Situated in South Africa's Limpopo province, Hoedspruit makes a great base for those seeking a safari experience. Surrounded by private game reserves, and with the Kruger National Park nearby, holiday-makers can base themselves at a cheap bed and breakfast in Hoedspruit and enjoy the trip of a lifetime.
Hoedspruit is an Afrikaans name which, directly translated, means Hat Creek. The town is said to have received its name when one of its founding pioneers threw his hat into the nearby Sandspruit River and decided that this was where he was going to build his life. Since then, the town has built itself up into one of the region's main eco- tourist destinations, and Hoedspruit B&Bs fill up each year with travellers who come to view big game and experience South African life.
For those seeking a host of opportunities to view game from their B&B Hoedspruit makes the perfect base. The private game areas of the Timbavati and Klaserie are within easy reach, while the Kruger, one of the world's premier safari parks, is mere minutes away. Those wishing to get a close-up of some of Africa's animals should pay a visit from their Hoedspruit b and b to The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre is a non-profitabl or the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre. Both organisations work to conserve and protect endangered species and run breeding programmes featuring everything from cheetahs to African wild cats.
Book a family-friendly B&B in Hoedspruit and spend your days exploring the wild African scenery, which includes rivers, mountains and a wealth of wildlife. For those seeking an affordable safari experience from a cheap bed and breakfast Hoedspruit is ideal. Visitors can opt for a self-drive through the Kruger and bask in the African wilderness from their regional retreat.