Hippo Water Front Lodge, Nelspruit – 082 825 1105
NELSPRUIT / Mbombela
Sterkspruit 41, Mbombela, 1200
Hippo Water Front Lodge is situated only 10 km from the booming town of Nelspruit, the capital of Mpumalanga Province of South Africa, close to one of the most prestigious game reserves in Africa – the Kruger National Park. Clean and comfortable log cabins with river views await visitors.
The sub-tropical climate gives the Lodge a delightful setting in a lush countryside with rolling lawns, filled with trees, birds, flowers, fruits and nuts. There are many places of historical interest and natural beauty nearby, like Gods Window, Blyde Rivier Canyon, Sabie, Potholes, Sudwala caves, Pilgrims Rest, Botanical Gardens etc. which offer delightful day drives.
Frequent visit’s by the river ‘s resident hippos creates a lot of excitement every now and again. This, and our superb hospitality makes Hippo Water Front a South African destination not to be missed.
Chalets & Caravan Facilities
Our afordable, clean, comfortable and fully equipped en-suite timber log chalets and rooms ensures a real rustic and African bush experience. Each chalet has a magnificent view of the river from its private verandah.
Running water, rolling green lawns and lots of indigenous trees offers abundant bird life to this setting as well as visits by the rivers resident hippos.
The lodge has an outdoor pool, a bar and a restaurant overlooking the river.
Rhino Chalets (Sleeps 4)
Elephant 2 (Sleeps 6)
Our Elephant Chalets sleep six. Elephant 2 has two bedrooms. Both bedrooms have a double bed two single beds, perfect for a larger family. Each bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom…
Lion Caravan Stands
We have six caravan stands, each with their own ablution facilities. Each stand has electricity points. There is access to the river for fresh water fishing and hippo viewing. Our restaurant …
Elephant 1 (Sleeps 6)
Our Elephant Chalets sleep six. Elephant 1 has two bedrooms. The first bedroom has a double bed and the second room has four single beds, perfect for a larger family. Attached…
Leopard Chalets (Sleeps 3)
These timber chalets are built on stilts each have a double and single bed in each chalet with outdoor covered kitchen on the deck, ensuite bathroom. Braai facilities are also available…
Conferencing & Restaurant
We have conferencing facilities for up to 180 people. The area is air-conditioned and catering can be arranged. A full bar is available…
Facilities & Activities:
We have conferencing facilities for up to 180 people. A White board, projector DVD & Television are available. The area is air-conditioned and catering can be arranged.
Restaurant & Bar
Breakfast & Dinner is served on our deck over looking the Crocodile River on request. A full bar is available. The conference area can seat 180 people, and the bar / restaurant area can seat 50 people.
Fishing on the banks of the Crocodile River will hopefully net you some baber, eel, carp or yellow finch.
Nature Trails & Walks
Take a stroll through along the banks of the Crocodile river for superb birdwatching, and some hippos lounging in the river.
On request we offer guided tours to the local attractions within the area. Such as Gods Window, Blyde Rivier Canyon, Bourkes Luck Potholes, Sudwala caves, Botanical Gardens etc…