Sabie is a picturesque forestry town in Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is conveniently located less than 400 kilometres from Johannesburg and is only 64 kilometres from the famous Kruger National Park. With a gorgeous setting and good proximity to local attractions and larger cities, it is no surprise that Sabie's tourism industry is well-developed too. There are numerous Sabie accommodation options to choose from as well a host of restaurants and endless attractions and activities to keep visitors entertained.
The name Sabie comes from the Tsonga word Ulusaba, the original name of the Sabie River, after which the town is named. Ulusaba means 'fearful', a fitting name as the river was historically home to scary Nile crocodiles that, as a result of extensive hunting, are no longer found there. The Sabie River is still a focal point for the town though, despite the lack of crocs, and many of the river's spectacular waterfalls such as Sabie Falls within the town and Lone Creek Falls just outside it, are notable tourist attractions. Apart from the falls, there are over 20 natural heritage sites dotted about the countryside within an hour of Sabie.
Sabie is located on the escarpment of the Drakensberg Mountain Range at 1000 metres above sea level. It experiences a reasonably mild climate with summer rainfall. The surrounding landscape consists of rocky hillsides, pockets of afromontane forest, mountain grassland and one of the largest man-made forests in the world - the pine forests which exist to fuel the forestry trade. As you might imagine, this offers a world of opportunities to outdoor enthusiasts, from short walks and multiple-day treks to rock climbing, abseiling, horse-riding and fly-fishing. The single tracks found on the forest slopes are especially attractive to mountain bikers and plant fiends and bird-watchers will be more than content with the range of species found in and around Sabie.
Sabie accommodation comes in all shapes and sizes and a day or two spent in this gorgeous little town has the potential to add a whole new dimension to a trip to Kruger National Park.
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The Krantz Accommodation is situated in the peaceful town of Sabie, overlooking the Hazyview Valley.
The five hectare property comprises of four self-catering cottages and one large five-bedroomed ... Read More
Sabie Self Catering Apartments are situated on the edge of the Sabie Valley, in the beautiful mountain village of Sabie in Mpumalanga. Within walking distance of shops & restaurants.
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Bananien Lodge Sabie is the best choice for self-catering accommodation near Sabie, we are just 6 km from Sabie town. Sabie accommodation is central to the Panorama Route for African Safari's in Kruge... Read More
Budget INN offers great value for money accommodation, situated in the small picturesque town of Sabie. The accommodation is provided in seven Log Cabins and 12 Standard Rooms in the hotel.
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Sabi Star is situated in a peaceful picturesque valley surrounded by cliffs and forestry only 3km from the town of Sabie.
Surrounded by green forests and situated on the banks of a clear mountain s... Read More
Nestling in a misty green valley amidst and the dramatic mountains of Mpumalanga, the historic town of Sabie is an ideal base from which to explore one of South Africa's top tourist destinations, the ... Read More
Situated in the center of Sabie Town, The Woodsman B&B offers an awesome experience for each valued guest. Our family-run establishment consists of 12 en-suite rooms, and we have taken great care to e... Read More
Dublin Guest Lodge has 1) 'Tipperary Cottage' (sleeps 4)-a private cottage in a leafy garden. One bedroom with a queen size bed. Open plan lounge & kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped for self cate... Read More
Situated in the heart of Mpumalanga and on the Kruger Panorama route lies our resort and Adventure zone. The views from the tents are remarkable to say the least, rolling mountains and lush forest is ... Read More
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TWO FALLS VIEW - Self-Catering Guest House, for Couples.
Experience the scenic beauty of nature in and around Sabie, a small country, malaria free town nestled in the majestic Drakensberg Mountai... Read More
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