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Trips SA is a Central Reservation Office that offers a free booking service for all the activities on this page.

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Hazyview is the "Adventure Hub" of Mpumalanga, with a number of adventure operators offering experiences ranging from Helicopter Flips, to Elephant Rides and anything in-between.

Experience adrenaline pumping adventure in the forests,
on the water, in the air, and even underground.

Or go for a more sedate hot air balloon trip
or a ride on an African elephant.

Combination Adventure Packages also available.
Ask the Reservation Office for details.

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Great fun for
the whole family!

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Descend down a rock face in a safe and controlled manner under the watchful eyes of experienced guides. All mountaineering and safety equipment supplied.
Step over the edge of a massive 27m granite outcrop. 
Duration: 4 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399

Abseil down a 25m rock face next to the Sabie Falls.
You will be abseiling into the water - bring swimwear.
Duration: 30 minutes
(1 hour for 2 people, add 10 minutes per person for every extra person)
Booking: 013 764-3399

Your introduction to the art of archery. Standard "long-bows", which are fairly easy to master are used. This is a fun activity with various disciplines or "target games" - suitable for groups, and equally enjoyed by men, women and children.
Duration: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Booking: 013 764-3399


Quad Biking 
Hazyview Adventure Trails
Guided trails through plantations and indigenous bush along the Sabie River Valley. On the 2-hour trails, passengers stop at a waterfall for refreshments. Easy to drive semi-automatic 250cc quad bikes, suitable for novice and experienced drivers. Drivers must be older than 16 years.
Duration: 1, 2 and 4 hour rides
Booking: 013 764-3399

Long Tom Pass
Quad through a Natural Heritage Site on the mountainous Long Tom Pass. Experience indigenous forests, open grasslands and breathtaking views.  Choose from guided trails, or bring your own quad. No passengers younger than 3 or older than 16 y.
Duration: 1 and 2 hour rides
Booking: 013 764-3399


Motor Biking
Ride the famous "22 Road".

This windy stretch of tarred road between the towns of Hazyview and Sabie, is well known amongst riders for the most exhilarating rush of adrenaline on two wheels.
Caution: Part of this road is currently badly potholed and not safe for high speed biking.

Enroll for a one-day or weekend course in Road Riding, or Off-Road Riding with the BMW Motorrad Rider Academy, as well as the Off-Road Rider Academy in Sabie. Several courses (catering from novices to expert riders) are available, and are aimed at all brands of Adventure motorcyclists.

Booking: 013 764-3399

River Rafting
Raft the lower-Sabie River in 2-man inflatable "croc rafts".  A picnic meal on the banks of the river can be arranged on request. Children allowed, subject to water levels. The Sabie River is one of the cleanest river systems in the country with a diverse fish population and prolific birdlife. Eight kilometre course with 20 rapids (grade 2-3). Life jackets, helmets and all other safety equipment provided.
Duration: Half day (4 hours)
: 013 764-3399

This is the best way to raft down the Sabie River! A Gecko is a one-man inflatable, raft-tube with handles and a rigid floor. You can sit, lie, and even stand on a Gecko! It is faster, safer and more capable than any other tube. Geckoing takes place in the upper part of the Sabie river where the gradient is quite steep and the river is narrow due to the steep sides of the gorge. A degree of fitness is needed as you need to scamper over slippery rocks and walk out of the gorge at the end of the trip. Bring shoes, sunscreen, towels and a set of dry clothes. Free wetsuits provided when it is cold. Each trips is accompanied by a well trained swift-water guide. To ensure a lasting memory video or still camera footage can be arranged. Children older than 12 years allowed.
Duration: 2½ hours
Booking: 013 764-3399


Elephant Experiences
Get to touch, feel, feed, walk trunk-in-hand and even ride these magnificent animals. Experienced elephant handlers will share their in-depth knowledge of fascinating elephant behaviour.

For more info, see our Things to Do near Hazyview page

Helicopter Scenic Flights
Experience breathtaking panoramic views from a 4- or 6-seater helicopter .... Swoop over deep and mysterious gorges, hover above roaring rivers and cascading waterfalls, and view the fascinating and dramatic rock formations of the Blyde River Canyon.

Cascades Scenic Flight (45 minutes)
Fly along the Sabie River towards Sabie town. Over the Mac Mac, Lisbon & Berlin Falls, the Pinnacle and God's Window.

Cascades & Canyon Delight (1 hour)
Fly along Lisbon & Berlin Falls, the Pinnacle, God's Window and the Blyde River Canyon.

