Balule Nature Reserve
We recommend you try any of these highly acclaimed lodges while in the Hoedspruit area:
Sausage Tree Safari Camp
The elegant, tented suites at Sausage Tree Safari Camp are pitched under the shade of a grove of sausage trees, which overlook a dry riverbed. The main reception rooms offer inviting spots for guests to relax. A spacious deck leads out to a sunken pool, the perfect spot to cool off in the heat of the day.
Located in an exclusive private reserve within the greater Kruger National Park, Naledi offers its exclusive Bush Lodge, with three secluded suites set in atmospheric Kruger bushveld, overlooking a dry river bed and a waterhole. The reserve also holds high natural densities of Africa’s Big 5.
Nyala Safari Lodge
Nyala Safari Lodge is a family-friendly safari lodge situated in the Balule Private Game Reserve and Mohlabetsi South Nature Reserve, in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The reserve forms part of the greater Kruger National Park, with no fences between Balule and the Kruger Park. Nyala Safari Lodge offers self-catering accommodation, including 2 game drives per day, with an accredited and fully qualified ranger.
Nyala Sands Lodge
Nyala Sands Lodge is a secluded retreat situated on the banks of the seasonal Mohlabetsi River (Greater Kruger National Park) – a luxury lodge suitable for families or groups of friends.Connect with mother-nature and marvel at the splendour of the wilderness around you.
Tsakane Safari Camp
Tsakane Safari Camp focuses on providing a classic walking safari experience and, therefore, our camp, accommodation facilities, catering and hospitality services are designed to complement your experience as a whole. We believe walking safaris are about establishing an intimate relationship with nature.
Masodini Game Lodge
Masodini Game Lodge is ideally situated in the 50.000-hectare Balule Nature Reserve, part of Greater Kruger National Park, to offer you a true feeling of Africa. A bush-lover's paradise within this 'Big Five' Conservation area, the Lodge itself is surrounded by fever trees and evergreen african date palms creating the perfect oasis. Masodini Private Game Lodge is THE place to explore wildlife in a private reserve.
Greenfire Game Lodge
Greenfire Game Lodge is isolated and in a totally natural environment. A small luxury game lodge where no effort is spared, and the experience is personal and relaxed. Besides the Big 5, we are especially proud of the abundant bird life and smaller mammals attracted by the riverine forest and open plains.
Rio Dos Elefantes River Lodge
Rio Dos Elefantes River Camp is situated on the Olifants river in the Balule Nature Reserve between Hoedspruit and Phalaborwa. Game viewing available. Big 5 viewing. Trips to Moholoholo Rehab Center, Greater Kruger National Park as well as Jessica the famous Hippo on request.
Kruger Bush Camp
Kruger Bush Camp is a rustic yet comfortable bush camp in the Balule-Maseke Game Reserve in the Kruger National Park. The reserve stretches over 8 000 hectares in the Greater Kruger area, and shares open borders with neighbouring reserves and the Kruger National Park. Wildlife abounds around the camp, but the camp itself is fenced, making it ideal for families with smaller children