area activities

There are many activities at Makanyi to indulge in and keep you busy and entertained throughout your stay. Most of these are offered by us and we will be happy to organize them for you at your request. The ones marked by a star (*) are by prior arrangement, so please let us know if you are interested in any of them either at the time of booking or during your stay so we can organise them for you. Please note they are subject to availability and additional charges apply. Please note that transfers to and from the activities below are not included and will be charged for.


This wildlife rehabilitation centre is closely involved in the conservation of endangered species and the rehabilitation of injured and poisoned animals.

Zip Line Hazyview

An aerial cable trail over the Sabie River valley, this is an exciting adventure over beautiful scenery.

Blyde River Canyon

Famous throughout South Africa, this incredible, natural geological feature is 25 km long and about 750m deep, making it the third largest canyon in the world. The view is absolutely breath taking.

Helicopter Tours

The best way to see this spectacular region is from the air, so board a chopper and prepare to be stunned by the splendour and beauty of the scenery below you.

Scenic Flights

Fly over the bush in a microlight and view wildlife, waterfalls, canyons and other gorgeous scenery from the air.

Hot air ballooning

A ride in a hot air balloon gives you the opportunity to absorb the area in a beautifully unique way, with that extra element of adventure.

Nourish Tours

Nourish offers Shik Shack Tours which is an  experience like no other – grassroots, community- inspired village tours with a focus on social integration and passion for pro-poor tourism that will leave you dreaming of your African experience for years to come.

Makanyi Private Game Lodge
Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
P.O. Box 883 – Hoedspruit 1380
South Africa

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