Wildlife & Culture

Jessica the hippo in South Africa

Jessica the hippo

Jessica the hippo is approximately a 25 minutes’ drive from Moya Safari Lodge. The year 2000 started with devastating floods in Mozambique and South Africa. Where the Blyde River (near Hoedspruit) joins the Olifants River about fourteen kilometers downstream, a baby Hippo girl, Jessica was found on the banks of the terribly flooded river and…

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Hot Air Ballooning in Hoedspruit

The launching site for the Hot Air Ballooning in Hoedspruit is approximately a 25 minutes drive from Moya Safari Lodge. If you would like to experience the bush from a bird’s eye view, we can book a hot air balloon flight for you just outside Hoedspruit in the early morning. The decision to go or…

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Reptile Centre Hoedspruit Zuid-Afrika

The Hoedspruit Reptile Centre

The Hoedspruit Reptile Centre is about a 20 minutes’ drive from Moya Safari Lodge. The Hoedspruit Reptile Centre (HRC) in Hoedspruit is one of the most well-known reptile centres in Africa, having been in operation since 1984. There is also an incredible display of reptiles and amphibians from all over the world. This is a…

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Airport Transfers Hoedspruit

Airport Transfers Hoedspruit

Moya Safari Lodge is located in Hoedspruit in South Africa very close to the Kruger National Park, a 5 hour drive from Johannesburg or a 45 minute flight to Hoedspruit Eastgate airport from Johannesburg, or a 2,30 hours flight from Cape Town. Let us arrange hassle-free transfers from Hoedspruit Eastgate airport for you during your stay with…

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Microlight and Helicopter Flips in Hoedspruit

Experience the Greater Kruger region and spectacular Northern Drakensberg Escarpment in a uniquely exciting way courtesy of a microlight flight or a helicopter flip. Taking off from just outside Hoedspruit, you will soar over the town and its surrounding game reserves and wilderness areas, viewing the edge of the escarpment and the magnificent mountain peaks…

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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

The life’s work of Lente Roode, founder of Kapama Private Game Reserve, the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre was established to help conserve and protect rare, vulnerable and threatened species, with a focus on cheetah. Founded on Mrs Roode’s compassion and amazing work over the years in rescuing an untold number of orphaned and injured wildlife,…

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