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.

  • 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

Recently renovated (September 2016) Hoyo Hoyo Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in six luxury Tsonga huts. Painted in earthy tones and decorated with artefacts 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.

Main Lodge

Three spacious thatched sales, which transform into a 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 the delicious, traditional cuisine of international standards. Guests can enjoy their breakfast from a potjie pot or sip on a drink served in a traditional calabash. True to African culture, dinner is a wonderfully social event.

Game Activities

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).

Getting There

By air: Daily flights connect between Johannesburg's OR 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
  • VAT at 14%
  • Transfers not specified
  • Premium brand beverages and gate entry fees, payable per person per stay
  • All items of a personal nature
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Imbali Safari Lodge

Imbali Safari Lodge is situated in one of nine private concessions in the famous Kruger National Park, South Africa, and offers guests a fantastic African safari experience. The lodge offers luxurious 5-star accommodation, with private deck and jacuzzi. At Imbali you can enjoy open-vehicle game drives through some of the best wildlife areas in Kruger.