This busy and increasingly affluent residential area bridges the main R40 artery linking Hoedspruit and Nelspruit. Acornhoek stands at the portals of the Timbavati and Manyeleti game reserves.

Top attractions

  • Gowrie Gate – This is the northern access point into the Sabi Sand region, home to some of the world's best-known private game reserves

Did you know?

The name Acornhoek is an adaptation of Eekhoornhoek ("squirrel corner"), derived from the German surname Eichhorn, and named after the acorn-like fruits of the mabula tree.

News & views

Graskop Gorge lift in the pipeline

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The PPS Panorama Tour

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