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About Nabana Lodge

Unpretentious and casual, Nabana Lodge is set in a rural area, surrounded by banana farms. It is a tranquil haven with magnificent views over the eastern escarpment. Nabana Lodge is a household name not only to locals, but nationally, and no wonder as it is the second oldest business name listed in Hazyview. Ours is a small family run lodge where the emphasis is on giving our guests a memorable experience, exceeding expectations. We love and value children and cater for them in many ways.

Ours is a fully catered lodge and facilities include clean and comfortable rooms, a vibrant pub, free Wi-Fi available in public areas Thyme Restaurant, a sparkling pool amidst extensive gardens, a safe kiddies play area and a large parking area directly off the main road.

Rooms are 3 Star graded, en-suite with DStv, a ceiling fan, small safe, a coffee and tea station and microwave. All rooms overlook the escarpment with beautiful vistas to the east. Except one that has a double bed, all rooms have twin beds. Two of the units have interlinking doors giving easy access to children.

The Sportsman Bar on site is where locals, business travelers and tourists meet to share their experiences of the day and have an ice cold drink. For major sport events there is a large screen and the atmosphere becomes electric.

Thyme Restaurant is owned by Paul Shepheard, who is an internationally trained and experienced chef. Dine in the relaxed atmosphere on the deck overlooking the gardens or indoors in the pub. The menu is extensive, meals are very well priced and provision is made for our little guests with a children’s section. We cater for individual needs and can make breakfast packs for those explorers wanting to leave early. Our restaurant is open all day, Monday to Saturday, from 07h15 until 19h00.

Nabana Lodge is located directly on the R40 between White River and Hazyview with easy access into the large car park. Guests also have the option of parking their vehicles at the rooms. It is a safe environment being surrounded by one farm and with an electric fence as well as a night guard to ensure an easy night’s rest.

We are ideally situated on the Panorama Route with the nearest gate to the Kruger Park 23 km away. Sabie, Pilgrim’s Rest, and Graskop with its beautiful waterfalls, the Mac Mac Pools and God’s Window are also in close proximity. For the more adventurous, there are many activities in and around Hazyview to participate in – from extreme sport such as white water rafting and tree top sailing to hiking, golf, interaction with elephants and many, many more.

We look forward to hosting you - come enjoy our relaxed atmosphere

Spa: Although there is not a spa on site, treatments can be arranged with a mobile spa to pamper you in your room

Golf: There are two Golf courses approximately 15km from Nabana Lodge. Sabie River Sun is an esteemed 18 hole golf course and Kruger Park Lodge has a 9 hole course

Wedding Venues: We specialise in smaller intimate weddings. Different menu options are available and set up and decor is tailor made to your budget. We cater for a maximum of 60 guests. Large gardens make a wonderful setting for the ceremony and wedding photographs.

Conference Venues: Two venues are available, accommodating from 12 to 60 delegates and is Ideal as training facility/boardroom or larger conference room. A white board and screen is provided. Cost is determined by your refreshments and stationery requirements.

Family friendly: Children are loved and valued. Large lawns, a netball hoop & football net provide healthy entertainment. The jungle gym and bicycle/skateboard track also keep children safely occupied. A pond teeming fish and tadpoles fascinates children.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 11 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
  • Swati (siSwati)
  • Tsonga (Xitsonga)


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

1. Your reservation is confirmed once Nabana Lodge is notified by SafariNow that deposit payment has been
2. Nabana Lodge must be notified should the expected time of arrival be after 17h00.
3. Pets are allowed by prior arrangement only.
4. To comply with the amended Immigration Act 13 of 2002 a copy of your identity...
1. Your reservation is confirmed once Nabana Lodge is notified by SafariNow that deposit payment has been
2. Nabana Lodge must be notified should the expected time of arrival be after 17h00.
3. Pets are allowed by prior arrangement only.
4. To comply with the amended Immigration Act 13 of 2002 a copy of your identity document or passport must
be presented upon check in.
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Reviews for Nabana Lodge

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pierre du preez, South Africa
15 July 2013

Had a nice time at Nabana. Rained all night - winter rain in Hazyview? Food superb. Best prawns we've had in a long long time. Will be back.

Johan Dannhauser, South Africa
17 June 2013

Very friendly service. Accommodation clean and neat. Place needs a bit of a face lift.

Elsa Kruger, South Africa
31 October 2011

We really enjoyed our overnight stay at Nabana Lodge and will definitely make use of their facilities again.

phillip steenberg, South Africa
22 September 2011

For a relaxing time for you and your loved one, this is the place to be.

Anonymous, South Africa
06 February 2011

We had a great stay. Very friendly and helpful staff, quiet and cozy atmosphere. The restaurant is great as well. I definitely recommend it.

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Nabana Lodge Map

Nabana Lodge is 10.3km from the centre of Hazyview , the nearest airport 31.8km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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