Hoedspruit Backpackhers

Address: 110 Giraffe Street, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, 1380, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 110 Giraffe Street, Hoedspruit, is near Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris.
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Travel Blogs from Hoedspruit

Safari day 2

A travel blog entry by lisaandjames on Aug 13, 2014

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... this is because if she changes her. Ind she will kill him). If all is well, he is left in there for a few weeks until she is impregnated ( she can tell almost immediately). The male cheetah then begs at the door to be let out otherwise she will kill him. The rangers said they will be patrolling the area and the male will practically be climbing the door trying to get out!! Pretty good arrangement in you ask me (heehee). The saddest story was the 2 ...

Not just another game drive

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

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... and Johan and Andre stop and get us to move behind them. John has spotted a lone Cape Buffalo behind a tree about 150 meters away. It has spotted us, of course, and takes a few tentative steps toward us. It keeps it’s head up smelling the air and keeping an eye on us. We all stand still and the guides tell us to remain calm. After a few tense minutes, the buffalo decides to move away from us. John, Johan and Andre are very relieved. They said that they are ...

Super Safari!!

A travel blog entry by jenscaras on Aug 17, 2013

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... seen was a turtle.  Further, Kim made clear that Jason would not be receiving his junior ranger badge that day.  We were sad to leave our safari adventure but our next stop should be amazing in its own right.  After a quick overnight in Jo’Burg, we’re headed to Zimbabwe to see one of the seven natural wonders of the world: Victoria Falls.  We’ll update the blog after our stop there but until then, salani ...

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 ...

Absolutely Amazing

A travel blog entry by lucasclanof4 on Apr 14, 2013

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... or king clip herb & caper sauce. Dessert - warm soft centre chocolate pudding with salted caramel sauce with a side of homemade ice cream.

After some last minute chatting around the campfire, we thought it best to hit the sack as we had an early start the next day. With just the mosquito nets down, we were more aware of the amazing new sounds around us. The lions roaring in the distance and the call of the Spouds ...