Hoedspruit, South Africa
Nestled beneath the majestic Northern Drakensberg Mountains, the scenic town of Hoedspruit is surrounded by the largest privately-owned conservation area in the world. The town is located in the heart of the UNESCO registered Kruger to Canyons Biosphere where the local community takes part in several recycling and conservation initiatives and showcases local produce at the Lekker Farmer’s market to support the surrounding area. Known as one of the best places for a safari in South Africa, visitors can immerse themselves in the beautiful surroundings by respectfully observing the incredible wildlife in their natural habitat.
To witness the admirable work the town does with regard to protecting animals, visitors can spend time at -- and make a contribution to -the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.