Due to the location of Marepe Lodge, birding and many other activities or things to do when visiting Hoedspruit, is close by, including the Kruger National Park, the Panorama Route and more.
We, at Marepe Country Lodge can organise and book the following “Things To Do” and “Activities” for our guests who stay at the Lodge. We operate our own Tours, Transfers and Day Trips.
Kruger National Park Day Trips:•This is a full day trip in the Kruger National Park starting at the Lodge in an opengame drive vehicle with an experienced guide. Guests are collected and dropped offat the lodge.
Panorama Route:•The Panorama Route - A day trip outing from the lodge which will cover all theinteresting and beautiful views of the Blyde River Canyon. Starting from the lodge youhave a gorgeous view of Mariepskop, the highest point of the Canyon at 1944 metersabove sea level. The sandstone formations of the Canyon makes for lovely photoopportunities at viewpoint including God’s Window and more.
Birding Trips & Tours (Click here to download the PDF):•Experience a Birding Trip or Tour in the area or further afield with an experiencedlocal Birder. The trips start and end at the Lodge. Ideally you should have 4 daysavailable to view as many habits as possible. Birding trips mostly arranged in summer.Hot Air Balloon Trips:•Hot Air Balloon rides take off close to the lodge every morning, a Wildlifesafari from the air like none other.Boat Rides on the Blyde Dam:•A tour guide takes you on a 1 ½ hour trip to the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfalland the famous Three Rondawels.Kloofing:•This trail starts at the Strydom Tunnel and will take you to the absolute beauty ofnature untouched, with a wild mix of adventure. Explore caves and walk along a streamthat builds up to a Tufa Waterfall. Jump into waterholes while doing extreme hiking.Quad Bike Trail:•The quad bike trail will take you through riverine forest and bushveld surroundings with some hills and flat areas. This trail is about 1 hour long.Horseback Trails:•The perfect holiday experience to relax as a family. This activity is accessible to alllevels of riders and there is no dangerous game on the farm. The duration is about1 hour depending on riding skills.Pony Rides:•Pony rides are available for the under 10 years between 09:00 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 16:00Other Activities in the Area:•Visit the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre at Kapama - 28km•Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre - 11km•Walk with Cheetahs - 40km•Take a Microlight Flight over Hoedspruit and surrounds.
Kinyonga Reptile Park:•"Kinyonga" is a Swahili word meaning Chameleon which essentially means little lion.The Kinyonga Reptile Centre has a dedicated team that works at saving reptiles by allmeans possible. We believethat education is a powerful tool that should play a major role in conservation. •While here, visit Lizard Rock Café
This video footage was taken by Kyle Henry of Delaware USAKyle and Logan were booked on a Full Day Safari in the Kruger National Parkby Marepe Country Lodge - Safari November 2017