Hippo Hollow Country Estate


Holiday with the hippos of Sabi

Hippo Hollow Country Estate is situated outside Hazyview on the Sabi River, between the Drakensberg Mountains and the low-lying bushveld. It is the ideal destination from which to access the game reserves of the lowveld and the enchanting sights of Mpumalanga.

The full-service Hippo Hollow restaurant and bar overlook the Sabi River and offer country cuisine and a fine-wine selection. The sight of kingfishers and other beautiful water birds as well as hippos grazing on the lawns make dining here a truly unique experience. Two large central swimming pools on the Hippo Hollow estate offer a welcome respite on hot lowveld days. Arts-and-crafts lovers can enjoy the well-stocked curio shop which boasts a good selection of local art.

Accommodation at Hippo Hollow comes in many forms: 18 Family Chalets on the river, 19 king-or-twin-bed Chalets set in a sub-tropical garden and over 50 Hotel Rooms. The Chalets are semi-self-catering with a kitchenette and a BBQ and exclude satellite TV and Wi-Fi to provide an intimate and relaxing getaway for the whole family.



  • Explore the nearby lowveld game reserves and other Mpumalanga destinations
  • Multiple accommodation options – there’s something for businessmen and families alike
  • Family Chalets without Wi-Fi or satellite TV help create a true family getaway
  • Facilities include two large swimming pools, on-site restaurant and a curio shop
  • Stay connected with free W-Fi available in the lounge and all courtyard hotel rooms
Restaurant on premises Malaria area Secure parking Swimming pool WIFI


Hippo Hollow Country Estate
Kruger Surrounds
South Africa

Hippo Hollow Country Estate
is perfectly situated in the Kruger surrounds area alongside the Sabi River, with the Drakensberg Mountains to the west and the low-lying bushveld to the east. The exquisite Hippo Hollow restaurant, two swimming pools and numerous accommodation options make this the ideal stopping place for families and friends alike.

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