Unveil the Untouched African Wonderland at Acorns Lodge and Conferencing


Nestled on the pristine grassy plains of Mpumalanga, a gateway to the iconic Kruger National Park, you'll discover HOYOHOYO Acorns Conferencing—a sanctuary where nature and events come together in perfect harmony. As you embark on the road to Orpen Gate, you're in for an unforgettable escape. This is no ordinary lodge; it's an experience that calls to your soul, an awakening of your deep African roots. Here, you'll find yourself immersed in the rich, untouched soil, reconnected to the rhythms of nature.

Mother-Daughter Spa Treatment
Mother’s Month Hot Pot Lunch / Dinner
Mother’s Love High Tea
HoyoHoyo Weddings, Conferences, Year End Functions, Celebrations
HoyoHoyo Weddings, Conferences, Year End Functions, Celebrations
HoyoHoyo Weddings, Conferences, Year End Functions, Celebrations

Accommodation with a touch of African heritage

HOYOHOYO Acorns Conferencing offers 12 self-catering double-sleeper cottages, each a tribute to the soul of Africa. Your stay comes complete with en-suite bathrooms for your comfort, private braai facilities for those unforgettable outdoor gatherings, fully equipped self-catering kitchens where you can whip up your favorite dishes, a private 6-seater patio, a serene corner to embrace the natural beauty, elegantly furnished reception rooms that exude charm, and covered carports for your convenience.




Braai Facilities

Nature Trails




Acorns lodge and garage
Self-catering kitchen
Private 6-seater patio
Acorns lodge gardens

It’s time for an enchanting escape – find solace or simply unwind

A venue beyond imagination

Our facilities go beyond just hosting events; they're a testament to our commitment to the environment. The centerpiece, our environmentally friendly "rammed earth" conference building, maintains the perfect temperature naturally, eliminating the need for artificial climate control. Our lush gardens, designed on permaculture principles, honor the land, keeping it fertile and self-sustaining.

Discovering Acorns Lodge's best-kept secrets

A mere stone's throw from the Orpen Gate of the Kruger Park, only 55 km away, surrounded by untouched and unspoiled natural landscapes, adjacent to a stadium for an extra layer of convenience, and an eco-friendly conference building ensuring your event's impact is truly sustainable.


A delight for the senses – and peace for the soul

Weddings That Echo Through Time

Your wedding is more than just a day; it's a declaration of love and a commitment to a greater purpose. At HOYOHOYO Acorns Conferencing Weddings, you'll discover the best of both worlds—nature's embrace and a spacious, eco-friendly function room. Our catering facilities can cater to your culinary dreams, while our specialised design keeps environmental conservation at its heart.

Making Every Occasion Extraordinary

Your special moments are too rare to be celebrated at a run-of-the-mill venue. Acorns Conferencing can accommodate up to 300 guests, with 12 charming cottages for those who wish to stay over. With impeccable service, stunning natural surroundings, and delectable catering, your event will leave an indelible mark on every guest's heart.

Married couple
Outdoor breakfast
Couple enjoying a picnic
Happy couple enjoy the swimming pool

We ensure your day is as perfect as you've imagined

Conferencing with a Purpose

Bringing change to the world is about more than just words—it's about actions. Our environmentally conscious location offers space for up to 300 guests, with catering and accommodation options, all set against the backdrop of a beautiful and environmentally friendly setting. Discover our industrial-sized kitchen, ready for any culinary masterpiece, wireless internet access to keep you connected, seating and catering for up to 300 guests, and a PA and sound system for a seamless experience.


Comfort, luxury and an unforgettable experience awaits you

Discover Acorns Lodge & Conference Centre - your South African adventure awaits

Welcome to Acorns Lodge and Conference Center, your gateway to a world of captivating experiences. Situated amidst the serene beauty of our lodge, you're in close proximity to an array of tourist attractions waiting to be explored. From scenic landscapes to cultural wonders, our lodge offers the perfect starting point for your adventure in this stunning region.

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, situated in South Africa, is a vital hub for safeguarding endangered African wildlife. Focused on species like cheetahs, wild dogs, and vultures, the center combines education and research to engage visitors in preserving these magnificent creatures in their natural environment.

