Explore the stunning Blyde River Canyon on a boat tour and visit the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre on the same day!


Explore the stunning Blyde River Canyon on a boat tour and visit the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre on the same day!



Take a boat cruise on the Blyde Dam near the Swadini Forever Resort. And discover the secrets that the Blyde River Canyon has to offer!

The Blyde River Canyon is the only green canyon and the 3rd largest canyon in the world. The canyon supports a large variety of wildlife including numerous fish species, hippos, crocodiles, and bird species. In addition to the wildlife, spot the Three Rondavels and the extraordinary living Kadishi Tufa waterfall from this leisurely boat cruise. Guests may bring along snacks and drinks (no alcohol allowed). Please arrive 30-minutes prior to departure. 

Highlights include:
  • Guided boat cruise on the Blyde Dam in the heart of the Blyde River Canyon
  • View the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfall
  • Stand a chance to see hippos, crocodiles, Fish Eagles, and much more wildlife

Duration: Approx. 1 ½ hours. Please arrive 30minutes prior to departure time. 
Inclusions: Guided Boat Cruise.
Exclusions: Excludes the Swadini MPTA Entry Fee (payable direct in cash). Items of personal nature.


Daily Swadini MPTA Conservation fees for 1 November 2022 to 31 October 2023 (pay direct in cash)
South African Citizens and Residents (with ID)R35 per adult, per day
R20 per child, per day
SADC Nationals (with passport)R40 per adult, per day
R25 per child, per day
Standard Conservation Fee (International Visitors)R70 per adult, per day
R40 per child, per day


Please take note that this boat trip is located 140km from Graskop, 40km from Hoedspruit, and 120km from Hazyview.



Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre located near Hoedspruit is a sanctuary for abandoned, injured, or poisoned wildlife. 

Moholoholo is extremely proud of its efforts in wildlife education in South Africa.  Often faced with the difficult decision of what to do with an injured or poisoned animal that will not be able to be released back into the wild. Resulting in a number of “permanent residents” at the centre who act as ambassadors for their respective species.
Among the rescued and rehabilitated animals are lions confiscated from a circus, leopards, wild dogs, cheetahs, poisoned vultures, crowned eagles, and other survivors.

During the tour, you will get an up-close and personal experience of the incredible creatures currently in the centre and witness the caring of wild animals. The Centre’s hands-on approach, reveals the threats and problems our wildlife is facing today. Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is a non-profit organization – relying completely on the support of the public. 
A visit to Moholoholo is an experience of a lifetime and will leave you with lasting memories!

Please note that Moholoholo maintains a strict policy of no interaction with wildlife.

Highlights include:
  • View a number of rescued wildlife up close such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, and birds of prey.
  • Guided tour.

Duration: approx 2 – 2.5 hours.
Inclusions: Guided tour.
Exclusions: Items of personal nature.
Tour Times: Monday – Saturday, 09h30 and 15h00 (booking essential). Sundays, 15h00 only during school holidays and long weekends only.

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