A rustic, charming retreat where animals come right up to your door

Settled in Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate, Lulani Bush Retreat is a charming getaway where travellers can enjoy watching animals such as zebra and antelope wander right up to their doors. Situated in the quaint town of Hoedspruit, guests can sample local restaurants and pubs, or explore the reserve via cycling paths, walking routes, and game drives. Lulani is only a short distance from the world-famous and Big 5-rich Kruger National Park, with the Orpen or Phalaborwa gates being the closest. Alternatively, visitors can explore the Panorama Route and see the incredible Blyde River Canyon. Lulani is also conscious of its footprint, with sustainable measures in place ranging from water conservation to limiting single-use plastics.

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Best time to go to Hoedspruit

The best time to visit Hoedspruit is during the dry winter months between June and August, when wildlife viewing is at its best. The coolest month is July and during this time, visitors can expect chilly mornings and evenings. Hoedspruit has a savannah climate with lots of sunny days throughout the year, and a summer season extending from November to March. The hottest months are December, January and February, presenting afternoon thunderstorms and temperatures that can rise to 40ºC.


Lulani Bush Retreat

The Lulani Bush Retreat offers guests free roam of the 2-bedroom villa that opens up to a private garden and braai area. The open-plan design includes a spacious bathroom and can ideally accommodate a family of 4.

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