Khamai Reptile Park

Nestled in South Africa, Khamai Reptile Park is a captivating destination for reptile enthusiasts. With diverse species, educational tours, and interactive experiences, visitors gain a deeper understanding of these remarkable creatures and support their conservation. It's a journey into the world of reptiles and their crucial role in South Africa's ecosystems.

Bombyx Mori Silk Farm

Offering a mesmerising glimpse into the world of silk production. Nestled in serene surroundings, this farm showcases the intricate process of silk cultivation, from silkworm rearing to the delicate art of silk weaving. Visitors can appreciate the craftsmanship behind this ancient textile, making it an educational and visually captivating experience in the heart of South Africa.

Skukuza Golf Club

A golfer's paradise where sport meets wildlife, Skukuza Golf Club, is idyllically located within the Kruger National Park. Surrounded by stunning landscapes and abundant fauna, it offers a unique golfing experience. Tee off in the company of zebras, impalas, and an array of birdlife, creating an unforgettable safari adventure on the fairways.

Selati Game Reserve

The striking game reserve is nestled within South Africa's Kruger National Park, and is a pristine wilderness offering an authentic safari experience. With a variety of wildlife and guided activities, visitors can immerse themselves in the natural beauty and rich biodiversity of this remarkable African landscape.

Timbavati Reserve

A magnificent wilderness sanctuary nestled within the Greater Kruger National Park. Known for its untamed beauty and abundant wildlife, it offers an exceptional safari experience. Visitors can embark on thrilling game drives and guided walks to witness the Big Five and a wide array of other species. It's a place where nature thrives and adventure awaits.

Thornybush Game Reserve

Thornybush Game Reserve is an extraordinary wildlife haven located within the Greater Kruger National Park. Renowned for its biodiversity, this reserve offers a remarkable safari experience. Visitors can embark on captivating game drives and guided walks, where encounters with the Big Five and numerous other species are commonplace.

Africa Silks Farm

Africa Silks Farm is an immersive destination that unveils the world of silk production. Located in South Africa, it showcases the entire silk-making process, from silkworm rearing to intricate weaving. Visitors can learn about the silk trade and witness the creation of exquisite silk products, making it an educational and unique experience.

Kruger National Park

Where the wild reigns, Kruger National Park is a biodiverse wonderland. Meet the "Big Five" in their natural habitat and explore the realm of exotic birds, reptiles, and smaller mammals. Game drives and guided tours make for unforgettable wildlife encounters.

Motswari Private Game Reserve

Motswari Private Game Reserve, situated within the Greater Kruger National Park, is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. This pristine wilderness boasts a remarkable array of animal and bird species, including the Big Five. Visitors can embark on captivating game drives and guided bushwalks, immersing themselves in the untamed beauty of the African savannah.

Inyati Private Game Reserve

Nestled within the Greater Kruger National Park, Inyati Private Game Reserve is a premier destination for an authentic safari experience. The reserve's pristine wilderness is home to the Big Five and a wealth of other wildlife. Visitors can embark on exhilarating game drives and guided walks, immersing themselves in the natural beauty and rich biodiversity.


Unveil the magic of Acorns Lodge and Conferencing, a place where nature meets event perfection, with sustainability at its core. Book your unforgettable experience today, and let the beauty of untouched Africa be your backdrop for making memories that last a lifetime. Your African journey begins here.



Superb service by Baba Nkosinathi, in all aspects. Cooking breakfast to taste, all-round gracious host.

Acorns Lodge and Conference Venue Guest

We met the most excellent host, he’s gold, a very friendly gentleman. Excellent location and great personnel.

Angels View Hotel Guest

We had an amazing time. Thank you very much for beautiful stay and for your patience – Busi and Martha are wonderful. We will be back.

Hazyview Villas Guests

Amazing and beautiful place, we loved and enjoyed everything and thank you for the warm hospitality.

Hazyview Villas Guests

What an amazing stay, thank you for your hospitality from the cleaning ladies and your check-in communication was great.

Hazyview Villas Guests

The lodge was immaculate, and the security is top notch.

Machadostud Lodge Guest

We just liked everything, from the arrangements, check-in, viewing our apartment, the kitchen accessories, the bedroom, the pool and the check-out was great.

Kruger Park Lodge Guest

I would like to thank all the Hoyohoyo staff, what a welcoming the first day we arrived at Chartwell Lodge. The service was excellent wow!! Out of this world. Keep up the good work.

Chartwell Lodge Guest

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