Cascades & Canyon Spectacular (1.5 hours)
Fly over the Mac Mac, Lisbon & Berlin Falls, the Pinnacle, God's Window and Blyde River Canyon. Land at a sight with magnificent views of the Mpumalanga Lowveld, and enjoy a picnic accompanied by South African Sparkling wine.

Duration: 45 min to 1.5 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399


Hot Air Ballooning

Hot-Air Ballooning (Hoedspruit)
Experience the magic of lighter-than-air flight near the foot of the Drakensberg Escarpment during a flight over the scenic, Lowveld section of the Blyde River, 15 km West of Hoedspruit. The terrain is a mixture of farmland, private nature reserves and wildlife estates.

As the sun rises, the landscape, the vegetation and, if you're lucky, some wildlife will provide photo opportunities. Game spotting cannot be guaranteed, but on most flights we see plains game like giraffe and wildebeest.

Up to 20 passengers, spread over three balloons, can be accommodated. Children are welcome, but they must be taller than 1.2m, so that they can see over the rim of the basket. Sorry, but pregnant ladies are not allowed.

Launch Times: Summer at 05:00, and Winter at 06:30
(passengers to meet 30 minutes before these times)
Duration: 2 hours (flight time 1 hour)
Booking: 013 764-3399

Hot Air Ballooning

Horse Trails
Horse trails winding through the beautiful Lowveld scenery of the Sabana River, indigenous bush and fruit orchards. Beginner, intermediate and advanced horse trails. Children also welcome. You may also catch a glimpse of small antelope like the red duiker, and if you are a bird watcher you'll be in paradise! Maximum rider weight of 90kg. Pony rides (30 minutes) for kids also available.
Duration: 1, 2 and 4 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399

Horse Safaris
Guided horse trails and safaris on a 2 000 hectare wildlife conservancy situated 2km from Hazyview. There are various trails available, from meandering rambles to long open canters which suit all levels of riding ability. Rides start at the homestead from where you head into the Sandford Conservancy, passing from open fields into woodland forests and river valleys.  Weight limit of 90kg.
Duration:30 minutes to 3 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399

Game Drives, Bush Walks & Safaris
Morning, afternoon, full day and Sunset safaris on open Game Viewing vehicles, Bush Walks and  African Night Experiences into the Kruger National Park. Go off-road on dirt tracks and footpaths into the African wilderness!

Day Safaris
Get pick-up from your lodge/hotel. Morning safaris departs at opening time and finish at 12:00. Afternoon safaris begin at 13:00 and finish at gate closing time.  Full day safaris are from gate opening time until 16:00. Optional breakfast and lunch menu available.

Bush Walks (minimum 2 people)
Experience the adrenaline surge! Bush walks take you into the home of Africa's Big Five -- on their terms and under the watchful eyes of armed rangers. We collect you in the early hours of the morning or mid-afternoon, and take you for a 3 hour walk in the wilderness, where your guide will share his knowledge of the bush and animals with you.


Kloofing (Sabie)
Have a breathtaking walk, jump and slide inside the veins of mother-nature.  Experience the magnificent Mac Mac Waterfall beyond the limits of a normal sightseeing tourist. Kloofing is when you descent down a dry or wet ravine, where it is several times deeper than it is wide.

It is all about hiking, scrambling, climbing, jumping and having fun! The scenery changes from wide open grassland to thick jungle vegetation. The three jumps will keep the adrenaline pumping while the not-so-adventurous have the option to walk around them. Some degree of fitness is required. Bring swimwear, shoes and a set of dry clothes.
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399



Mountain Biking
(Self-guided, or Guided Trails)

The Sabie Valley between Sabie and Hazyview is a world class Mountain Bike Destination. Trails are not only smooth but also very scenic and characterized by river crossings, single tracks and sights of breathtaking waterfalls. Permits available from the Merry Pebbles Resort in Sabie.

Green Trail - 5 km
This route on farm roads, flowing quad tracks and meanders along the Sabaan River. It covers a lot of indigenous forest sections.
Red Trail - 8 km
This is the official Induna X-Fest lap race route. Trail takes you through indigenous forest and though a fast flowing bush tunnel.
Grey Trail - 15 km
Mostly on blue gum plantation roads wit steep up and downs. A lot of climbing but the 2 waterfalls with look out points make it worth all the way.
Blue Trail - 10 km
The flattest trail we have, with only one steep up hill at the beginning and a great view of a breath taking cascade water fall.
Black Trail - 11 km
The best 11 km ride of your life!
Yellow Trail - 35 km
Lots of single tracks, forest roads, river crossings and water falls.

