Hoedspruit Backpackhers

Address: 110 Giraffe Street, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, 1380, South Africa | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located on 110 Giraffe Street, Hoedspruit, is near Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris.
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Travel Blogs from Hoedspruit

Tanda Tula

A travel blog entry by jennifer.rogers on Jan 25, 2015

2 photos

... All the staff held a traditional dance with the drums beating, and they got all of us to join in, it was a lot of fun! Dinner itself was a bbq, with 4 types of meat as the main dish. They had something similar to a stew, which had Impala in it. It was delicious! Tanda Tula is a pretty cool place, we sleep In a tent, with a monkey proof locking system. One of the tents locked their lock, but didn't lock their shower door (it's a very nice outdoor shower) and came back to find ...

Safari day 2

A travel blog entry by lisaandjames on Aug 13, 2014

24 photos

... soooooo awesome!!!!!!! We of course saw many other animals and I have posted some pictures. After breakfast James and I headed to Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) for a tour. You could not get particularly close to the animals as they were all in enclosures due to injury (or other good reasons). We started with baby white rhino Gertjie (also known as little G). He is at the centre as his mom was killed by poachers when he was only a few months ...

Not just another game drive

A travel blog entry by geosan.479 on Dec 16, 2013

160 photos

... like a champagne cork going off… literally!). We sat there and watched and heard this bird make the sound over and over again, of course, with a little encouragement from John. Also observed flying termites coming out of their mounds as the sun went down and all the birds coming in to feast.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 – We got up before Johan could knock on our door, so he just greeted a good morning as he walked by the outdoor bathroom on ...

Week five - The Cheetah Project

A travel blog entry by courtneypeters on Aug 12, 2013

... those pieces of meat to the cheetahs and wild dogs! I was super lucky and got to feed the wild dogs! after lunch we headed to town to pick up munches and go on the Internet.overall great first day :) Thursday: Today was a later wake up then we had a lecture on darting animals from the resident vet (who is super awesome. We talked about the reasons why animals would be darted (treatments, collaring, translocation, vaccinations etc). W then practiced loading darts, and best of all ...

Balule Conservation Project

A travel blog entry by pujita on Aug 11, 2013

1 comment, 7 photos

I am here volunteering with a great organization that gathers data on wildlife and vegetation in the Balule Nature Reserve. They also work on anti-poaching and rhino & elephant monitoring. I've walked the bush assisting; checking the damage elephants have done to trees & bushes, taken visibility indexes from watering holes, telemetry indexing with grasses near watering holes, monitored ...