Many people who have fallen in love with South Africa’s Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces would agree that Hoedspruit offers the perfect springboard into several worlds. This little tourist haven is located smack bang in the middle of the UNESCO recognised Kruger to Canyons Biosphere region. What this means is that not only does the area focus on biodiversity conservation, but sustainable development and community initiatives are also of paramount importance. So for those who wish to combine a trip to the famous Kruger National Park with views of the epic Blyde Canyon and cultural experiences or sustainably run adventure activities, you can't go wrong by starting your trip off in Hoedspruit.
And if you're still not convinced, flick through this gallery to find out what awaits, and then get ready to jump on the next flight to this gateway to paradise!
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