Hoedspruit Backpackhers

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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... We were happy and sad that the giraffes had eluded the lions. The giraffes had quickly become one of our favorite animals in the reserve so we didn’t want to see them hurt, but the chance of seeing one of nature’s most amazing killing machines in action was too irresistible to ignore. In the end, we got the best of both worlds; we got to see the stalking and pursuit of prey by lions, and we also saw the end result ...

Week five - The Cheetah Project

A travel blog entry by courtneypeters on Aug 12, 2013

... they had to remove a toe (it's brother bit him through a ligament. We then got to listen to his heart beat and touch him. I was freaking out with excitement, with my time over here I have really grown to love wild dogs so it was amazing to be able to touch one! We then went to clean cheetah enclosures and Jo and I made it the most hilarious and fun thing ever! I don't think we were ever not laughing. We then had a braii and another relaxing night. Friday: Rough morning but a ...

The end!

A travel blog entry by jemimadernie on Apr 08, 2013

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... a disaster. Our truck brock down on day 2 so we couldn't get out to check on the traps. Rosie took the truck into town to try and get it fixed but we were all convinced we would have to go back to base. But they fixed it! So we only wasted one day in the pooring rain playing bananagrams! We were a little worried when we went out to check our traps that the mice might have been ...