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GATEWAY TO KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AND THE PANORAMA ROUTE...

Hippo Hollow is the Perfect Base from Which to Explore the
Activities and Attractions of the Kruger Lowveld Area.


Hippo Hollow Country Estate is conveniently situated just outside Hazyview on the banks of the Sabie River between the Drakensberg Mountains to the West and the low-lying bushveld to the east. The Hotel is an approximate 10 minute drive from the world famous Kruger National Park (Phabeni Gate), making it the perfect location for day visits to the Park.


The Hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the outstanding game reserves, scenic Panorama Route and the endless attractions and activities the Kruger Lowveld has to offer. Our friendly reception staff will assist guests with both advice and booking of activities in the area.

HAZYVIEW

Named after the haze that hangs over the lowveld bushveld in summer, Hazyview has a history of gold mining and played an important part in the development of the Lowveld area. The town was established in 1959 when the post office was built.

Hazyview is centrally located in the area/region called Kruger Lowveld in Mpumalanga. It is an easy hours drive from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport and is 420 km from Johannesburg, a mere 4 hour drive.

The greater Hazyview area (including the Southern Kruger National Park) is home to an estimated 3000 plant species, half of South Africa’s butterfly species half of South Africa’s bird species and half of South Africa’s mammals.

The subtropical climate, coupled with the fertile soils of the Sabie, Mac Mac, Sand and Sabaan river valleys, the absence of frost and the abundance of water, is every farmer’s dream come true. Hazyview produces about 20% of the country’s bananas. Other agricultural crops include citrus, granadilla, papaw, avocado pears, mangos, litchis, macadamia & pecan nuts, ginger, vegetables, flowers and timber.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE
SURROUNDING AREA


Perry’s Bridge Trading Post
Centre


Game Drives in the World Famous
Big 5 Kruger National Park


The Panorama Route,
Blyde River Canyon & God’s Window


Elephant Whispers Interactions


Shangaan River Club Cultural Experience


Mpumalanga Helicopter Co. Flights


Cheetah Breeding Centre


Chimpanzee Eden & Botanical Gardens


White Water Rafting & Tubing


Abseiling


Canopy Tours


Mountain Biking


Quad Bike Trails


Scenic Golf


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GUEST REVIEWS


Excellent Choice for base for Kruger.


Stunning location, central to everything...


Beautiful setting and relaxing.


...a short drive to Kruger Park and there
is plenty to do in the area.


Elephant Whispers a short walk
from Hippo Hollow.


Great Gateway Hotel to the areas reserves...


...there is a lot to do in the area beyond
the obvious - Kruger.


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TRAVEL TIME TO KRUGER
NATIONAL PARK GATES
Phabeni Gate 10-15 min
Numbi Gate 20-25 min
Kruger Gate 40-45 min
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
GATE OPEN & CLOSING TIMES
MONTHS OPEN CLOSED
Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec 05:30 18:30
Mar, Oct 05:30 18:00
Apr, Aug, Sep 06:00 18:00
May, Jun, Jul 06:00 17:30
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