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Panoramic Safari Escape

Experience the world’s third largest and greenest Canyon from an angle few have ever wondered to experience. Take a cruise down the Blyde River, venture to find the Big Five in the iconic Kruger National Park and return to your Boutique Lodge accommodation, where boutique sytle meets safari.

About your Panoramic Safari Experience

2 nights luxury accommodation in Hoedspruit on a Bed and Breakfast basis

Return transfer to and from Hoedspruit Airport

Sunset River Cruise on the Blyde River

Full day game drive in the iconic Kruger National Park

Unembeza Boutique Lodge ****

Nestled in a corner of the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate in South Africa’s Limpopo Province, Unembeza is a luxury boutique lodge that caters for the conscious traveler looking to connect with nature.

Located between the world-renowned Blyde River Canyon and the Kruger National Park, nature-loving guests will marvel at the beauty and diversity that exists on the doorstep of this boutique bush lodge.

Experience a lifestyle many people dream of; jackals calling in the distance as you sit around a fire at night, afternoons spent watching giraffes from your deck as they browse from knobthorn trees in the garden, and mornings spent listening to a dawn chorus of bushveld birds as you embark on your own private game drive.


  • 6 Deluxe Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Universal plugs
  • Dining facilities
  • Lounge areas
  • Boma
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Your Weekend Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival

  • Upon arrival at Hoedspruit Airport, you will be met for your transfer to Batonka Guest Lodge – approximately 20 minute drive
  • Check in to the hotel
  • You will be picked up from the hotel for your sunset cruise along the Blyde River
  • Evening at leisure
  • Dinner at own leisure and account

Day 2 – Safari Experience

  • Breakfast will be served at the hotel
  • You will then be collected for your full day guided Game Drive in the Kruger National Park
  • Lunch inside the Kruger Park at own account
  • Dinner at own account and leisure

Day 3 – Departure

  • Breakfast will be served at the hotel
  • After check-out, you will be picked up for your transfer back to Hoedspruit Airport for your return flight home (flight not included)

End of Weekend Experience

Blyde River Cruise
Enjoy the splendor of the third largest Canyon in the world. Unquestionably being the largest ‘green canyon’ due to its lush subtropical foliage. An interpretation tour by a tour guide will take you to the you to the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfall and the Three Rondawels. An abundance of wildlife will keep you distracted while learning more about the natural history of the Blyde Canyon. The Canyon is famous for the Kadishi Tufa waterfall. At 200m (around 660 feet) in height it is the second tallest tufa waterfall on earth. In the case of the Kadishi Tufa fall, the formation that has been produced strikingly resembles a face which is crying profusely, and is thus sometimes known as ‘the weeping face of nature.

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park, in northeastern South Africa, is one of Africa’s largest game reserves. Its high density of wild animals includes the Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalos. Hundreds of other mammals make their home here, as do diverse bird species such as vultures, eagles and storks. Mountains, bush plains and tropical forests are all part of the landscape.

Cancellation Terms

  • Any cancellation within 46 and 60 days will attract 20% cancellation fees
  • Any cancellation within 31 and 45 days will attract 50% cancellation fees
  • Any cancellation within 30 days will attract 100% cancellation fees


  • Below age 3 are free of charge
  • Between 4 and 12 will be charged at 50% of the rate quoted for adults
  • Cots are available by prior arrangement
  • The are no child minding services available