Activities

We highly recommend booking all your activities with us well in advance for guaranteed seats. 

 

Full Day Kruger Safaris

Cheetah Paw Eco Lodge is located only 40 km from the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park. Guided safaris in open or closed safari vehicles are the best way to experience the wildlife and nature in the famous Kruger National Park.

 

Game Drives

Experience the game drive on one of the game reserves that are located close to Cheetah Paw Eco Lodge. Go with your ranger in an open safari vehicle and experience close encounters with wild animals in their own habitat, and if you are lucky, you may meet lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos and leopards!

 

Bush Walks

These walks on the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve with a qualified guide bring you close to nature and all the little wonders of the bush.

 

Full Day Panorama Tours

On this day tour you will drive along the Blyde River Canyon and see the Three Rondavels, Burkes Luck Potholes, Gods Window, The Pinnacle and the Lisbon Falls. Breathtaking views and beautiful landscapes are perfect spots for photo shootings on this tour.

 

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre and/or Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre 

Get an inside view in the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre or Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre.  Learn more about nature and our conservation efforts.  Get closer to some wonderful animals that are hard to approach in the wild.  Both centers offer daily guided tours.

 

Elephant Interaction

Meet and interact with a herd of African elephants in their natural Big 5 habitat. Listen to the elephant keepers’ stories about a very unique herd of elephants formed by a rescued elephant family with unrelated rescued orphans. Get close to these giants. Their mammoth size and gentle presence are truly humbling.   

 

Open Vehicle Night Drive 

After dinner, we will bring you on a 1.5-2 hours game drive in an open vehicle to spot the games on our Private Nature Reserve, which is inhabited by an abundance of games such as Impalas, Duikers, Kudus, Zebras, Giraffes, Wildebeests, Buffalos, Waterbucks, Steenboks and Nyalas.  You will also have chance to spot the nocturnal animals that are rarely seen, such as Bushbabies, Owls, Honeybadgers, Servals, Civets, etc. 

 

Ranger Day Experience

Experience a day in the bush like a true ranger! We will show you how to identify different tracks and spoor of animals, insects, plants, trees and everything in the bush. Learn what it is to live in the bush. A lot of attention will be given to conservation, sustainability and eco-friendliness.  The experience includes a typical bush lunch.

 

Nyani Cultural Village

Meet the local tribe: Shangaan people, and visit their traditional village.  Experience a wonderful tribal dance & drumming cultural show performed by the popular "Roots of Rhythm" Group, and enjoy a traditional meal during lunch time.

 

Into Africa – Local town

Have you ever wondered how “real people” live in a small town in South Africa?  We will bring you into Acornhoek, a small town nearby which is non touristic, to visit the markets, shopping malls, schools, and have lunch with local people.  It’s a perfect chance for you to learn a bit about the life of locals after you did all the “tourist” activities. 

 

White Water Rafting, Tubing and Boat Cruises

For the adventurous White Water Rafting or Tubing on the Blyde River is an exciting option. A boat cruise on the Blyde Dam is a relaxing tour in a wonderful landscape.

 

Birding

The Guernsey Private Nature Reserve is also a paradise for Birding fans. With a variety of about 200 different bird species the area is one of the favorite spots for birding tours.

 

Other activities

The Kinyonga Reptile Centre and the Big Baobab Tree are only some other attractions in the area around Hoedspruit.Hiking Trails, Hot Air Ballooning and Micro Lite Flights are additional highlights.  Or why not spend a relaxing afternoon at a spa? 

 

Rates and bookings for all activities are available on request.