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Tips for Planning a Family Holiday in Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit is a beautiful town in South Africa's Limpopo Province, known for its stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, and family-friendly activities. If you're planning a family holiday to Hoedspruit, there are a few things you need to know to make the most of your trip. In this blog post, we'll share some tips for planning a family holiday in Hoedspruit, including where to stay, what to do, and how to get around. We'll also highlight Maya Manor, a self-catering accommodation with luxury villas that is perfect for families.

Tips for Planning a Family Holiday in Hoedspruit

Where to Stay

When choosing a place to stay in Hoedspruit, it's important to consider your family's needs and interests. If you're looking for a self-catering accommodation with plenty of space to spread out, Maya Manor is a great option. The property has a variety of luxury villas to choose from, all of which come with private pools, braai areas, and fully equipped kitchens. Maya Manor is also located in a convenient location, just a short drive from the Kruger National Park and other popular attractions. This means you can easily access all the wildlife viewing and activities that Hoedspruit has to offer.

What to Do

There are so many things to do in Hoedspruit with kids, you'll be spoilt for choice. Here are a few of our favourites:

  • Go on a game drive in the Kruger National Park. This is a must-do for any family visiting Hoedspruit. You'll have the chance to see all sorts of amazing wildlife, including lions, elephants, and rhinos.

  • Visit smaller game reserves that are also home to a variety of wildlife. It's a great option if you're looking for a more intimate game-viewing experience

  • Go hiking in the Blyde River Canyon. This is a stunning canyon with plenty of hiking trails to choose from. You'll get amazing views of the canyon and the surrounding countryside.

  • Visit the Sudwala Caves. These caves are home to some amazing rock formations and fossils. It's a great place to learn about the history of the area.

  • Visit the Maru Game Reserve. This is a private game reserve that is home to a variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, and cheetahs. You can go on game drives, guided walks, and bush breakfasts.

How to Get Around

The best way to get around Hoedspruit is by car. This will allow you to explore the area at your own pace. If you don't have a car, you can rent one from one of the many car rental companies in town. There is also a public bus service that runs between Hoedspruit and the Kruger National Park. This is a great option if you're on a budget.


Hoedspruit is a great place to visit with kids. There are so many things to see and do, and Maya Manor is the perfect place to stay. With its spacious villas, private pools, and convenient location, Maya Manor is sure to make your family's holiday in Hoedspruit one to remember.

Book your stay at Maya Manor today and start planning your family's next adventure!

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