ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA

Make the Most of Your Time in the Pristine Corner of Africa...


CASCADES & CANYON HELICOPTER FLIGHTS

Experience the beauty of the third deepest canyon in the world, the Blyde River Canyon in the luxury of a Bell Jet Ranger Helicopter.

Mpumalanga Helicopter Company will pick you up at the lodge and fly you through the ancient cliffs of the Blyde River Canyon and along the escarpment passing the famous landmarks of “Three Rondawels” and “God’s Window” before landing at a remote spot on the mountain to enjoy a champagne picnic.


GOLF AT HANS MERENSKY, PHALABORWA

Greet the African dawn on the manicured fairways of their challenging 18 hole, par 72-championship golf course, where crocodile and hippo add spice to the normal “hazards” of a good game of golf.

Wild game including giraffe, warthogs, monkeys, impala, baboons and stunning bird life are often seen on the golf course and in the surrounds. The legendary Bob Grimsdell designed this unique course, which extends over a vast area of indigenous bush, interspersed with tranquil pools and velvet greens.

Transfers to and from the Golf course can be arranged.
Travelling time to Hans Merensky is 1 hour 45 minutes by road.


HOT AIR BALLOONING OVER THE AFRICAN WILDERNESS

Experience the magic of lighter-than-air flight over the Lowveld bush areas adjoining the Kruger National Park. This is a safe, enjoyable and informative adventure that will be one of the highlights of your visit to Big Game Country. The flight begins at dawn and lasts around one hour. Trips are available daily but are weather dependent and can be cancelled at short notice.

Transfers can be arranged to the launch site and back again after your flight.
Travelling time is 1 hour to the excursion.


MOHOLOHOLO WILDLIFE REHABILITATION CENTRE

Enjoy an exciting and informative trip to an African Wildlife Rehabilitation centre. Nestled in a picturesque setting at the base of the Drakensberg escarpment, Moholoholo has become a haven for the rehabilitation and care of abandoned, injured and poisoned wildlife. Highlights include the close up views of lion, leopard, servals, caracals, honey badger, eagles and vultures.

Two tours are available daily at 09h30 and 15h00 except on Sundays. The tour lasts ± two hours.

Transfers can be arranged.
Travelling time is 1 hour 15 minutes to the excursion.


HOEDSPRUIT ENDANGERED SPECIES CENTRE

This guided tour focuses on the conservation of rare, vulnerable or endangered animals. Cheetah Conservation is one of their core disciplines and you will get the opportunity to view these magnificent animals including the rare King cheetah.

Tours are available daily and the tour lasts approximately one and a half hours.

Transfers can be arranged.
Travelling time is 1 hour to the excursion.


ELEPHANT BACK SAFARI AT CAMP JABULANI

Experience a-once-in-a-lifetime experience interacting with 13 gentle giants.

After a briefing you will embark on a ride on one of these magnificent beasts through the African Bush. From this vantage point, guests have a great opportunity to view a wide variety of wildlife including giraffe, zebra and even the Big 5. Elephant rides are conducted at first light in the morning or in the late afternoon.

Transfers can be arranged.
Travelling time is 45 minutes to the excursion.


KAPAMA CHEETAH BREEDING PROJECT

A Research and Breeding Centre for Endangered Species. View of over 60 cheetah, including the extremely rare King Cheetah.


“NYANI ” CULTURAL VILLAGE & ROOTS OF RHYTHM TRIBAL DANCE
& DRUMMING CULTURAL SHOW ~ HOEDSPRUIT

The history and culture of the African tribes comes to life at Nyani Cultural Village.

Tour of our traditional Shangaan village learning about the architecture, the agriculture, family duties and the customs of the Shangaan people.

A unique lunch time experience where guests can share the excitement and warmth of true rural


Should you require more information on these excursions, please contact our reservation office.

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