About Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge
The lodge is born of a need to celebrate the local Tsonga culture. The traditional rondawel rooms and lodge building, with it's tribal design and earthy tones, sets the tone for the welcoming and warm feelings you will enjoy during your stay here.
Guests are accommodated in six circular air-conditioned Tsonga rondawels (homesteads with traditional earth-coloured walls and tapered thatched reed roofs). When you're not on game drives or at the main lodge, you will have the chance to Relax on your private deck, looking out on to the bush.... and when that becomes too much hard work there is a comfortable king-size bed in your air-conditioned room where you can take an afternoon nap.
Staying at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge
Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge offers indulgent spa treatments and a soothing massage in the seclusion of your private deck with the scents of ylang-ylang, vanilla and cedarwood soothing body, mind and soul. There is no Wi-Fi or cellphone signal at this exclusive and remote safari lodge, allowing complete relaxation for our guests. The suites offer a radio link to the manager at the lodge. The sparkling swimming pool promises a refreshing dip while providing the opportunity to enjoy the rich and varied wildlife that comes to the river for a cooling drink.
Keen birders will delight in the hundreds of bird species that call Kruger home. Over 500 species, in fact many of which occur in the Mluwati Concession including the Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill, Crested Barbet and Burchell’s Glossy Starling. Guests will enjoy some of Kruger’s most spectacular landscapes and an extraordinary variety of wildlife, birdlife and plantlife within the Mluwati Concession, ensuring that each safari experience will be unique. Experience a morning and evening safari during your stay at Hoyo Hoyo. Witness the excitement of the first rains; the terrapins playing in river pools, the call of the Pied Kingfisher and steady chirping of tree frogs. Savour the rich smells of the bush, hear the shrill calls of the Magpie shrike and see the wind blowing through the feather grass dotting the savannah plains. A Hoyo-Hoyo safari will reveal new scents, curious sounds and the beauty of an extraordinary African landscape to delight your senses.
After a rewarding evening’s safari, warm yourself around Hoyo Hoyo’s open-air fire and enjoy a magical three-course dinner under the stars. Good wine and good conversation flow while you listen to the enchanting sounds of the surrounding bush coming alive at night.
Enjoy a relaxing & soothing massage with blended aromatherapy oils of ylang ylang, cedarwood & vanilla to sooth your soul while overlooking the African bush from the comfort of your deck!
500 bird species
Numerous plants, reptile and insect species