What to Expect
Explore this this magnificent private game reserve with us. Rich with sandveld, woodland, savanah and rocky out crops find out when to visit, what to pack and what you will see.
What you will see
- Honey Badger
- Bush Pig
- Brown Hyena
- Spotted Hyena
Weather in Hoedspruit
(Mar through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 81.9°F (27.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
(Jun through Aug)
The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Hoedspruit.
(Sept through Nov)
Spring daily highs range from 92.9°F (33.8°C) and 86°F (30°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 4 days per month.
(Dec through Feb)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Hoedspruit to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.2°F (33.4°C) and 88.9°F (31.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.
What to pack:
Clothes: Wear clothes that blend with nature
• Light cotton clothing in light tones. Choose easy wearing and light clothes as it suits the hot climate. Try to avoid red as this attracts animals. White is highly visible to animals so best to avoid white shirts on bush walks and game drives. A good pair of trainers or hiking shoes. Pack some long sleeve shirt and trousers as it can get chilly in the evenings. A lightweight rain jacket is advisable as it can be cold in the early mornings and early evenings. Hat is very important for those hot summer days.
Toiletries and Medication:
• Sunscreen is very important. Choose an SPF between 30 and 50.Pack a small bag or medical kit with some pain killers, any chronic medications (enough for the trip), some insect repellent, any vitamins etc. We have a basic medical kit but please bring your personal necessities.
• Malaria : We are low risk malaria area, please consult your doctor before traveling.
• Other accessories that are important to pack are sunglasses, a book and a light weight flash light