Nature is our backyard

Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit is situated in the Kruger to Canyon biosphere and only 2 kilometers from Hoedspruit town, one of South Africa’s most attractive safari destinations.

The Blyde River Canyon is right on your doorstep and is the 3rd largest canyon in the world, surrounded by the beautiful Drakensberg Mountains, with Mariepskop as the highest peak. The canyon extends its reach through the Blyde River, which forms the stage for a number of high energy sports. Water sports such as kayaking, river rafting and tubing are frequent activities here and in the surrounding area you can enjoy quad biking, abseiling, hiking, bird watching and horse riding. Nature enthusiasts are offered a king’s choice of public and private game reserves, where the Big 5 roam freely. Amongst these choices is the famous Kruger National Park, which situated a mere 60km away. Even closer are a variety of private game reserves which are home to notable projects, such as the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre and the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre.


Hoedspruit town, although small, offers all the needed facilities of major retail stores, doctors, chemists as well as a choice of excellent restaurants. Many of South Africa’s best fruit farmers surround the town which gives you the opportunity to enjoy excellent fruit and vegetables from neighbouring farms.

Golf enthusiasts can pick from a number of top golf courses. Locally, the Drakensig golf course is right on your doorstep and not too far away you can tee off at the Sabie River golf course or the Skukuza golf course within the Kruger National Park. Playing at these special courses is a real treat and a truly different experience.

The Equine House

The Equine House equestrian centre has been built in a class of its own and is situated adjacent to Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit.
It’s an ideal starting point for horseback safaris in the bush.

Other activities include:

• Big 5 Game drives including exquisite sunset dinners
Walking in Big 5 reserve and early morning breakfast.
• Hot Air Ballooning
• White River Rafting
• Microlight flights
• Abseiling
• Kloofing
• Blyde Boat Cruises
• Spa and Beauty treatments
• Bird watching
• Hiking trails