For the size of this small, homely bushveld town, you will be amazed at the Hoedspruit Facilities available.
Hoedspruit has a selection of doctors, dentists and a great optician. The town is growing so fast that very soon we expect to have a selection of specialists as well. Specialist from Nelspruit do visit Hoedspruit regularly.
The nearest hospital is in Phalaborwa – about 75 kms away. Most people make use of Tzaneen Mediclinic. Tzaneen is a 125 km drive. Hoedspruit and surrounds rely on two very fast and reliable Emergency Services organisations. They operate 24/7 and will ensure that emergencies are dealt with immediately. They undertake to get patients to a hospital as quickly as possible and arrange airlifts should this be necessary. Hoedspruit has its own small airstrip, tucked away behind our Spar.
All major banks are in town. ABSA, Standard, First National, Capitec and Nedbank.
Pick ‘n Pay and Spar are the main supermarkets. Le Bamba is the biggest fresh produce store, often carrying fruit and vegetables from the local farmers. There is talk of Checkers coming to town. Other stores include Jet, Mr Price, Sheet Street, Pep and Crazy Store. There are a number of small stores. Each one is so different and is worth exploring. Godding and Godding supply silk products and a range of naturally based cosmetics. Fresh flowers for special occasions are supplied by Wendy’s florist.
Tourism and transfer companies cater for visitors going to the surrounding lodges and places of interest.
Among the Hoedspruit Facilities one has to mention the selection of restaurants. With the large variety of menus and prices available, Hoedspruit residents and visitors are guaranteed of not going hungry.