Kruger Park Lodge is situated along the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview, Mpumalanga. The resort is ideally located to enjoy day-trips into the Kruger National Park with the Phabeni Gate only being 10 km away and the Numbi Gate a mere 15 km in the opposite direction.
Other attractions of the Panorama Route include: God’s Window, Mac-Mac Falls, Berlin Falls, Lisbon Falls and Pilgrims Rest. These are easily reached from the Kruger Park Lodge and are all less than 50 km away, while the Three Rondavels, Blyde River Canyon and Bourke’s Luck are slightly further away.
Hazyview is easily reached from Johannesburg, the easiest route is to travel along the N4 freeway to Nelspruit and then turning towards White River followed by Hazyview. This route has well maintained roads and is approximately 400 km from central Johannesburg. Alternatively guests can fly to the Kruger Mpumalanga Internatinal Airport and then travel about 60 km by car or airport shuttle to the Kruger Park Lodge.
In recent years Hazyview has shown tremendous growth with one of the largest shopping centres in the Lowveld having been built. This has all the major fast food, banks and franchise stores as well as a large Pick ‘n Pay and Spar. There are also a variety of restaurants and coffee shops to enjoy.
Mpumalanga, and in particular the surrounding area of Hazyview, has been dubbed teh adventure capital of South Africa. It has an abundance of activities that can be enjoyed throughout the year in addition to the nature and wildlife the aera offers. There is an Elephant Sanctuary as well as a Reptile Park in Hazyview. Some of the adventure activities that can be enjoyed include: abseiling, quad biking, river rafting, paint ball, hot air ballooning, helicopter trips, mountainbiking, zip lining, tree canopy tours and there is even a coffee plantation where one can pick and roast coffee.
Spa and beauty treatments can also be enjoyed which together with the tranquillity of this area will ensure this is a relaxing holiday.
Hazyview has a sub tropical climate that makes it an ideal holiday destination. Summer temperatures can regularly reach the mid 30s, but are also often cooled by a short afternoon storm. Winters are mild and arguably the best time of the year to visit the Lowveld.