Makalali Private Game Lodge

PO Box 809, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa | 4 star lodge
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Travel Blogs from Hoedspruit

Kruger National Park

A travel blog entry by julieblyth on Mar 22, 2014

1 comment, 8 photos

An early start with a quick cup of tea and a rusk (sort of a large biscotti) to keep us going until breakfast. We picked up Emile and Mary and headed to the Orpen gate which is in the middle of the park. It took about an hour to get to the gate with half the time spent on crazy dirt roads. Once in the park there is no exiting the vehicle at all other than in designated picnic spots. We cruised up the road looking for wildlife. The giraffes were very accommodating and ...

Healthy Bush Living

A travel blog entry by martinedalziel on Jan 23, 2014

38 photos

... such a strict lifestyle, so I instead opted for "balance". I also somewhere along my travels back in SA realised that "living light" should be the way forward (sounds easy...).

Other than exercising, I kept myself busy with some freelance work: bookkeeping (definitely not my thing), designs and registering my company... Now called The Blank Canvas Studio. Very excited for that chapter to begin. I met made many friends, some ...

Not just another game drive

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

160 photos

... part of the Shindzela concession are usually not allowed access to the area. They are allowed through on the main roads but are not allowed to drive off-road. Johan was not particularly pleased that the people from the other camp were somewhat loud and when Sam and his group arrived, the outsider group did not move off as they should have. After we took our leave, John spots elephant tracks. Johan stops the vehicle so that they can read the tracks and confer as ...

Week five - The Cheetah Project

A travel blog entry by courtneypeters on Aug 12, 2013

... the babies too :) when we got back I went around and had animal time so I hung out with the mongoose & meerkat, warthogs, coco pops and of course tipsy! I'm really going to miss him, he's just warmed up to me this last week! He would often come over to play with me! Then after muffin break I went on carnivore feed to feed the cheetahs, leopards, and lions again. Tons of fun and It was a different staff member so it was great hearing the stories through someone else. I then ...

Jumping in the deep end with a rhino 20m away

A travel blog entry by chloeder on Jun 01, 2013

1 comment

... said giraffe. Two hours later and we can do 5 different species! After lunch I'm one of the first to identify honey badger tracks (very proud, yes!), I have to admit I used my book...

It's a particularly long day which is filled with amazing information and I find myself loving learning in this amazing environment, it beats a classroom any day!


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This 4 star lodge, located on PO Box 809, Hoedspruit, is near Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris.
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