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.

Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, 1380, Limpopo, South Africa

Directions to Khaya Ndlovu Manor House

From the South on the R40
• On the R40 from Bushbuckridge
• Continue through Acornhoek towards Klaserie
• Continue for about 7km
• Turn right towards Hoedspruit just before Klaserie which remains the R40
• Continue 2 km until you see the Bosveld Butchery and the Welverdiend Game Reserve/Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve sign on the left
• Turn to the left into Welverdiend Game Reserve/Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve
• Cross the railway tracks
• Once you are through the gate follow the road for one kilometre until you see a sign for the lodge

From the North on the R 40
• At Hoedspruit take the R 40 south towards Bushbuckridge
• Continue 2km until you see the until you see the Bosveld Butchery and the Welverdiend Game Reserve / Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve sign on the right
• Turn to the right into Welverdiend Game Reserve/Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve
• Cross the railway tracks
• Once you are through the gate follow the road (gravel) for one kilometer until you see a sign for the lodge

From Johannesburg to Khaya Ndlovu Manor House:
• The N12 to Witbank, where the N12 highway links up with the N4 highway
• Continue with the N4 in the direction Nelspruit
• Approximately 30 km past Middleburg take the R540 to Dullstroom / Belfast on your left. (Big Engen 1 STOP on your right hand in front of you)
• Travel though on the town of Belfast towards Dullstroom, straight through Dullstroom towards Lydenburg
• At the T-junction turn left into Lydenburg and continue straight through town. At the Spur complex on your left, turn left at the stop street and continue straight on with this road, it will naturally turn to the right and continue straight out of town on the R36 (which becomes to R527) towards Origstad / Hoedspruit, passing through Origstad and descending down the Able Erasmus Pass
• At Hoedspruit take the R40 south towards Bushbuckridge
• Continue 2km until you see the until you see the Bosveld Butchery and the Welverdiend Game Reserve / Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve sign on the right
• Turn to the right into Welverdiend Game Reserve / Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve
• Cross the railway tracks
• Once you are through the gate follow the road (gravel) for one kilometer until you see a sign for the lodge

From Pretoria to Khaya Ndlovu Manor House:
• Take the N4 in the direction Nelspruit
• Approximately 30 km past Middleburg take the R 540 to Dullstroom/Belfast on your left. (Big Engen 1 STOP on your right hand in front of you)
• Travel though on the town of Belfast towards Dullstroom, straight through Dullstroom towards Lydenburg
• At the T-junction turn left into Lydenburg and continue straight through town. At the Spur complex on your left, turn left at the stop street and continue straight on with this road, it will naturally turn to the right and continue straight out of town on the R36 (which becomes to R527) towards Origstad / Hoedspruit, passing through Origstad and descending down the Able Erasmus Pass
• At Hoedspruit take the R40 south towards Bushbuckridge
• Continue 2km until you see the until you see the Bosveld Butchery and the Welverdiend Game Reserve / Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve sign on the right
• Turn to the right into Welverdiend Game Reserve / Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve
• Cross the railway tracks
• Once you are through the gate follow the road (gravel) for one kilometer until you see a sign for the lodge

From Swaziland to Khaya Ndlovu Manor House:
• From Jeppe’s Reef border post, follow the R570 north in the direction Malelane
• Take the N4 highway in the direction of Nelspruit for 64km
• On arrival in Nelspruit turn right on the R40 in the direction White River
• Continue Through White River, Hazyview and Bushbuckridge to Klaserie
• Continue for 28 km towards Hoedspruit until you see the Bosveld Butchery
• Turn to the left into Welverdiend Game Reserve / Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve
• Cross the railway tracks
• Once you are through the gate follow the road for one kilometer until you see a sign for the lodge

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