Blyde River Canyon Lodge

Blyde River Canyon Lodge

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Welcome to Lodge Nestled between the majestic Drakensberg Mountains

and the sparkling clear waters of the Blyde River.

It offers local and international travellers a unique bush experience.

The Lodge is set in an 85 hectare Botanical Reserve which boasts a wealth of fauna and flora.

Not only is the Blyde River Canyon Lodge a unique holiday experience,

but is also "home away from home" for many astute and professional businessmen/women

who make our lodge their regular place to stay whilst doing business in the area.

It is situated along the scenic

Panorama Route in the Blyde River Canyon of the Mpumalanga/Limpopo Province.

It is easily accessible to the Bourke's Luck Potholes, Three Rondawels, God's Window and various waterfalls.

The lodge is just a 40-minute drive to the Kruger National Park - Orpen Gate.

The Lodge is also rated 4-Star Superior by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

excellent comfort and quality accommodation with a high standard of furnishings, service and guest care.

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Canyon Lodge
Blyde River Botanical Reserve
PO Box 568
Hoedspruit 1380

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Welcome to Blyde River Canyon Lodge About the Lodge & People offers

the highest quality of accommodation, we provide superior service to our customers and our guests

leave with unforgettable memories of their stay.

Our experience and commitment to excellence contributes to the fact that we are one of the best lodges in the

area. The Lodge is an idyllic sanctuary which lays in a shallow valley, soaring cliffs on one side and the tranquil

flow of the Blyde River on the other.

Places of water are places of life! Not only are the water courses of the Blyde River well populated with

hippo and crocodiles, the Reserve is home to nyala, impala, wildebeest, zebra, Bushbuck, duiker,

steenbuck, Kudu and bushpig.

The towering Northern Drakensberg escarpment provides a canvas for nature to capture a masterpiece

with each sunrise…experience it! Vicky Mittan is one of those people who just have Africa deep in their bones.

She was born in Kenya and often her family piled into their game vehicle and went off into the bush in the

Serengeti and Amboseli. She is passionate about animals and when her father forbade her to ride horses, after

a bad fall she went door to door to raise money to get herself back on the horse. She and her husband, John

Mittan and their two young children decided to go for the adventure of a new life Australia back in the 80’s, but

Africa kept calling. Vicky was a successful businesswoman in Sydney with degrees in Accounting and Tourism

when she and John came for a holiday to the  Canyon Lodge. Their son was working as a ranger at

a game lodge nearby and they ended up at the lodge of the Blyde Botanical Reserve.

For Vicky it was love at first sight and over dinner she jokingly said to the owner that Vicky had left Australia,

moved into the lodge and taken over.

Guests at the Canyon Lodge feel the special love that Vicky has for this land.

Within weeks of arriving she had a bush baby and an orphaned impala.

Guests could give Mala the impala a bottle or watch the bush baby daintily pick at a tiny bowl of Pronutro.

Guests from all over the world remember sitting on the wide porch of the lodge with Vicky

watching the fabulous glow of the setting sun on the deep orange cliffs of the canyon.

When the lodge won first prize at the Bush Banquet last year all of the work that Vicky and her staff

have put into making the lodge so special was rewarded.

It was a big day for all and an indication of how well this lodge functions as a team.

The core of this success rests in the love that Vicky

holds deep in her bones for Africa and it’s people

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