Hoedspruit Backpackhers

110 Giraffe Street, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, 1380, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Hoedspruit

Not just another game drive

A travel blog entry by geosan.479

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... to head. We drive down Kruger Road, so called because it is a long stretch of road between Timbavati and Kruger. We are not allowed to drive into Kruger and the Kruger guides are not allowed to drive into Timbavati. The road is shared to get from one established road to another. As we drive down the straight stretch, we come upon a fairly large herd of elelphants. They are moving right along and seem a little agitated. Neither John nor Johan recognize the heard. ...

Lions Vs Elephants on a 17 Lion Day

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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This was the first time we had seen this interaction between the elephant and the lion. A conclusion that could possibly make sense is a baby elephant is tiny enough to be taken by lions and definitely cannot defend itself.

Drive on to Satara and see another rhino feeding on the side of the road and then see about 30 to 50

vultures down on the ground. We could not tell for sure what they were doing. It ...

Week five - The Cheetah Project

A travel blog entry by courtneypeters

... our off day and it was amazing!!! We started the day micro light flying. It was basically going on a safari but seeing everything from the sky!!!! It was soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo amazing, I saw giraffes, water buffalo, waterbuck, zebra, rhinos, and a ton of elephants. I was in heaven! As we waited for everyone to have their turn, Jo and I looked at other planes and there was a private jet there. We started taking pictures and the pilots came to talk to us, they ...

Elephants and Sleep outs!

A travel blog entry by jemimadernie

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... for the Lions and make sure no other animals such as Leopards or Hyena, came into camp. At 4am, just before my shift I heard Tess shouting "Go away" and looked up to see 2 Hyena making there way towards us. They were very curious but once Tess jumped off the truck to scare them they eventually left. We could hear them calling throughout the night and it sounded like they were meters away!

That's it for today. Just a short one. ...

Surprises

A travel blog entry by blueplanet8

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... ambassador for the centre.

A Leopard! I finally saw a Leopard! Granted he was tame as anything and not in his natural environment but his sheer beauty made up for it. Absolutely stunning. He knows that he is in captivity though, normally Leopards store their food in trees and rest there during the day. He knows he has no competition so he leaves his food where he likes and only sporadically goes up the trees.

Next we had the Wild Dogs. Not the ...

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