Day excursions to the famous Kruger Park, home to the Big 5, or alternatively organised day or night safaris are a MUST during your stay. The Phabeni Gate, one of the most convenient access points to the Kruger National Park, is situated just 10 km from the Lodge. Other gates such as the Paul Kruger and Numbi Gates are within comfortable driving distance.
Kruger National Park Tours have been compiled by experienced Tour Operators. Tour Packages allow the traveller a stress-free trip into the Park with all aspects of the trip taken care of. Take a tailor-made tour or join a daily excursion of the Park.
Just next to the Highlands Meander is The Panorama, which abounds with breathtaking views from natural wonders along the eastern slopes of the escarpment. There’s God’s Window and the world’s third largest canyon and biggest green canyon, the Blyde River Canyon. There are also the astonishing Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Three Rondawels. The towns of Lydenberg and White River are gateways to the route, which take visitors through the quaint towns of Pilgrim’s Rest, a living museum dating back to the days of the gold rush, as well as Sabie, Graskop, Ohrigstad and Hazyview.
Shangana Cultural Village
Midway between the Blyde River Canyon and the Kruger National Park, the residents of the traditional villages of Shangana invite guests to share in the way of life of the Shangaan people. The picturesque villages are set in the shade of ancient trees in a reserve of forest and grassland.
A variety of local activities, such as golf, hot air ballooning, river rafting, horse riding, fishing, quad biking are available in the area.
Your hosts will gladly arrange any of the activities mentioned for you and keep you informed of any day or seasonal specials.
Skyway Trails – “Experience the thrill of Africa’s longest aerial cable trail”
Experience the freedom of gliding over one of the last remaining natural forested valleys along the Sabie River. The aerial cable trail takes you down into the valley basin, stopping along the way on a number of elevated platforms to admire the natural vegetation, birdlife and the views of the forest floor below.
White Water Rafting – Sabie River
The Sabie River provides 20 rapids (grade 2–3) with areas of scenic vegetation and outstanding birdlife viewing. This 8 km route is yielding to the novice, yet accommodating to the thrill seeker within all of us. Swimming, bum sliding at “Lion’s Rock”.
Experience the excitement of quad bike trails in the scenic riverine area in and around the Sabie River Valley and the bushveld surrounding the Kruger National Park.
Micro Light Aviation
Operating out of the Numbi airfield in Hazyview, Aviation Adventures offers scenic flights and game viewing experiences from the back of a Bantam BJ22 aircraft. Wally van Welie is a professional instructor nd experienced pilot. There are flights between 10 and 45 minutes.
With three golf courses a holiday in Hazyview affords you the unique opportunity to combine your favourite sport with the unrivalled game viewing opportunities offered by the Kruger National Park.
With the possibility of wildlife looking in on your game of golf, you won’t even need to venture far to view some of South Africa’s finest game.
Renowned Golf courses, like Sabie River Sun and Kruger Park Lodge are in the direct proximity of the Lodge.
Further top rated courses, such as White River, Nelspruit, Leopard Creek and Highland Gate are in comfortable driving distance.