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  • Family resort on the Sabie River and the famed Panorama Route
  • A 10-minute drive from Sabie Falls; an hour from Kruger National Park
  • Heated rock pool, cold-water pool, open-air bar and playground

Now, this is something extra special. Book yourself in at Sabie River Camp in Mpumalanga province, to have the Drakensberg escarpment mountains as a backdrop… and a setting an hour's drive along the famed Panorama Route to the also-famed Kruger National Park. Pack your camera and keep your eyes peeled: this game reserve's home to mighty creatures like lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalo.

When you’re not spotting the Big Five or shopping for African arts in Sabie, less than a 10-minute drive away, the waterfalls dotted across the popular Panorama Route await. There’s Mac-Mac, Lone Creek and Bridal Veil, all between a 10 to 15-minute drive from the site, with walking paths and viewing spots galore for soaking up the sublime South African scenery.

Back at site, pull up a pew on the wooden deck to take in views of these flat-topped hills or the Sabie River (where you can also go fishing). If the heat's spiking, dip your toes into the water, or better yet, dive into the cold-water pool back at the park.

Temperature not so high? There’s a heated rock pool for a little water-based relaxation after a round on the park’s free putting greens. Off-site, for aquatic-focused leisure of a different kind, the Sabie Falls are less than a 10-minute walk away.

Heading off on a 4x4 safari to Kruger? After watching the wild animals at their watering holes, what could be better than sampling a couple of beers in the human equivalent: the site's pub...?

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Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

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Fitness centre

Hot tub

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool


Recreation room/arcade

TV room




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Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom


Pick-up from public transport


Pub toilets


Shower available

Washing-up area

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Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome


Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year



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Spectacular scenery


Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

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No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

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Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby


Medium (26-50 sites)

Pop-up campsite

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Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

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Restaurant nearby

Watersports nearby


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  • 30 Plaaswaterval Avenue, Sabie, Mpumalanga, South Africa, 1260
  • Timezone Africa/Johannesburg +0200 (GMT+02:00)   GPS 25.0882°S 30.7737°E


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Local attractions

Sabie River Camp's half an hour's drive from the panoramas over the rainforest at God's Window in Blyde River Canyon National Park – keen birdwatchers can keep an eye out for rare winged creatures like blue swallows and Taita falcons too.

While there's plenty of nature to amble around and creatures to spot, you can’t travel in South Africa without seeking a few thrills too. Book adrenaline-fuelled activities like abseiling, white water rafting and zip-wire travailing in Induna, about half an hour's drive away, or simply pitch up at Sabie Falls to climb at the gorge.

Further along, at around 45 minutes away, the millennia-old Sudwala Caves are full of fossils for fans of prehistoric sights. They're also right next door to a family-friendly Dinosaur Park, where you can learn about the animals that once roamed the area.

Up for heading northbound of Sabie River Camp instead? Bourke Luck Potholes showcase a different sort of natural phenomenon, with the water swirling through the sandstone gorge leaving a pockmarked landscape behind. Walking trails, bridges and viewing areas here let you get up close and personal with this unique landscape around an hour's drive from the park.

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  • What attractions are near Sabie River Camp? Sabie River Camp's half an hour's drive from the panoramas over the rainforest at God's Window in Blyde River Canyon National Park – keen birdwatchers can keep an eye out for rare … Read more
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    Depart by:  10 a.m.
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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.

A state-issued fishing license is required (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).

Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via

Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Firearms are not permitted.

In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.

Motorcycle(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Only park guests are authorized to use the pool.

Open fires are prohibited.

Quiet hours must be respected between midnight and 8 a.m..

Reception is unmanned after 5 p.m.. Please inform the park while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time so that the team can provide information about your unit/site.

The bar is open between 01/01 and 31/12.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 01/01 and 31/12 (subject to weather conditions).

The park caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.
The site only allows dogs up to 5kg.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Visitors must leave the premises by 10 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.