Blue Cottages Country House

Address: 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

      Safari Day 4

      A travel blog entry by lisaandjames on Aug 15, 2014

      21 photos

      ... become the leader. We didn't stay to the end of the fight but it was so interesting. We also saw a long foot wide track on the road. It was made by a rock python!! They are apparently gigantic. I was freaking out as I was told that since it is winter here it is too cold for them to come out. I instantly began thinking of all my behind the tree pee breaks since starting safari- not sure I'll be able to do that ...

      A life changing week in the African Bush!

      A travel blog entry by smittys on Mar 09, 2014

      59 photos

      ... the bush was an experience we will never forget. Our time in the bush has been our favorite experience thus far on our travels. It's such a wonderful, unique place and one that Matt and I left with a deep respect for and a desire to protect this precious place and unique ecosystem. *Be sure to check out the videos that we posted at the bottom of the blog. There were too many to post but the ones below were some of the ...

      Not just another game drive

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

      160 photos

      ... lions decided to stop and rest. We hurriedly ate breakfast and jumped into the vehicle. The great thing about staying in a private game reserve instead of the national parks, like Kruger, the private guides are allowed to drive off of the established roads and into the bush. The two male lions, one young adult with full mane and one youngster with a small mane were laying amongst bushes and some tall grass. We drove up to within ten feet of the lions. This is ...

      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 ...