Hippo Water Front 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 view awaiting 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 Sabie, Potholes, Sudwala caves, Pelgrims Rest, Botanical Gardens ext. which offer delightful day drives.

Frequent visits by the river's resident hippos creates a lot of excitement every now and again. This, and our superb hospitality makes Hippo waterfront a Africa destination not to be missed.


Lion Caravan Stands: 6 stands with electricity and 6 bathrooms
Leopard Chalets: 2 sleeper self catering chalets
Rhino Chalets: 4 sleeper (2 bedroom) chalets overlooking the river
Elephant Chalets: 6 sleeper (2 bedroom) chalets all overlooking the river front
Dining: Breakfast and dinner are served in the dining area every day.

Bar and communal lounge: The sun downer bar and communal lounge which is open to all guest has satellite colour TV.

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • National Accommodation Association
  • air conditioner (some units)
  • airport transfers
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • fishing onsite
  • kitchen communal
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • restaurant onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • washing machine onsite