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Hoedspruit day tour

Kruger National Park

Activity Description

This tour is a must see for all animal and nature lovers. We will depart from White River between 06:30 – 08:00 am depending on booking availability. When arriving at Hoedspruit Endangered Species enter (HESC) guest will have a short introductory presentation before the tour starts.
You will then begin the 2 hour tour on Open safari vehicles with experienced guides. HESC houses a number of animal species including cheetah, African wild dog, lion, African wild cat, Ground hornbill, Sable antelope, to name just a few. You can view the resident animals in close proximity, in a habitat simulating what they would experience in the wild. You are also afforded the opportunity of watching rare African vultures feeding at the Vulture Restaurant.
After the tour you will have the option to visit the Curio shop and Deli at HESC. The Deli @ HESC offers a wide variety of meals and snacks, as well as hot and cold beverages. Visitors can choose from a selection of tasty breakfasts, cakes, home-cooked meals and traditional South African dishes.
Stocked to the brim with locally made artifacts, wildlife literature, clothing and children’s toys, visitors to HESC will enjoy browsing the colorful shelves of the curio shop for gifts and mementos. Many of the pieces on sale in the shop are made by local communities, renowned for their proficiency in beading and weaving. The curio shop is an important contributor to HESC’s funding and all proceeds from sales go towards the care of the centre’s many animal residents.
From here we will make our way towards The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Situated in the shadow of the majestic “Mariepskop” which forms part of the mighty Drakensberg Mountains, this unique Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is a home to many of South Africa’s abandoned, injured and poisoned wildlife.
We will return to White River at around 19:00 – 19:30.


Duration10 hours
WhenAll year round
WhereHoedspruit and surrounds
WeatherThe Hoedspruit town tour is not weather dependent but in extreme weather conditions the drive will be cancelled.
What to Wear Wear comfortable shoes and a warm jacket for the cold winter months.
Things to BringTo ensure you make the best of the trip please bring your own Camera, sunscreen, binoculars and hat.
Guests or SpectatorsNo spectators will be allowed on the vehicle, only paying guests.


Minimum Age2 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions


Highly Qualified and Well Experienced Guide
Mineral water
Entrance Fees at Attractions

ExclusionsAll meals and drinks at attractions


We do need a minimum of 2 guests to go out on the drive. Transfer from another location other than the Ingwenyama Lodge in White River can be arranged at an extra cost.
Places we will Visit: - Hoedspruit endangered Species Tour, Times: 09:00 / 11:00
– The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Times: 15:00

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