In the 'hood, Hoedspruit as a destination

Directly translated from the Afrikaans the relatively small town of Hoedspruit, which lies at the foot of the Klein Drakensberg on the old Selati railway line from Phalaborwa to Kaapmuiden, means “hat creek”. The story involves one of the town’s pioneers who took off his hat, after a particularly arduous trek over the mountains into the heat of the Lowveld, and threw it into the Sandspruit ... cont.

Farm Guernsey, Guernsey Conservancy, Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants, Limpopo, South Africa

Directions to Bundox Safari Lodge

From Pretoria:
• From Pretoria continue onto Francis Baard/N4.
• Continue to follow N4 for 191 km.
• Take the exit toward R33 for 2,8 km.
• Turn right onto Steven Masango St (290m).
• Continue onto R540 from Belfast to Dullstroom.
• Continue onto Lion Cachet St. Continue onto Hugenoten St.
• Continue onto R540 for 52,3 km.
• Turn left onto R36 (Lydenburg).
• Turn left onto Voortrekker St/R36/R37 (800 m).
• Turn right onto De Clercq St/R36/R37.
• Continue to follow R36 to Ohrigstad for 102 km.
• Continue onto R527 for 32,1 km.
• Turn right at the Khamai Reptile Centre onto R531 towards White River/Orpen for 29.4 km.
• Turn left on Klaserie Rd (to Hoedspruit) for 1.1 km.
• Turn right on Guernsey Road for 7.4 km.
• Where the gravel road starts, only 200m on left is the entrance to Bundox Safari Lodge.

Amenities in the area

  • Airport (30 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (30 km)
  • Car Hire (30 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (30 km)
  • Grocery Store (30 km)
  • Internet Café (30 km)
  • Post Office (30 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (30 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Hiking trails
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • River cruises
  • Swimming

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