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

It's getting a little toasty

A travel blog entry by rangerrobbie on Oct 04, 2015

8 photos

... reserve to increase the animals chances of survival. Unfortunately, next weeks weather forecast does not look promising, with highs of 37 degrees and not a rain cloud in sight. One animal that is initially less effected by the drought is that of the Elephant. Our team were fortunate enough to encounter a herd of over 30 individuals that included multiple calfs and a dominant male that showed signs of being in musth. Needless to say, when it comes to crossing roads, ...

Day 6: Safari

A travel blog entry by mgledich on Sep 02, 2015

3 comments, 33 photos

... Each bungalow has its own plunge pool on a deck. There are games drives twice daily (6am and 3pm) with an opportunity for activities and spa treatments inbetween. We need to be escorted by security ...

Endangered Species

A travel blog entry by molandmail on Aug 19, 2015

3 comments, 5 photos

... Japanese restaurant . Everytime someone came in everyone yelled "Welcome" on Japanese. Dinner was delicious terryaki chicken, edamame and tempura sugar snapp peas. And, of course, ice cream.

By the way, did you notice the new photo at the top of the blog? Since all the pictures taken today are on the real camera, I will put in some others from the last couple of days


Rhinos R Us

A travel blog entry by paulej4 on Aug 07, 2015

8 comments, 19 photos

... by an elephant who gets something caught in his teeth; no worry, we have an elephant toothpick.

That last sentence is not accurate but its the only way I know to see if you actually read this far.

Tomorrow, after our morning game drive, we move from Billy's to River Lodge. We hear that the monkeys there are a riot. We'll let you know. We hope you are having fun reading this; we're having fun living and writing it.

This area is also home to baboons and monkeys

A travel blog entry by paulsgapyear on Mar 22, 2015

53 photos

... not sure why) and mother is very protective, having lost all her cubs last year to predators - she is hiding this year so sadly we didn't get to see them.

The field guide and his tracker communicate with other vehicles from other lodges about the likely whereabouts of the animals. It is a bit hit and miss; on one drive we saw a large number of elephants, the male leading the group was very scary up front. We ...

Traveler Photos Hoedspruit Backpackhers

Men @ work
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Leaving Hoedspruit
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Villiers & Tabby's home, garden & wild space!
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Braai is ready
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Resident Bushbaby
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Man & his braai
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Dave's baby
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Tabby & Villiers - up early to see us off
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