Duration: from 1 hour to all day
Booking: 013 764-3399


Photo: Kelvin Trautman


Kayaking on the Sabie River (class 3 and 4 rapids) is for everybody and is a great way to enjoy the outdoors in a healthy way. Suitable for the beginner, expert or weekend warrior.  An edited DVD of your whole kayaking experience can be arranged! 
Duration: 5 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399


 It is a fun, healthy and technical exercises involving strategy, stealth and quick thinking. Played in an indigenous forest next to a small river. The river forms the one border and a steep embankment form the other natural border. There are trees and rock formations to use as cover. Semi automatic guns that allow you to shoot as fast as you can pull the trigger. A guide accompanies each game to explain the equipment and rules. We supply the paintball guns, paintballs and protective eyewear & clothing. Children older than 12 years allowed.
Duration: 2 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399

Winding along the scenic 1-hour Sabaan or 4-hours Mac Mac Rivers. Lush vegetation and an impressive number of bird, tree and fish species are to be found in the ample stretches of shade and riverbanks.

Bum sliding and swimming in the cool water pools of the Mac Mac River ensures a day filled with fun and laughter.
Duration: Most of day
Booking: 013 764-3399

Big Swing (Graskop)
Experience the adrenalin rush with a 68m free-fall at 180km/hour in under 3 seconds on one of the world's highest Cable Gorge Swings!  Or fly across a panoramic gorge on a 130m high and 135m long High-wire ("foefie slide"). Tandem swings (max. combined weight of 200kg) also available on the 2.5 ton breaking strain safety ropes.  Highly trained, professional instructors and impeccable safety record. Professionally made DVD of your experience (in case they don't believe you).
Duration: 20 min to 1 hour
Booking: 013 764-3399

Graskop Gorge Lift

Gorge Lift (Graskop)
An unforgettable journey into the heart of a pristine indigenous forest.   Your journey begins as you drop off the grassy cliff top in a custom-designed 26-passenger viewing elevator. It travels 51 meters down the cliff face into the cool mountain forest below. An extensive network of elevated walkways, suspension bridges and interactive exhibits lead you along the 500 meters forest trails and across the streams. The site′s towering cliffs have been cut back over time by the Motitsi River, with the Panorama Gorge waterfall which plummets 70 meters into the gorge below.

The ride down with the elevator only takes a few minutes, but you can spend hours exploring the indigenous forest below. And one ticket is good for multiple daily rides down into the forest. A conservation fee of R50/adult & R25/child is payable at the entrance to the complex.
Duration: 15 min to All Day
Booking: 013 764-3399

Graskop Gorge Lift View

Graskop Gorge Lift Walkway

Aerial Cable Trail
Experience the thrill of Africa's longest aerial cable trail! Glide freely over one of the last remaining natural forest along the Sabie River Valley.

The aerial cable trail takes you down into the valley basin, stopping along the way on a number of elevated platforms to admire the natural vegetation, birdlife and the views of the forest floor below. All groups are escorted by qualified guides. Maximum weight 120kg.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399

Caving - Sudwala Caves
The Crystal Tour at Sudwala Caves penetrates 2km deep into the bowels of Mother Earth to the outskirts of the Crystal Chamber, with its splendid array of sparkling aragonite crystals. Moderately difficult, with some stretches of crawling involved. Negotiate the natural  tunnels, some of which contain water. You must be prepared to get a little wet and dirty! Usually the first Saturday of each month for groups of up to 15 people. Bring old clothes (not jeans), boots/firm footwear, torch with long-life batteries, towel and change of clothes.
Duration: 5 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399

Caving by Candle Light

Caving by Candle Light (Sabie)
Explore the mysterious depths of Sabie’s caves with just a candle, overall and a helmet. Are you brave enough to squeeze through the tight crawls? Sabie’s Cave has its own unique rock formations, offering thrill-seekers a challenge, no matter what level of caving experience you may have. Bring camera, and plenty of attitude!
Duration: 2 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399

Caving by Candle Light

Forest Cruise
Forest Cruise (Sabie)
Relax on an open 4x4 vehicle, cruising up Sabie's Mountains and have an eagle's view of the natural forests and a secret waterfall. Finish with a refreshing swim and a 30 meter bum-slide at a natural rock pool below the falls. The falls is located off the beaten track, not charted on any tourist map, and it is only accessible by 4x4 vehicle. Bring the whole family, swimwear, towels, sun screen and a picnic basket, and bask on the rocks of the tranquil waterfall.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Booking: 013 764-3399
Forest Cruise Waterfall

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