 30.869972221555557

Closest airport(s)
Kruger Mpumalanga Airport - 35km

Children policy
Children of all ages welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on SA-Venues.com
December 2003 - 3 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

This was a very good relaxing place to be it is very quiet at night and the birds wake you up in the morning, the dirt road of 3km make you feel you in...

Kobus , johannesburg

SA-Venues.com Travellers' Rating

Very Good

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  • American Express
  • Diners

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