Things to do in Hoedspruit – South Africa

What can you do in Hoedspruit? We say plenty, from the local restaurants that provide tasty food and music nights to a walk through the market that suppliers local products and crafts Our hosts can help you book all safaris and activities during your stay at Homes of Africa, but you do not have to reserve in advance for all activities. After booking one of the holiday homes we will tell you exactly which activities are useful to book in advance to ensure no disappointment and to secure your activity. As well as which activities you can undertake during your holiday without a reservation. Hoedspruit is a child friendly village and provides plenty activities for kids to do daily.  All activities that you can undertake with kids can be found here. In addition, game drives can be booked which are kid friendly which is an absolute must experience. Naturally, a day trip to the Kruger Park and Panorama Route in your own rental car can always be done with children if you prefer the comfort of your own vehicle. We are happy to help you organize the best activities and safaris in Hoedspruit.



Krugerpark - South Africa

Kruger Park

A unique chance to meet the Big 5 closeby, in its own habitat, either by your own car or an organized trip in a safari truck (game drive).

Game Drive in Kruger Park - South Africa

Game Drive

Enjoy the South African sunset and spot the big 5 on a Guided game drive

Bush Walk South Africa

Bush Walk

A ranger will guide you, by foot, through the bush and encover (little) natures beauty, but perhaps also get eye in eye with the Big-5!



Blyde River Canyon in South Africa

Blyde River Canyon

Boating, walking or driving through one of the most beautiful and biggest canyons of the world.

Jessica the Hippo

Meet up with Jessica, the sweetest hippo in the world. You can feed, stroke and even carress her!

Moholoholo - South Africa


Get to learn everything about the wildlife of South Africa in this magnificant wildlife sanctuary.

Magboebaskloof Canopy Tour - South Africa

Magoebaskloof Adventure

Seeking adventure, excitement, a challenge combined with a fantastic nature? Try rafting, quadbike riding, strum or abseilen bij Magoebaskloof.

Panorama route

Drive through one of the most beautiful roads of South Africa. Discover Gods Window, the Three Rondavels en other splendid points of view.

Pilgrims Rest South Africa

Pilgrim’s Rest

Travel back in time within this authentic mining village. Crowded with tourists, but defenitely worth a visit.

Hot air balloon near Blyde River Canyon in South Africa

Hot air ballooning

Absorb the beauty, being in a hot air balloon, watching the grand sunrise over the Blyde River Canyon.

Microlight in South Africa


Flying with a small airplane (microlight) over the Bush and the Blyde River Canyon.

Kinyonga Centre Hoedspruit

Kinyonga Reptile Centre

Uncover the wonderful world of reptiles in this stunning and educational park.

Elephant Ride South Africa - Elephant Whispers

Elephant Ride

Interaction with an elephant, and…………. a ride on the back of one of these incredible animals.

Cheetah Project - Hoedspruit - South Africa

Cheetah Project

At the Information Centre of Hoedspruit you get to know everything you would like to know about the cheetah.

Horse Riding South Africa

Horse Riding

Discover nature and wildlife of South Africa with a horse ride!

Mountain biking Souh Africa

Mountain Biking

Mountain biking with wildlife and South African bush around you, unforgettable!

Giant Baobab - Zuid Afrika

Big Baobab Tree – Hoedspruit

Have a lovely lunch with a magnificent view on the Big Baobab Tree in Hoedspruit.

Hardlopen Zuid Afrika


Running around your own villa through South African nature with (harmless) around you, an unique experience!

Culturele tour in Zuid Afrika

Nyani Cultural Village

South African traditions, dance and food. Experience it and enjoy South Africa!

Big Swing - Zuid Afrika

Big Swing – Graskop

Experience a 68 metre freefall at the Big Swing in Graskop, part of the Panorama Route.

hlokomela - Hoedspruit - Aids


Hlokomela is an aids project in the Hoedspruit region and worth visiting during a stay.