Eastgate Airport Hoedspruit

The airport is situated approximately 7 km from Hoedspruit which makes it convenient for travellers to arrive and rent a car [this can all be arranged and booked by us]

About Warthog Rest

Spoil yourself with a luxury break at a stunning bushveld retreat with a full-time hostess/maid to help out. Privacy is the word and ‘rest’ a given! What a pleasure to wake up to the sound of birds calling… and not your clock or cell phone. Enjoy your first coffee on the patio, go for a game drive to explore the wide variety of wildlife species that are found on the estate with a view on the Drakensberg mountains.

Breakfast and lunch can be prepared at an additional cost. The lodge is fully equipped, with quality cutlery, crockery, linen and towels, as well as fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle and dishwasher provided. DSTV, air-conditioners and electronic pest repellent devices.

The Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate offers the experience of feeling like you’re miles away from everything, yet only a few minutes from the convenience of the tourist town of Hoedspruit, with its selection of well-stocked shops and restaurants.

Use the lodge as a base to explore all the tourist attractions, the Kruger National Park, Hoedspruit area, or chill in the pool and let the wildlife visit you.

Layout of Warthog Rest

The main lodge area (middle wing) consists of an open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen, as well as a guest toilet and store room.

A large patio, perfect for wild- and bird life viewing or stargazing, a fire pit and bush noises throughout the day complete the picture. The two wings of the unit contains two bedrooms each, overlooking the splash pool, bush and lapa area.

Bedrooms consist of either double bed or twin beds en-suite. View on bush and pool/lapa. Sliding doors exit on patio.

Quality beds and bedding, linen, towels, aircons, electronic insect repellant devices, block-out curtains, additional vanity basin with shaver plug in bedroom, bed tables with lamps, hair dryer, ample cupboard space and much more.

Discount on stays longer than two nights. Please enquire.

Clothing: What to bring

Hiking boots are essential.

Hot and cold weather can be expected at any given time.

Evenings may be chilly, even during the summer months.

Health: Malaria area

Caution: Malaria area (for Kruger Park visits). Malaria prophylaxis is advised before/during/after your trip.

Suncreen is a must to protect against the harsh African sun.

Features and Facilities at Warthog Rest

Our establishment is suitable for: Babies, children under 12 years, honeymoon couples and the elderly.

Services include: Airport shuttle service, laundry and ironing, limited room service and special meals on request.

Group services include: Conference facilities, wedding facilities and team building.

Dining facilities: Braai/Barbeque, dining room and a restaurant.

General facilities include: Fax machine and photocopier, garden and secure, off-street, covered parking.

Activities at Warthog Rest

Go on one of the estate`s game drive routes, which include two dams, each with an elevated bird hide, to explore the variety of wildlife on the estate.

Game such as impala, kudu, zebra, giraffe, warthog, wildebeest, waterbuck, eland, hyena and buffalo roam freely between the lodges, making your visit unforgettable.

Kruger National Park

The world renown Kruger National Park is situated 70 km from Hoedspruit – a must-see!

Spot the Big Five, hundreds of wild animal species as they roam the Park with thousands of bird species – too many to name.

Do day-trips and eat at the various restaurants at your camp of choice OR pack your own picnic basket (Note: no alcohol is allowed in the Park by day-visitors, although you may enjoy a beer or two at the restaurant!).

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