Hippo Hollow Country Estate

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The Hippo Hollow Country Estate is a haven of peace set on the banks of the Sabie River in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa. Found in the luxurious and native gardens of Hazyview, this magnificent country estate is a mere 13 min away from the renowned Kruger National Park which makes it the perfect base from which to experience the scenic Lowveld of the region.

Accommodation is in distinctive, and exceptional thatched garden and river chalets as well as courtyard hotel rooms. These rooms provide excellent views of either the indigenous gardens or the significant Sabie River. The non-traditional approach to the accommodation leaves guests with a stunning ‘Out-of-Africa’ experience; one that is both relaxing and invigorating.

Room types:

  • Standard Rooms
  • Chalets (River Chalets accommodate families with children).

Standard room features:

  • Hair dryer
  • King bed or two single beds
  • Linen and towels
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Showers
  • State-of-the-art room safes
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.

Children charges are additional and are NOT included in the quote. The Hippo Hollow Country Estate River Chalets are ideal for families who can accommodate two adults and two kids under the age of 12.


The beautiful Hippo Hollow Estate gardens country estate are home to two swimming pools and an incredible array of bird species. The mighty river is the perfect resting spot for the local hippos and crocodiles while water birds, monkeys and even elephants visit the river often too. Guests can stay in touch with the office and their loved ones via the estate’s WiFi service.

  • Restaurant and bar
  • Boardroom facilities, Conference venue
  • Boma
  • Curio shop
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Sundeck
  • Outdoor swimming pools
  • WiFi

Dining and Cuisine

The Restaurant, offering a bar and has as its backdrop a large variety of waterbirds as they dance over the water while the lazy hippos forage on the lawn. The restaurant serves an extensive range of tasty dishes all enjoyed with some of the South African best wines.


The Hippo Hollow natural setting of the estate provides an ideal environment for creative thinking and so makes the picture-perfect venue for meetings. Catering for events of up to 100 guests, the location ensures that African-styled conferences held here are readily available for all the delegates.

Nearby Attractions

The Panorama Route in the Mpumalanga features so many natural attractions which will certainly provide guests with an outstanding experience. The Kruger National Park offers exciting safari drives on which the "Big Five" can be admired. From the Blyde River Canyon, the famous Three Rondavels can be seen, and a most fantastic view unfolds in front of visitors stretching for many kilometres.

The Lowveld area provides a fantastic array of activities; some relaxing, some exhilarating, some cultural. Enjoy a safari drive in the Kruger Park or take a helicopter ride to see the majestic gorges and surging waterfalls from new angles. Witness the intellect and benevolence of the gentle elephants or unwind in a comfy hammock overlooking the swimming pool and the river wildlife.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Indoor Outdoor Showers
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV

Facilities Available at Hippo Hollow Country Estate

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool

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