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 3

    A travel blog entry by lisaandjames on Aug 14, 2014

    17 photos

    ... within 2 feet of the spotter who is perched on a chair on the front of the truck!! We followed them for some time then moved on. We then ran in to a very aggressive rhino and her baby. She was also very pregnant- as rhinos are pregnant for 16 months, it is my theory that this is adding to her irritability!! Every time we tried to get within 100 meters she would turn and face us directly ready to charge. As soon as we backed up even a few meters ...

    A life changing week in the African Bush!

    A travel blog entry by smittys on Mar 09, 2014

    59 photos

    ... hundred remain in the wild), but they are viscous predators. It was a little unnerving to have a pack of them walk past our car!
    This blog would not be complete without a mention of the wonderful hospitality that everyone showed us at Toro Yaka. The people, home cooked food, conversations, and experiences were amazing and life changing. Sitting around the fire after dinner and listening to Steve's ...

    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 ...

    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 ...