Situated in the heart of the Lowveld and prime wildlife area of South Africa, Hoedspruit is fast becoming a sought after destination for lovers of wildlife, tourism and investors. Offering an unparalleled African bushveld lifestyle, property for sale in Hoedspruit includes land, lodges and private homes on wildlife developments. An interest in Hoedspruit properties continues to appeal to a local and international market.

Nestled beneath the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, and situated between the Kruger National Park and the Blyde River Canyon, this town is a truly hidden paradise. Full of culture and character, Hoedspruit is host to citrus farms, mango farms, game farms, general agriculture, and over 1000 commercial lodges. The safe and modern houses for sale in Hoedspruit afford residents an opportunity to live in the bush amongst the wildlife, and still be close to schools, restaurants and shops. Browse the stunning property for sale in this major wildlife area and find out more about living here below. 

Explore Hoedspruit

Dining out

Dining out

Hoedspruit residents can take their pick from a selection of bistros, pubs, steak houses, coffee shops and tea gardens.



The 15 000 km Blue Canyon Conservancy borders town and is home to the Big 4 - elephant, rhino, lion and leopard. On the town's doorstep are the Timbavati and Klaserie game lodges and 40kms away is the Orpen gate entrance to the world-renowned Kruger National Park.



Families, visitors and residents alike can enjoy waterfall excursions, horse trails, game drives, tours of the silk farm, a reptile park and much more.

Festivals and events

Festivals and events

Four festivals are held annually in Hoedspruit; the Bylde X Fest for extreme sport fans, The Hoedspruit Wildsfees for wildlife enthusiasts, the Hlokomela Herb Banquet for the foodies and The Rocking for Rhino’s festival which is suited to ages.

Living in Hoedspruit

Areas near to Hoedspruit

Burgersfort, Ellisras, Phalaborwa, Polokwane, Thabazimbi, Tzaneen, Waterberg,


The Southern Cross Primary and High Schools, Baobab pre-school, the Drakensig Primary School, Lowveld Academy, Mariepskop Pre-primary, Hoedspruit Christian School and Pokkel Pensies are all within the vicinity of Hoedspruit.


With several medical services available in Hoedspruit, including a paramedic service, general practitioners, physiotherapists and dentists, medical need are easily and conveniently met.


Hoedspruit has a Pick n Pay, Spar and a Spar Tops. There are also a number of speciality stores, ranging from a bakery to a home industries store.


There are various options by which one can travel in and out of the region, both by air and road. The nearest airport is the Eastgate Airport, situated just outside the region with daily schedules flights from Johannesburg and connecting flights from Cape Town.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius