Contact Us

Telephone : +27 (0) 15 793 2274
Fax No : +27 (0) 86 699 8179
Cynthia : +27 (0) 71 051 6704
John : +27 (0) 72 880 6159
Cynthia / John : +27 (0) 15-795 5305

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Skype Address :

Address :
Blyde River Wilderness Lodge
OFF R527 Hoedspruit 1380t
Limpopo / Mpumalanga Province
South Africa

Postal Address :
P.O Box 568, Hoedspruit, 1380
Limpopo Province
South Africa

Map & Directions

GPS Co-ordinates :
Follow GPS Co-ordinates inconjunction with written directions.
Latitude (Lodge) S -24°21.200', (Entrance) S -24.404173
Longitude (Lodge) E 30°49.650’, (Entrance) E 30.78196

The lodge is situated four and a half hours north of Johannesburg/Pretoria. GPS takes you to the entrance of the gravel road, please follow written directions and signs from there

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Directions From Johannesburg & Pretoria

  • Take the N12 from Johannesburg and the N4 from Pretoria, past Witbank and Middelburg to Belfast.
  • Turn onto the R540 to Dullstroom and Lydenburg.
  • Take the R36 to Ohrigstad, along the Abel Erasmus Pass and then through the Strijdom Tunnel and onto the R527 in the direction of Hoedspruit.
  • Travel on the R527 for roughly 15kms. Opposite the road stall called ‘Appelblaar’ there is a sign for Richmond farms, Kimba Lodge, and Blyde River Wilderness Lodge etc – turn left.
  • The tar changes to a gravel road and splits – keep right. Go through the boom gate and follow the road for approximately 6 kms.
  • The road then splits again – keep left, travel about 1 km going down the dip and halfway up the hill.
  • On the right hand side you will find the entrance for the lodge and a sign saying KIMBA LODGE and BLYDE RIVER WILDERNESS LODGE- turn right here.
  • The Gate is either manned or left unlocked, PRESS BUTTON TO OPEN GATE, follow the signs to the lodge, you will reach a second gate, PRESS BUTTON TO OPEN AND THE LODGE IS IN FRONT . PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THERE ARE WILD ANIMALS SO PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY AND CLOSE THE GATE BEHIND YOU.

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge


Surrounded by the tranquil Blyde River and the majestic Drakensberg mountains, this thatched lodge is set in a Private reserve, in an area famous for its panoramic scenery, birdlife, fauna and flora.

kruger-national-parkBlyde River Wilderness Lodge is an Afristay Valued Member.


Telephone: + 27 (0)15 793 2274
Cynthia: + 27 (0)71 149 6365
Facsimile: + 27 (0)86 699 8179
Mobile: + 27 (0)71 399 0036
Skype Address: blyderiverwildernesslodge
PO Box 568, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa