Things to do near
Sabi Sand Reserve
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Marloth Park Conservancy (78.9 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Marloth Park is a unique bushveld holiday town and nature conservancy bordering the Kruger National Park. Here people and wildlife coexist peacefully on the banks of the Crocodile River. It’s an amazing place for kids to enjoy nature, with opportunities to feed zebra, get close to giraffe or watch bush babies come out at night.Giraffe, zebra, blue...
Game Reserve in Balule Nature Reserve (77.9 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
The Balule Nature Reserve, also called the Balule Private Game Reserve, is situated next to the Kruger National Park. The park was formed in the early 1990s when numerous farm owners removed the fences separating the farms and has since grown to about 35 000 hectares in size.Balule and the surrounding Olifants and Klaserie Nature Reserves are...
Game Reserve in Kruger National Park (40 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
The Kruger National Park, which measures a whopping two million hectares, is approximately the size of the whole of Wales. Although there are still fences between parts of the Kruger National Park and Mozambique and Zimbabwe, so the planned Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park is not quite yet a reality. When it is, it will be spectacular. Actually,...
Game Reserve in Blyde River Canyon (60.7 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Situated along the Mpumalanga Drakensberg escarpment, the reserve covers a large area extending from the Pinnacle and Gods Window in the south to beyond the mighty Marieps Kop in the north, and ending at Swadini. The reserve is administered by the Mpumalanga Parks Board and is known primarily for the outstanding natural beauty of the canyon as...
Hazyview (41.2 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Join Idle & Wild Nkosi Adventures for a memorable experience along the river through the natural bush of the Sabie River Valley. With experienced guides and approved equipment, this is an excellent family activity.
Trips start at 09:00, 12:00 and 15:00, 7 days a week.
Duration: one and a half hours.
Note: Only children older than 5 years are...
Hoedspruit (45.6 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Last chance to see? Hopefully not but don't miss seeing some of the rarest of Africa’s breeding wildlife at an amazing centre in the Limpopo. Situated on over 100 hectares within the Kapama Private Game Reserve, the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre was initially established as part of a breeding programme for cheetah.Today the centre has...
Kruger National Park (34.7 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Stay at Sabie River Bush Lodge and play a round of golf with the big five of Africa. Skukuza Golf Club is located within the Kruger National Park and is an unfenced golf course where the wildlife of the Kruger National Park roam freely. This 9 hole golf course provides not only a golfing challenge but the opportunity to view the big five.
Hazyview (42 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Be fascinated by the mysterious world of reptiles at Perry's Bridge Reptile Park.
‘From inspiration springs conservation’ is the mantra of dedicated workers at the park and their passion is contagious.
Knowledgeable guides unlock the secrets of these often misunderstood creatures and reveal their elegance, magnificence, specialisation, and...
Graskop (46.9 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Visit an active silk farm and be amazed by the silk making process at this unique African development venture. After taking an interesting tour, you can spoil yourself purchasing silk clothing, silk-filled duvets or even silk skincare products.
Guided one-hour tours are offered on the farm for a minimal fee. These tours take place from Monday to...
Game Reserve in Inyati Private Game Reserve (1.2 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Set within the renowned Sabi Sand Reserve and neighbouring the massive Kruger National Park, Inyati Private Game Reserve couldn’t boast a better location. The absence of fences between Sabi Sand and the Kruger National Park allows an amazing diversity of wildlife to roam freely. As a result, this reserve is within one of the richest wilderness...
Game Reserve in Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve (24.6 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve is abundant with big game, delivering guests ample opportunities for close up and exhilarating wildlife encounters.Home to the Big 5, Sabi Sabi lies within the renowned Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve adjoining Kruger National Park. Apart from exciting sightings of lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant, visitors...
Galleries and Museums
Hazyview (33.4 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Visit the ruins of a 19th century trading post established by the famous Portuguese trader, Joao Albasini at the new Phabeni Gate, 10 km from Hazyview.
For centuries prolific trading activity has taken place in the southeastern region of Africa. Maputo (formerly Lourenco Marques) would have been the starting and end point for many of the old...
Phabeni Gate (33.6 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Phabeni Gate is situated 10 km from Hazyview and serves as a convenient entry point for visitors entering the southern part of the Kruger National Park. Guided night drives in open safari vehicles are on offer - advance bookings are essential.
Game Reserve in Thornybush Game Reserve (36.6 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Home to Africa’s Big Five and neighbouring Kruger National Park, Thornybush Game Reserve is amongst the top safari holiday destinations in South Africa. Year round sunshine and the open savannah landscape contribute to its suitability. Also known as Thornybush Nature Reserve, it offers a safe haven to a diversity of wildlife species.Families with...
Acornhoek (38.6 km from Sabi Sand Reserve)
Pop in to see an enterprising group of Shangaan and Mapulaneng Sotho women at work in their rural studio near the village of Acornhoek.
Each item they make is an original work of art – entirely hand-made and exclusive. Rugs, tapestries, bags, and other woven masterpieces are made from wool or cotton that they have spun and dyed using age-old...