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Family Holiday Spots Near Kruger National Park

By Focus Online Team on October 11, 2019
Look no further than Hippo Hollow Country Estate

With the December holidays just around the corner, we’re sure you’re wondering what local family holiday options are out there. Located just 10 minutes from the Kruger National Park Phabeni Gate, Hippo Hollow Hotel offers family-friendly accommodation options in a beautiful estate on the Sabie River.

Keep reading for more details below.

Hippo Hollow Country Estate

Hippo Hollow is a comfortable, family-friendly destination situated on the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview. It is an ideal destination from which to access nearby Kruger National Park and the spectacular sights of Mpumalanga Province.

We have a number of accommodation options – Courtyard Rooms, River Chalets and Garden Chalets. The River Chalets are best suited to families.

Family restaurants near Hippo Hollow

On the Estate, you’ll enjoy easy access to Hippo Hollow Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack platters daily, overlooking a bend in the Sabie River.

For something a little different, book your spot at Shangaan River Club for a cultural experience like no other. Dinner includes a traditional feast an evening of local Shangaan song and dance performances.

For a change in atmosphere, visit our sister property next door for a meal at Kuka Cafe. Kuka serves delicious light lunches, sushi and a special kids menu.

Things to do around Hippo Hollow

Hippo Hollow Country Estate is situated just 10 minutes’ drive from the Phabeni Gate into Kruger National Park, making the park easily accessible for day drives.

The Panorama Route is also easily accessible from Hippo Hollow – with notable stops such as God’s Window, Three Rondavels and Berlin Falls all drive-able within a few hours.

Next door to the Estate, you’ll also find Elephant Whispers, a number of wildlife rehabilitation centres, as well as the Dinosaur Park and the Lowveld National Botanical Gardens.

Whether it’s quality time or the peace and quiet of the outdoors that you seek, our team is here to help you take full advantage of your holidays. Don’t hesitate to contact us via email at or fill in our online booking form here. We look forward to hosting you in Hazyview.

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