Car Hire Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport
Find your perfect car hire at Hoedspruit Eastgate AirportHoedspruit, meaning “Hat’s Creek”, is a small South African town settled in Limpopo Province between Kruger National Park and the Blyde River Canyon.
Pick up your Avis hire car at Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport to explore this exciting region with ease.
Plan your journey from Hoedspruit Eastgate AirportSet off from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport and you’re just a 10-minute drive from Hoedspruit itself, which offers a host of attractions as well as being surrounded by the world’s largest privately-owned conservation area.
A trip to Hoedspruit offers a unique chance to enjoy incredible scenery and wildlife encounters. Start with a day at Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre – home to injured and abandoned wildlife. Expect to see animals such as lions, eagles and cheetahs.
Khamai Reptile Park, located just outside the town (between Hoedspruit and the Strydom Tunnel) is another top attraction. The experienced guides will take you around and show you a selection of South Africa’s deadliest snakes, including black mambas and Mozambique spitting cobras. You’ll also spot Nile crocodiles, scorpions and puff adders.
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre is just a 20-minute drive from town via Klaserie Road and the R40. It focuses on the breeding and rehabilitation of endangered, rare or vulnerable animals and is located on the Kapama Private Game Reserve. A variety of tour types are available, which will enable you to spot animals such as rhinos, cheetahs, lions and wild dogs.
Alternatively, spend a few hours at the beautiful Klaserie Waterfalls, located behind Hoedspruit along the Drakensberg Range. The falls are in a secluded private area and visitors must book in advance.
Hire an Avis car to explore Hoedspruit and beyond at your own pace.
Beyond Hoedspruit Eastgate AirportLimpopo Province in South Africa is a stunning part of the country offering dramatic and contrasting landscapes, an array of wildlife and a host of natural and manmade attractions. With nature reserves, a rich cultural heritage and opportunities for outdoor activities, it’s the ideal venue for a road trip of a lifetime.
Kruger National Park
Around a 55-minute drive from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport (via the R40) is Kruger National Park. The area offers an expanse of indigenous bush, terraced hills and sub-tropical vegetation and is the largest national park in South Africa. Offering an exhilarating day out, you’ll have the chance to spot over a thousand bird, animal and reptile species, including the ‘Big Five’ – rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard and elephant.
Located an hour’s drive from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport is The Masorini Village. It’s situated 11km from the Phalaborwa entrance gate within the Kruger National Park area. This restored village, which dates back to the stone age, provides a fascinating day out and offers unique insights into society at this time in history.
Pick up your Avis hire car from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport and discover the wild delights of Hoedspruit and Limpopo.