Sabie

Sabie

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About Sabie – Mpumalanga

Sabie is less than four hours drive from Gauteng and the OR Tambo International Airport, a relaxing hour’s drive to & from the Kruger National Park, and within minutes from a number of spectacular waterfalls in pristine mountain streams.

The small town of Sabie nestles in a deep green valley surrounded by the northern Drakensberg Mountains. The town has a colourful history dating back to the gold rush of 1871, but these days Tourism and the Forestry industry are its lifeblood.

Both local and international visitors are attracted by the magnificent scenery, abundant amenities and perfect location to all the wondrous attractions of the Panorama and Lowveld.

Whether you want a romantic getaway or adrenaline-pumping thrills, family fun or just laid-back relaxation, Sabie has it all.

Sabie Walks & Hikes

The numerous hiking trails around Sabie cater for everyone – whether you are a bird watcher, a fauna and flora enthusiast, or merely want to experience the delight of relaxing within sight of sparkling waterfalls or meandering streams.

The hiking trails around Sabie range from easy walks of a few hours to gruelling hikes over several days

Day walks worth considering:

Forest Falls Nature Walk

This 3.2km circular route starts and finishes at the picnic spot, 15km from Sabie on the R532 road to Graskop. You will need a permit for this walk.

Loerie Trail

This 10km circular route starts at either the Ceylon Forest Station, or from the Castle Rock Municipal Caravan Park. You will need a permit for this walk.

Secretary Bird Walk

This 3km circular route starts and finishes at the Mac Mac Pools, 13km from Sabie on the R532 road to Graskop. You do not need a permit for this walk, but there is an entrance fee per/person.

Misty Mountain Trails

Well mapped and maintained 15km trails vary in difficulty and in length/duration (from 2.7km to 5.3km) and start and finish at the Misty Mountain lodge. There is no charge for walking.

Graskop Day Trail

This 13.3km circular day trail starts at the Graskop Hut, which form part of the Fanie Botha overnight hiking trail.

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Sports & nature

For the sport enthusiast, Sabie offers a number of facilities for sports such as aerobics, bowls, clay pigeon shooting, cricket, cycling, golf, rugby, soccer, spinning, squash, swimming, tennis, horse riding & dressage, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing & abseiling, white water rafting, caving and fly-fishing. The Bambanani Indoor Sports Centre and the Country Club houses a number of these sport facilities

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Culture and history info

Arts & crafts - Sabie is a rewarding shopping spot. The town has many shops selling just about everything in the arts & crafts department: fabric, sculpture, glassware, jewellery, ceramics, pewter, candles, beadwork, Africana, and antiques and collectibles.

Bananien Lodge Sabie

Bananien Lodge Sabie

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Jock Sabie

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Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort

Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort

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Misty Mountain Chalets - Sabie

Misty Mountain Chalets - Sabie

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