Hoyo Hoyo Tsonga Lodge | Kruger National Park Safari Lodge
Built in traditional ethnic style, Hoyo Hoyo Tsonga Lodge is situated in a 10 000 hectare concession in the world-renowned Kruger National Park, South Africa. The lodge is built on an ancient elephant trail, and offers luxury accommodation in true African style. Guests can view the area's abundant wildlife from open safari vehicles or even from the comfort of their private decks, as the lodge overlooks an active waterhole. Guests have the opportunity to interact with the local Shangaan or Tsonga people.
* Hoyo Hoyo Tsonga Lodge Highlights
- ∞ Situated in the famous Kruger National Park
- ∞ Abundant wildlife, including the Big 5
- ∞ Comfortable, air-conditioned African-style accommodation
- ∞ En-suite bathrooms with outdoor showers
- ∞ Private viewing decks
- ∞ Open-vehicle game drives
- ∞ Relaxing spa treatments
- ∞ Swimming pool
- ∞ Combine your African safari with a unique cultural experience
More about this accommodation
Recently renovated (September 2016) Hoyo Hoyo Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in six luxury Tsonga huts. Painted in earthy tones and decorated with artifacts from the local community, you'll be sure to experience real comfort in African style. All suites are air-conditioned and include a king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower. Each suite has a private deck, from where guests can take in the beauty of the Mluwati River and the surrounding area's abundant wildlife.
Three spacious thatched salas, which transform into romantic dining setting by night, are positioned for maximum views around the lodge. The lodge offers a variety of facilities and services to ensure that guests enjoy a relaxing stay. You can revitalise yourself at the lodge's spa, or take a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool. Each meal at Hoyo Hoyo is a feast of delicious, traditional cuisine of international standards. Guests can enjoy their breakfast from 'n potjie pot or sip on a drink served in a traditional calabash. True to African culture, dinner is a wonderfully social event.
Two game drives per day on open safari vehicles are conducted through the Kruger National Park. The area has a great variety of game, including the famous Big Five - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. The lodge shares the same excellent game viewing area as its sister lodge, Imbali Safari Lodge (see link below).
By air: Daily flights connect between Johannesburg's O R Tambo International Airport and Skukuza Airport as well as the nearby Manyeleti Airstrip. Private charters are also available.
By road: Approximately 6 hours' drive by car, access to Hoyo Hoyo is via Kruger Park's Orpen gate. Road transfers can be easily arranged.
Our Take on Hoyo Hoyo Tsonga Lodge
Hoyo Hoyo is a top-notch, luxury safari lodge in its own concession area inside the famous Kruger National Park which gives you the best of both worlds: superb game viewing within the nation's flagship game reserve, plus the exclusivity, superb service and luxuriant facilities of a private safari lodge.
- ∞Luxury accommodation
- ∞Three meals per day and beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines & spirits)
- ∞Two game activities per day
- ∞Complimentary transfers from Skukuza Airport and Hoedspruit Airport with the Imbali transfer vehicle, subject to availability at time of reservation
- ∞VAT at 14%
- xTransfers not specified
- xPremium brand beverages and gate entry fees, payable per person per stay
- xAll items of a personal nature
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= Star Rating Explanation
The star rating refers to the official grading given to this lodge or hotel by the Tourism Grading Council. In some cases the star rating is not official, but represents our own estimate of the accommodation.
One star means very basic accommodation
Two stars means comfortable, clean accommodation that is not overly spacious or luxurious. Basic facilities.
Three stars means good quality accommodation with en-suite bathroom and a reasonable level of luxury. Very comfortable and reasonably spacious.
Four stars means luxury accommodation of high quality, with most modern conveniences. High quality service, food and facilities.
Five stars means spacious, ultra luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service, food and facilities. All modern conveniences can be expected, although some facilities like air-conditioning cannot be guaranteed at all 5-star lodges, due to limited availability of electricity.