Raptor's Lodge

Raptor's Lodge is a luxurious, private establishment situated in Hoedspruit. Accommodation is offered on a bed and breakfast basis.
Situated ideally between all popular tourist destinations such as Kruger National Park, Cheetah Breeding Project, Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre, Blyde River Canyon and the Panoramic Route, Eastgate Airport (Hoedspruit) to mention but a few. 
The twenty well-appointed double-suite Lodges are very spacious and offer upmarket self-catering accommodation for up to 80 guests. 
Each lodge is beautifully decorated in modern bushveld hues, and features oversized baths, outdoor showers and all modern convenience items.
The Lodge pool provides a cool reprieve to absorb the majesty of the Drakensberg Mountains.
Whether the attraction is wildlife, culture, golfing, birding or just relaxing, the lodges offer the ideal getaway. Children of all ages are most welcome. 


The lodge is made up of 20 well appointed private units, each accommodating up to 4 persons.

Each luxury unit comprises the following: 

  • 2 Bedrooms (a double & 2 single beds) 
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Outside showers in garden setting
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Lounge/sitting room with TV & DSTV
  • Mosquito nets hanging over all beds 
  • Thatched wooden deck
  • Outside braai area
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Air-conditioning & fans
  • Indoor fire place 

Facilities and Services 

In addition to the many facilities offered by each lodge unit, Raptor's Lodge also provides: 

  • Every unit is serviced on a daily basis 
  • Pool and sun bathing area with bathrooms and stunning mountain view of the Drakensburg
  • Shopping services
  • Booking service for activities including Kruger National Park, Panoramic Day Tours and more
  • Car Ports
  • A secure and private area 


Activities & Attractions in the Surrounding area include: 

  • Wildlife 
  • River Rafting 
  • Boat Trips on the Blyde River 
  • Abseiling 
  • Hiking 
  • Game Walks 
  • Golf 
  • Hot Air Ballooning 
  • Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre 
  • Panoramic Scenic Route 
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights 

How to get there:

From Johannesburg: 

N4 to Witbank, Off-ramp R33 to Belfast, R540 to Dullstroom and Lydenburg, R36 to Ohrigstad , through the Stydom Tunnel, R527 to Hoedspruit. 
On entering Hoedspruit turn right at the stop sign into Raptor's View. 
Follow signs to Raptor's Lodge. 

From Nelspruit: 

R40 to White River, Hazyview, Bushbuckridge, Acornhoek, Hoedspruit. 
Turn left into town and go straight, over the bridge, pass the Wimpy. 
Turn left at the stop sign into Raptor's View Wildlife Estate. 
Follow signs to Raptor's Lodge.