|Sightings of Lion & Elephant on the Big 5 drives & tracking the Cheetah is part of the HONGONYI experience with excellent photo opportunities of Africas most amazing animals as well as the Little Big5 and the Secret Seven.|
We have the smallest, the tallest, the slowest, the fastest, and the biggest on the reserve.
With its unique informal relaxed ambience, this delightful luxury 3 star bush lodge offers informative early morning bush walks and superb game drives to the wildlife enthusiast. Its a bird watchers paradise and a photographers dream
With 10 en-suite double bedrooms, 4 family rooms and a cosy Honeymoon suite, all surrounded by a tropical garden, Hongonyi offers the ultimate in relaxation. Rooms are equipped with mosquito nets, overhead fans and insect screens to protect you from the African heat, ensuring a perfect nights rest.
There are no noisy air-conditioners, radios, TVs or fridges in the rooms.
AA Travel Guides American Express Accommodation Awards Semi- finalist 2006/2007 - Finalist 2008
AA Highly Reccommended.
Attractions / Things to do
|With its unique informal relaxed ambience, this delightful luxury 3 star bush lodge offers informative early morning bush walks and superb game drives to the wildlife enthusiast. There are mountain views, bushveld views, dams, lakes, waterholes & river beds. Its a bird watchers paradise and a photographers dream. |
Keep binoculars close by as you relax on the viewing deck or in the bush lounge where refreshments are served, laze on a hammock under the shade of a tree, or cool down in the invigorating waters of the rock pool.
Listen to the haunting roar of the Lions in the distance, the sounds of the Jackal as they roam the reserve, and the bark of the Hyena that electrifies the night.
The people of HONGONYI are renowned for their friendliness and five star service & hospitality. They are passionate about the wildlife and eager to share their knowledge with our guests. We develop friendships and have long lasting relationships.
Hongonyi is a perfect stay over to visit the Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon (Largest Green Canyon in the world) and many other places of interest in the area.
Its an African Adventure of Distinction.
|Services / Facilities|
Wake Up calls
Hair Dryer (on request)
Archery- on site
Big 5 Drives from on site
Birding - on site
Bush Walks - on site
Clay Pigeon shooting - on site
Cultural Tours - nearby
Elephant back Safaris - nearby
Fixed wing flights - nearby
Game Drives - on site
Golfing one hour away
Hammocks - on site
Hot Air Ballooning - on site
Kruger Park - nearby
Landing Strip - on site
Mountain Views -from on site
Night Drives - on site
Pιtanque (Boule) - on site
Photography - on site
Pool - on site
Qualified Guides - on site
|FULL BOARD - R1390.00 per person per night sharing. |
INCLUDES: Accommodation,full English breakfast,light lunch,high tea,a four course dinner,a Big 5 drive and a sunrise bush walk or game drive per day.
SPECIAL - SPECIAL - SPECIAL
Three Nights Plus - Full Board - R38700.00 per person sharing.
INCLUDES: Accommodation, full Fnglish breakfast,light lunch, tea, 1 Big5 drive, 2 game drives & 3 sunrise bush walks or game drives. (Minimum three nights)
|It is advisable not to drive in South Africa at night. |
DIRECTIONS TO HONGONYI PRIVATE GAME LODGE -
(015) 793 2784 / 083 377 4333
From Johannesburg & Pretoria + - 4.5 hours
Please keep to the speed limit the traffic cops are watching you!
Drive on the Witbank Highway (N4) to Belfast.
Turn left into Belfast.
5th Stop Street turn right to Dullstroom
From Dullstroom, continue through to Lydenburg, Ohrigstad, Strijdom Tunnel & Hoedspruit - (beware of potholes other side of Orighstad)
o In Hoedspruit, 3rd Stop Street turn right. (over bridge)
o Travel for ±23km and pass the Cheetah Project on the left side.
o About ±1km further on turn left into Guernsey
o After security Gate - Tar for 7km, dirt for 2km
o Hongonyi Entrance on left side of road
o After signing in follow pointers to
o Speed Limit within the reserve is 20 30 km per hour
PLEASE be aware of animals suddenly crossing the road in the Reserve AND THE SMALLER WONDERS ON THE ROADS
Alternate short-cut route from the Strijdom Tunnel
1. Approximately 27kms from the Strydom tunnel - See sign to Orpen Gate / Acornhoek - R531- turn right.
2. Continue for about 29km going under railway bridge.
3. Almost immediately after the bridge, turn left to Hoedspruit on the R40.
4. +- 1 km see Guernsey sign turn right.
5. Travel 7km on tar (see Cheetah Inn right side)
6. 2km on dirt turn left into Hongonyi/ Gwalagwala entrance left side.
7. Follow Lodge signs from there
PLEASE watch out for speed bumps on the Reserve.
From Nelspruit Please keep to the speed limit on the main road the traffic cops are watching you!
Travel towards Hoedspruit through White River, Hazyview and past Acornhoek.
Travel on past the turn-off to Orpen
Just before the overhead railway bridge, turn right onto the R40 to Phalaborwa
Take the 1st turn right to Guernsey
Follow directions from No. 5 above