RAFIKI BUSH LODGE
NEW LUXURY ACCOMMODATION
We would like to introduce you to Hoedspruit’s newest luxury Bush Lodge in the Wildlife estate, Rafiki Bush Lodge.
We’re getting back to the basics… nature, romance and African style, all combined into one incredible experience right in the heart of The Greater Kruger. Located within the safe and secure surroundings of the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate in Limpopo, South Africa. Welcome to Big 5 country!
NESTLED IN ARGUABLY ONE OF THE MOST STUNNING NATURE LOCATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA, HOEDSPRUIT, RAFIKI IS THE ULTIMATE HOME AWAY FROM HOME.
The laid back atmosphere and surrounding bushveld makes it the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city and a perfect stopover to fill days during your Bush holiday. Its located very central to use as a base to explore the Lowveld and surroundings. Right in the heart of the Greater Kruger area.
Rafiki is located within a private Wildlife Estate in Hoedspruit and is home to all the usual suspects: wildlife, beautiful sunsets, majestic mountain views and rare sightings of leopards. Rafiki means “friend” in Swahili – and that’s what you are to us, a friend, not just a guest.
RAFIKI BUSH LODGE IS SITUATED IN THE GREATER KRUGER AREA WITH AN ABUNDANCE OF EXCURSION POSSIBILITIES OR ACTIVITIES INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE HOEDSPRUIT WILDLIFE ESTATE.
We can arrange for you your dream safari, for a day out to one of the many attractions in and around our lovely little town. You will be spoilt for choice with the many options which is sure to blow your mind.
The Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate also offer ample activities right on your doorstep. Arrange everything before your visit, or plan your itinerary with us while you stay at the lodge.
Alternatively, relax at the lodge with our collection of board games & reading material, lounge around the pool or simply enjoy nature’s sounds with a crackling fire in the background.
The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre is a unique African wildlife facility focusing on conservation and the sustainability of rare, vulnerable and threatened species.
Kruger National Park
We are situated a mere 40 minutes drive from the Orpen Gate. Renowned for its abundant wildlife and Big 5 sightings. A must see – whether self drive or with an operator.
A unique experience to all nature enthusiasts. The centre rehabilitates injured animals and releases them back in the wild. Close encounters with Cheetahs & vultures to name a few.
The Panorama Route is a scenic road connecting several cultural and natural points of interest. This route, steeped in the history has some of the most stunning views.
Open Vehicle Safari
We can give some advice on the scenic routes in the area to explore by car. Make a day trip out of it and visit locations in and around town.
Hoedspruit has a few stables where you can ride horses through the bush. There is one in the estate and one at Zandspruit estate. A MUST for all horse lovers!
Jessica the Hippo
A unique experience to meet the world famous Jessica the Hippo right on your doorstep. An amazing close encounter photo opp!
River Boat Cruise
The Blyde Canyon surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountains is an absolute gem. Take a cruise and learn all about the Blyde Dam.
Hot Air Balloons
The perfect birds eye view is to take a Hot Air Balloon ride over the outskirts of town. There is no better way to see the sunrise!
There are so many other excursions that is available to you. Ask us if some that we have mentioned is not to your liking or perhaps out of your price range.