Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province
Hoedspruit is a small Town located within the Limpopo Province and can be found at the base of the Klein Drakensberg Mountains. The Town is surrounded by a number of Game Reserves and Private Nature Reserves, which makes the area a prime target for eco-tourism. Surrounding the central Hoedspruit area is the Klasrie Private Game Reserve, Timbavati Game Reserve, the Kapama Private Game Reserve, the Tshukudu Game Reserve, and of course the Kruger National Park amongst others.
Located a little further south from along the Klaserie Road, within the Kapama Private Game reserve, is the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre. The Centre’s focus is on the preservation and conservation of threatened species. Here you will find some well-known and endangered species like the cheetah and the African Wild Dog.
Located adjacent to the small town is the Hoedspruit Air Force Base. Part of this base was converted into a civilian airport, which is now known as the Eastgate Airport. This airport serves mainly to transport tourists coming to visit the game reserves to and from the area. The Hoedspruit Aerodrome can be found closer to town and is home to the Hoedspruit Flying Club.
The Hoedspruit Town itself has a number of Lodges and Guest Houses for visitors. Another means of traveling to the area is by train. The Blue Train will travel from Pretoria to the Hoedspruit Station where guests are then shown to their various Lodges located in the surrounding area. Those who live or are just visiting the town have the opportunity to do their shopping at the popular Hoedspruit Mall. There are also a few Restaurants in the surrounding town area. Residents are able to send their kids to a number of primary and secondary schools in the area.
The Town is divided into different suburbs or areas including places like the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate and Hoedspruit Central. Areas a bit further from the town itself include properties on the Moditlo Private Game Reserve and the Blyde Wildlife Estate amongst many others in the surrounding areas.
The Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate located within the town, a short distance away from the central town area. The exclusive Estate offers tarred roads as well as Internet Services, but best of all a more tranquil way of life. Properties for sale include a number of beautiful spacious homes as well as some vacant land or plots. Hoedspruit Central offers easier access to shops, schools and doctors and properties for sale in the section of Hoedspruit includes some very well-priced houses, Townhouses, and Apartments.
There are also a number of properties available on Private Game Reserves in the surrounding areas. The Moditlo Private Game Reserve is located a little further south of the town, just off the Klaserie Road. Properties for sale include a number of vacant plots as well as some very gorgeous and spacious houses. Further up, more to the west of Hoedspruit at the foot of the Drakensberg is the Blyde Wildlife Estate. Properties for sale here also include a number of vacant land and plots, but you will also find a few luxury homes for sale.