Otter's Den River Lodge
Otter's Den River Lodge offers a small island paradise in the Blyde River at the foot of the Drakensberg Escarpment, close to the Kruger National Park. Guests are spoilt for choice as far as activities go and can choose between exciting safari activities.
Otter's Den River Lodge Highlights
Otter's Den River Lodge is situated on an island in the Blyde River at the foot of the Drakensberg Escarpment, near Hoedspruit, close to the Kruger National Park. The island consists of 50 hectares of forest, veld and wetland and has 2km of river front. The lodge is known as an island paradise and offers magnificent scenery, exciting activities as well as a peaceful retreat.
- Exclusive accommodation facility for Suncatchers hot air ballooning guests.
- An island of 50ha of forest, veld and wetland, with 2km of river front.
- Hippo and crocodile are often seen under the bridge.
Otter's Den River Lodge Activities
The island consists of 50 hectares of forest and has 2km of river front on the main channel of the river. Anglers can try for a variety of fish species including Large-scale Yellowfish, Catfish, Tilapias and even Largemouth Bass. Experienced guides are available to take guests on hikes through the indigenous forest and woodland. There are 111 tree species and the bird list consists of 220 species, including Fish Eagle, Narina Trogon, African Finfoot and Purple crested Touraco. Small game like otter, serval, genet, civet, bush pigs, bush babies and small antelope can be spotted if guests are patient and observant. Hippo and crocodile are often seen under the bridge. Otter's Den is an ideal base from which to visit the Kruger National Park, the nearby Reptile Park, the Blyde Canyon Nature Reserve, the Cheetah Breeding Project and the Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre.
Hippo Hollow Country Estate
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Perrys Bridge Hollow
Perry’s Bridge Hollow is a small luxurious Boutique Hotel offering colonial flair situated outside Hazyview at the colonial Perry’s Bridge Trading Post. Guests have easy access to both the Kruger National Park and the scenic Panorama Route.
The exclusive Highgrove House and has received numerous awards as the best small hotel in South Africa. The location is spectacular nestled in the mountains of Mpumalanga off the R40 Route between White River and Hazyview, a malaria free area.
Blyde River Canyon Lodge
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Oliver’s Lodge is privately owned and managed and guests are ensured of personalised service. The restaurant has been voted as one of South Africa’s top 100 restaurants and guests can enjoy luxurious accommodation and a blend of Austrian flair.