Hippo Hills is just 4 hours drive from O.R. Tambo (Johannesburg) Airport and close to both Swaziland and Mozambique borders. The house is part of a large resort called Ngwenya Lodge and daily activities can be arranged such as Elephant Back Safari, Micro-lighting, Game Drives, Quad Biking and Tiger Fishing. The lodge offers both local and international guests a superior living environment enhanced by an impressive Big 5 safari experience. Our guest’s have full access to Tennis courts, swimming pools, a restaurant, pub, beauty salon, entertainment area, bat houses, bird hides, children’s game center, a convenience store, putt-putt course and much more.
Situated on the scenic banks of the Crocodile River - this luxury, thatch-roof house overlooks the Kruger National Park
Our visitors are also welcome to go into the Crocodile Bridge Gate, Kruger Park (10 minutes away) on a self-drive or an open-vehicle game drive organised directly with Crocodile Bridge. The more adventurous can experience the unique thrill of a foot safari accompanied by an armed game ranger and Shangaan tracker who will walk the bush with you, show you how to stalk impala and the short-sighted rhinoceros or chuckle at the antics of a family of monkeys.
OVERVIEW OF HIPPO HILLS:
- Private Guest House for groups of up to 10 guests
- 5 en-suite bedrooms
- Dishwasher, Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer in the house
- Big Five can be Spotted from your own private room
- Large Viewing deck overlooking the KrugerPark
- Under-thatch outdoor dining area overlooking the River
- Rooms have air conditioning and ceiling fans
- Infinity Swimming pool
- Fully equipped kitchen with indoor and outdoor cooking facilities
- Rooms serviced daily (Not Sunday)
- Self-drives in KrugerPark daily
- Guided game drives and bush walks can be booked
- Wellness spa treatments
- A la Carte Restaurant
Hippo Hills accommodates ten guests in five private en-suite bedrooms. Upstairs has three large bedrooms; one double and two twin beds. These lead to a large viewing deck and bar area where visitors can enjoy a sunset drink while watching a variety of bird and animal life.
Downstairs has two more bedrooms; one double and one twin. All the rooms enjoy air conditioning, a ceiling fan and an en-suite bathroom. Furthermore, an exceptional view of the Crocodile River from each and every bedroom makes for an incredible African memory
Status of Hippo Hills:
This is an RCI Gold Crown Awarded House and has 5 en-suite bedrooms serviced daily (Excluding Sundays). There is PVR Satellite and TV available and the office has internet and fax facilities. The house is graded 4 stars according to the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.
Some photos of Animals spotted from Hippo Hills
Hippo Hills is located within the fences of the Kruger National Park and visitors, while lounging in the private swimming pool, have spotted all the Big 5. Hippo Hills sits on a riverbed where the bird-life is magnificent … lie on the deck and hear the distinct call of the African Fish Eagle.
The closest grocery store, bottle store, butchery (we recommend Corridor Butchery) and chemist can be found 10 minutes away at Komatipoort for all your needs. Nelspruit is also 1 hour away. There is a convenience store on the property for every-day needs
Golf Courses:All located between 20-70 minutes from Hippo Hills:
Leopard Creek:The top golf course in South Africa (20 kms).
Skukuza Course:Located inside Kruger Park. (70 kms)
Nelspruit Course:One of the most interesting courses in the country (60 kms)
Kambaku Course:Very scenic with lots of wildlife (10 kms)
Rates for Hippo Hills
5000 to R7000