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Hippo Hills


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 Sleeps 10
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
 Minimum stay: 2 Days

Located on the scenic banks of the Crocodile River, this luxurious thatch-roof house overlooks the Kruger National Park. Hippo Hills can accommodate 10 guests in five en-suite bedrooms. Upstairs has three large bedrooms; one with a double and the other two with twin beds. These lead to a large viewing deck and bar area where visitors can enjoy a sunset drink while watching a variety of bird and animal life.

Downstairs has two more bedrooms with one double bed and twin beds respectively. All of the rooms enjoy air-conditioning, ceiling fans and en-suite bathrooms. The rooms also offer lovely views of the Crocodile River.

The double-storey house has an open-plan kitchen, dining room and lounge area with a satellite television and PVR. As a visitor, you have the option to cater for yourself using the fully serviced kitchen and outside braai or dine at the á la carte restaurant, which boasts a large selection of fine African cuisine.

Experience game drives in the Kruger National Park, go for walks with wild animals, enjoy stargazing in the African sky or open-air dining and bird watching. Hippo Hills is located within the fences of the Kruger National Park and visitors have seen all of the Big 5 while lounging in the private swimming pool. Hippo Hills sits on a riverbed where the bird life is magnificent.

More About Hippo Hills


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Restaurant on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Spa: There is a beauty spa on the property for all your holiday needs.

Important Information

Deposit and Securing a booking:
50% deposit secures the reservation. Nothing is booked without proof of payment.
Balance is due 2 months prior to check-in.
We do not accept credit cards.
Payments can be made on PayPal @ a 5% admin fee.
Game drives @ R1200 per drive are to be pre-booked and paid for by transfer into the account.
No private vehicles are allowed on the Mjejane property.
Entry into the park using private SUV or 4x4 is permitted, cost is for guest account.
Breakages or damage to the house / contents will be charged for.
Check-in is at 14h00 and Check-out is no later than 10h00.
Maids service the house daily with the exception of Public Holidays and Sundays.
Gratuities and tips are welcome and must be paid for in cash.

Rates & Availability

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keith sharman
April 2018
The whole resort of Ngwenya is lovely. The restaurant and staff are great and the buffet is fantastic. Very cheap restaurantProbably cheaper than eating in! Hippo hills is a great house for the 10 of us and all the rooms were nice and huge beds. The view is just amazing!!! The pool is great to cool down and really the only negative I would say is not enough lighting on the patio to see what your... Read more
rick engelbrecht, south africa
November 2013
Very nice place right on the brink of the crocodile river. One of the very few places where the pictures are actually a true reflection. A great place to sit back, relax and take in the sites. Definitely recommend this one.
lewis brandon, france
January 2012
This is a beautiful place, and very relaxing. There is some nice viewing of animals in the river. It was three days in paradise!
tersia hallett, south africa
August 2011
This was the best ever. Will go back and spend at least one week. Awesome!

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Hippo Hills is 13.5km from the centre of Komatipoort , the nearest airport 84km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
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