is nestled in the Limpopo Valley in the luscious Bushveld on
South Africa’s border with Botswana, approximately 200 km north of
Polokwane and 120 km west of Musina.
Our lodge is only 6 km from the Pontdrif Border Post which makes it the
ideal overnight stop for tourists en route to Botswana. Hillstone Lodge
borders Botswana’s well-known Northern Tuli Conservation Area, which
houses both Mashatu Game Reserve and Tuli Lodge, in the North.
The World Heritage Site, Mapungubwe National Park, is only 30 km to the
east. Ratho Crocodile Farm is another nearby place of interest in this
Hillstone Lodge is situated on top of an enormous sandstone hill and
offers a majestic view of the Limpopo River and neighbouring Botswana.
The 7 km river frontage guarantees the ideal vantage point to view
elephant and other game.
Lodge: The thatched roof lodge consists of
8 en-suite, air-conditioned rooms which can accommodate 2 people each.
The rooms are serviced daily.
Bush Camp: The camp is situated under the
Njala trees in the riverine bush on the banks
of the Limpopo River. Although campers need to be completely
self-sufficient, there are 2 hot water showers, a toilet as well as an
A fully equipped kitchen and scullery open up to the entertainment and
dining area. The huge “sleeper” dining table can accommodate big groups
which add to the cosy and friendly atmosphere. Adjacent to the
comfortable braai area is the beautiful pool and Pool table lounge.
Guests have the option of being fully self sufficient by using the more
than adequate facilities provided or making use of the catering service
available on request.
The lapa may be utilized for various activities (by prior arrangement),
such as enjoying an early morning cup of coffee while watching the bush
awake or late afternoon snacks and sundowners , toasting the
- Bird watching (more than 150 species have been identified)
- Bushman paintings (accompanied tour)
- Crocodile Farm Visits (nearby)
- Game Drives
- Hiking trails
- Indigenous trees
- Interesting Geological formations (accompanied tour)
- Mountain biking (guests own bicycles)
- Skeet Shooting (guests own shotguns)
By road or by air, we are easy to
The GPS coordinates for Hillstone Lodge is S 22 13.349 and E 29 04.895