Explore the many tourist attractions and exciting activities, in and around the little bushveld town of Hoedspruit.
Where horizons are endless and views leave you breathless.
Take the panoramic route or drive to the nearby towns of Hazyview, Graskop and Phalaborwa. Visit the Kamai reptile park, Moholoholo rehabilitation centre, the Cheetah and White lion projects or the spectacular sights of the Blyde river canyon. From feeding Jessica the Hippo to elephant-back safaris, horse riding trails and hot air ballooning ………… you will find that African Footprints Safari is the ideal retreat for a perfect break.
The quirky little town of Hoedspruit provides you with all you need for a comfortable stay. With supermarkets, banks, restaurants, internet cafes, gift shops, arts & crafts and much more ……….. rest assured we have it all.
Airports and Flights
There are daily flights from Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town to the Kruger Park via Skukuza airport, Phalaborwa airport, Hoedspruit airport and the Kruger/Mpumalanga International airport. There are also direct flights to Hoedspruit airport from Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Car hire is available at most of the airports, as well as in the town of Hoedspruit. Please follow the link for more info. www.hoedspruit.co.za
What to Pack
To fully enjoy your holiday experience be sure to bring the following items with you :
Binoculars, Camera, Sun block, Sun hat, Sun glasses, Good walking shoes, Yoga mat, Mosquito repellent, Carry bag for bush walks - (preferably one that you can carry on your back), International plug adaptor, Warm jacket (for the chilly winter nights around the campfire), Swimming costume and Swimming towel (except during the colder winter months ).
Banks and Exchange Control
There are 4 major national Banks in Hoedspruit, namely First National Bank, Standard Bank, Absa Bank and Capitec. Banking hours are Mon-Fri 08h00-16h00. Sat 08h00-13h00.
Hoedspruit has a Bureau de change at the Kamogelo Tourism centre, located in the centre of town.
Telephone : (+27)15 793 1368 Website : www.travelforex.co.za
Please note that during your Retreat you maynot have access to Internet facilities. However there are several Wi fi hot spots in Hoedspruit, as well as internet, printing and faxing facilities, for you to make use of either before or after your Retreat.