Blue Cottages Country House

Olifants River Estate, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, 1380, South Africa | Ranch
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This ranch, located on Olifants River Estate, Hoedspruit, is near Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris.
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    Travel Blogs from Hoedspruit

    Must... Stay... Longer!

    A travel blog entry by gwoodford on Aug 14, 2014

    9 photos

    ... quizzing the guide about game park management. Very interesting stuff. I also managed to photograph some of the more elusive wildlife at the lodge I was staying at... as well as having a few last drinks with some new friends I'd met during my stay... Dom, Katie, Alessia and Christian. Safe travels fellow ...

    Not just another game drive

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

    160 photos

    ... says, “Hello. Breakfast is ready. We gonna have…” As we are starting to dig in, Johan tells us that as soon as we finish, we will head out again because John and Kenneth, the other tracker, followed two lions to a forested area. The lions were not happy to be tracked by the two trackers on foot, so Johan got one of them to come back to camp for a vehicle but stay in contact with the one on foot. After they got the vehicle, it wasn’t long ...

    Safari

    A travel blog entry by lynnmiller on Oct 15, 2013

    ... of elephants. We did a lot of off track through brush and thorny bushes and eventually found about 6 elephants including a baby. Our guide managed to get us up close and put us where we were not supposed to be. What a viewing. The other highlight do the evening took a bit of patient waiting. Well worth the wait as we witnessed a clan of hyenas emerging from their burrows to go on their nightly hunt. There was 2 babies about 2weeks old. Back up at 5am for our next game ...

    Wild dogs Of Timbavati

    A travel blog entry by malonetravels2 on Oct 12, 2013

    190 photos

    ... when hunting. As a result, they like the wolf, have a bad reputation. There are some that are trying to get their name changed to "painted dog" or "painted wolf." They travel in packs and their social behavior is very much like the wolf packs we have observed back home.

    It was a very marvelous thing to observe them and we are always on the lookout for more opportunities to experience them!

    When we stopped at the ...

    Bree, braii or brae?

    A travel blog entry by brae88 on Sep 05, 2013

    1 comment, 42 photos

    I have just finished my first month in South Africa and have just been blown away. Thankfully not literally. I was so nervous coming here, but was welcomed by a 86 yr old swiss woman. Although, it was a rocky start when I got my dates wrong and had her sitting at the airport a whole day earlier.And It just happened to be the coldest day of the month. Luckily I picked up some swiss chockies to smooth her over.
    From there, I caught a mini bus ...