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Hoedspruit has a beautiful setting - the towering cliffs of the Escarpment meet endless expanses of bushveld with plains of marula, acacia, combretum and mopane woodlands stretching as far as the eye can see. To get in and out is fairly easy and the area is serviced by commercial flights, minibus and bus services.
Commercial Flights: South African Express Airways operates daily flights from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and regular flights from Cape Town International Airport to Eastgate Airport, which is situated near Hoedspruit. Around 70 passengers can be accommodated per flight. For flight schedules and bookings, please visit www.saexpress.co.za
Directions from Johannesburg/Pretoria: Take the N1/N4 from Johannesburg via eMalahleni (Witbank) and Middleburg towards Nelspruit.Turn left on the R540 towards eMakhazeni (Belfast). In centre of town turn right (there will be a Total garage on your left hand side then) to eMnotweni (Dullstroom) and then on to Mashishing(Lydenburg). Pass through Mashishing (Lydenburg) taking the R36 to Ohrigstad, through theStrijdom Tunnel to Hoedspruit. Go through the town until you go over the railway bridge, then turn right at the 4 way stop, then first left, go straight ahead past Pick 'n Pay centre into the estate. Enter the Estate, turn left and The Village is a few hundred meters up on the left hand side.
From Nelspruit: Take the R40 north direction Phalaborwa, go past White River, Hazyview and Bushbuckridge. Past Buckbushridge, you will first get a turn off right towards Orpen gate, drive past this turn off, then take the next turn off on your right, towards Phalaborwa. As you enter Hoedspruit, you'll see a Total petrol station on your left hand side, and the Pick 'n Pay centre on your right. Turn off right (before you get to the 4 way stop), then continue straight (don't turn off into the Pick'n Pay centre itself) - after a few hundred metres, you'll get to the entrance to the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate. Enter the Estate, turn left and The Village is a few hundred meters up on the left hand side.
GPS Co-ordinates: -24.346559, 30.960916