Hoedspruit & Surrounding Accommodation

Kampersrus Accommodation

Amafu Forest Lodge

Self Catering in Kampersrus

... Amafu Forest Lodge provides authentic self catering bush lodge accommodation in Kampersrus, in the Blyde River Canyon area in the Valley of the Olifants region of Limpopo. Choose from 7 chalets, being either a 2-sleeper, 4-sleeper or 8-sleeper. Stylishly and creatively designed, Amafu Forest Lodge has a warm and relaxing ambiance, truly capturing the African spirit. Each self catering cottage is named after various "Cycad" species which are surrounded by magnificently designed gardens. These exquisite, age-old plants are show-cased in our beautiful rock gardens, tastefully landscaped by a professional cycad expert. Amafu is situated in the northern Drakensberg Mountains and nestled on the foothills of the Mariepskop Mountains. The sheer krantzes of these mountains act as a backdrop to our five spacious, private units and two luxurious, intimate tented camps - which make for a perfect honeymoon getaway. Our self catering units are fully serviced daily by our friendly, professional staff. We also offer a magnificent restaurant and al-fresco bar as well as an infinity pool and boma overlooking the endless bushveld. Amafu is situated 25 km's outside Hoedspruit and within a short driving range of many of the area's splendours such as the Kruger National Park and the Blyde River Canyon. Other attractions in close proximity are Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, Kapama Cheetah Project, Khamai Reptile Park, hot-air ballooning, boat trips on the Blyde dam, and also river rafting on the Blyde River. The team at Amafu can assist you with all your holiday requirements and touring arrangements on request. We welcome birding enthusiasts as this is a perfect environment for prolific birdlife- boasting over 500 species of birds. With our breath-taking scenes of natural beauty and our unique attention specific needs we will ensure that every return visit will be a unique experience.
From R1025
Per person, per night sharing
Sleeps 28 in 9 units/rooms

umVangati House

Bed & Breakfast in Kampersrus

... umVangati House provides stunning and exclusive bed and breakfast accommmodation in the Hoedspruit District in the Limpopo province. Tucked away in the heart of the Blyde River Canyon, one of South Africa's most glorious scenic destinations, umVangati House is sure to restore your sense of peace from the moment you check in. Nature is showing off her beauty here and silence is abundant. Understated elegance greets visitors to umVangati House, where a warm friendly welcome sets the ambiance. This intimate owner-run retreat offers friendly service, privacy and exclusivity. Wooden walkways lead to the three separate and spacious air-conditioned Mountain View Suites, positioned for privacy and dramatic Mountain views. At dusk, a sundowner can be enjoyed on your private deck while being entranced by the ever changing colours of the sky and mood of the Magnificent Mountain as the sun slips into the time slot of tomorrow. umVangati House is perfectly situated in a beautiful setting close to numerous attractions like the fascinating Kruger National Park, the spectacular Panorama Route as well as interesting animal rehabilitation centres like Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre and Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre. Elephant Back safari's is nearby or you can lift off in a Hot-air Balloon. The Blyde dam is on our doorstep. Blyde Adventure centre will cater for all the needs of the adrenalin junkies.
From R3150
Per unit, per night
Sleeps 10 in 5 units/rooms

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Kampersrus

Kampersrus is situated on the foothills of Mariepskop, in Limpopo Province, where the battle of the Bapedi people took place . The town came into being long after the wars on the farm Bedford which was owned by Mr Mare who parted with his land to establish a town and school for the surrounding area. The town later became Kampersrus and the school is still named Mariepskop. Kampersrus is the ideal base to visit the greater Kruger to Canyon biosphere reserve and the panorama. The biosphere area includes parts of the Kruger National Park, the Underberg area of Mpumalanga and the Drakensburg Mountain Range. The town is flanked by Moholoholo Mountain reserve on the one side and by Moholoholo Forest Camp and Rehabilitation centre on the other. Mariepskop forms the backdrop to the town from all angles. Mariepskop is a nature reserve and is the same height as Table Mountain with similar fauna and flora. The Samango monkeys roam the forest of the mountain slopes in town and up to the mountain. The Mariepskop emperor butterfly is another inhabitant of the forests and exists only here. A large variety of endangered animals inhibit these parts of the mountain range and that is why Kampersrus is included in the Kruger to Canyon biosphere. The town boasts numerous businesses including various restaurants, bush pub, filling station, general store, post office and bottle store, ice cream shop to name but a few. Hoedspruit is the nearest town 29 kms away and there one can get almost anything. One of the spectacular sights to see is at the Blyde River Dam and is the Kadishi waterfall, which is one of the few tufa waterfalls in the world. This is unique in that it is built up by fossilized rock and does not erode as other waterfalls do. This is seen best on the boat ride on the Blyde Dam which lies in the Blyde Canyon and is the third largest canyon in the world.


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