Hippo Hills Safari Villa is situated within the borders of Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Guests have to drive to the Crocodile Bridge Gate to go on a self drive or guided game drive in the Kruger Park. Most of the amazing African wildlife can be seen from the comfort of Hippo Hills.
This comfortable accommodation near Kruger Park is ideally situated on the banks of the scenic Crocodile River and only 9km (5.59 miles) from Kruger Park's Crocodile Bridge Gate. The nearest shop, bottle store, butchery and chemist can be found 10 minutes away at Komatipoort.
How to get there:
Directions from Johannesburg
From Johannesburg, take the N12 which joins with the N4 at Witbank. Alternatively, from Pretoria take the N4 Witbank highway. Keep on the N4 and pass Middelburg, Machadodorp and Waterval Boven. Go through Nelspruit on the N4 and follow the Komatipoort signs. After Nelspruit you will pass Kaapmuiden, Malelane and Hectorspruit.
About 14.5km (9 miles) after Hectorspruit, turn left at the Ngwenya Lodge sign (there is also a Tenbosch sign), onto a gravel road. After about 7.5km (4.66 miles) turn right at the Ngwenya Lodge sign (there is also a Krokodilbrug sign). The entrance gate is on the left after 3.5 km (2.17 miles).
There are daily flights between Johannesburg (O.R. Tambo International Airport) and Cape Town to Kruger Mpumulanga International Airport (KMIA) just outside Nelspruit. The drive time from KMIA to Ngwenya is about 60 minutes.