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Raptor`s Lodge is a luxurious, private establishment situated in Hoedspruit. Accommodation is offered on a self-catering or bed and breakfast basis.

Situated ideally between all popular tourist destinations such as Kruger National Park, Cheetah Breeding Project, Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre, Blyde River Canyon and the Panoramic Route, Eastgate Airport (Hoedspruit) to mention but a few.
The Lodge pool provides a cool reprieve to absorb the majesty of the Drakensberg Mountains.

Whether the attraction is wildlife, culture, golfing, birding or just relaxing, the lodges offer the ideal getaway. Children of all ages are most welcome.


The lodge is made up of 20 well appointed private units, each accommodating up to 4 persons.

Each luxury unit comprises the following:
* 2 Bedrooms (a double & 2 single beds)
* Ensuite bathrooms
* Outside showers in garden setting
* Fully equipped kitchen
* Lounge/sitting room with TV & DSTV
* Mosquito nets hanging over all beds
* Thatched wooden deck
* Outside braai area
* Linen and towels provided
* Air-conditioning & fans
* Indoor fire place

Facilities and Services

In addition to the many facilities offered by each lodge unit, Raptor`s Lodge also provides:
* Every unit is serviced on a daily basis
* Pool and sun bathing area with bathrooms and stunning mountain view of the Drakensburg
* Shopping services
* Booking service for activities including Kruger National Park, Panoramic Day Tours and more
* Car Ports
* A secure and private area
R450.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Ironing Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Swimming Pool


The twenty well-appointed double-suite Lodges are very spacious and offer upmarket self-catering accommodation for up to 80 guests.

Each lodge is beautifully decorated in modern bushveld hues, and features oversized baths, outdoor showers and all modern convenience items.

Raptors Lodge Activities:

Activities & Attractions in the Surrounding area include:
* Wildlife
* River Rafting
* Boat Trips on the Blyde River
* Abseiling
* Hiking
* Game Walks
* Golf
* Hot Air Ballooning
* Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre
* Panoramic Scenic Route
* Helicopter Scenic Flights

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Raptors Lodge Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  4.6 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. - View all Guest Reviews

Would rate excellent if not for the fact that, the road between the lodges do not allow two cars to pass, resulting in one person having to reverse into the nearest parking space.
 Reviewed by Gareth Jenvey over a year ago

I would like to say that Raptors Lodge was excellent but unfortunately though the accommodation was excellent the situation was not. We all felt that there were to many units in the area as each unit was overlooked in many personal ways, eg our outside shower could be seen from the sitting room of another unit. To have a toilet next to the bed leaves a lot to be desired. We don't think the price for the unit was justified. We have stayed at much better places in South Africa. Having said that we really love Hoedspruit and will always come back but not to Raptors Lodge. As usual SA Places has done a good job with the booking and especially Chantelle.
 Reviewed by Paul Tidmarsh over a year ago

Raptors Lodge is a lovely place to stay if one wants to be near all the town amenities yet have the feel of the bush. The rooms are well appointed and the aircon a welcome relief when the weather is so hot. We also love the fact the there was such a wonderful restaurant (Safari Club) within walking distance of the lodge. Though we were only there for one night Kim and Tanja were great at making sure we were happy. I would definitely book there again.
 Reviewed by Sue Lawrie over a year ago

We will definitely be back!
 Reviewed by George de Beer over a year ago

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