Makalali Private Game Lodge

Address: PO Box 809, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa | 4 star lodge
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This 4 star lodge, located on PO Box 809, Hoedspruit, is near Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris.
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    Travel Blogs from Hoedspruit

    Rhinos R Us

    A travel blog entry by paulej4 on Aug 07, 2015

    8 comments, 19 photos

    ... messing up what would otherwise be--when the rains come--beautiful foliage. The elephant problem here is complex and I don't know enough about it to comment other than to lament. Here's a quiz:

    We drive on and spot not much. There's a rare bird, according to Josh so I click. Do you know what this bird is? I don't. Soon, the sun is ready to set and we adjourn for sundowners--a nice SA SB. We're happy. At dinner later, ...

    On Our Own Two Feet

    A travel blog entry by samituret on Jul 28, 2015

    17 photos

    ... to lean out of the way to avoid being hit by spiky branches. We didn't see too much on this drive, but we did witness a climactic moment where it looked like a lioness was surely going to hunt some of the many animals that we saw, but she didn't end up doing it. We saw a giraffe laying down, which is a rare sighting because apparently giraffes only "sleep" (really just lay down) for thirty minutes every two or three days, which is the equivalent to a human getting ...

    Tanda Tula

    A travel blog entry by on Jan 25, 2015

    2 photos

    ... game drive - we found a whole herd of elephant down in the river bed, and stopped to watch them for a few minutes, one of them didn't seem happy and started to come closer to the car and give us a nice roar (or whatever the elephant sound is called). We got out of there fast! We heard that there were lion that crossed the paved road on the radio, so we headed out to find them. The lion hadn't been seen in 5 days so it was something we needed to take advantage of. The ...

    My Kruger Experience

    A travel blog entry by abbytravels on Aug 10, 2014

    1 comment, 7 photos

    ... the ranger could have predicted in the dark unfortunately. And then very quickly this morning we went to a local pre-school and they were just the most adorable kids! They were obsessed with my sunglasses and ring and just wanted to play with my camera. It was definitely a highlight of the trip for me. I have absolutely loved South Africa, especially seeing all of the big 5, and Australia has a lot to live up ...

    Not just another game drive

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

    160 photos

    ... to cock their rifles unless the animal moves toward them and they cannot commence shooting until the animal is 15 meters away. They have never had to shoot an animal while on a walking tour. Identified more plants and talked about the various old bones of buffalo that littered the ground before getting back to camp for breakfast.

    In the early afternoon, several more guests arrive so another guide, Sam, with tracker, Kenneth, have their own ...