In the 'hood, Hazyview as a destination

Hazyview is a town in South Africa's Mpumalanga Province which is ideally situated just a few kilometres outside the Kruger National Park. Hazyview derives its name from the summer haze that envelopes the low bush land. This occurs during the heat of summer season. Hazyview is a small farming town and is renowned for its banana industry. In fact, the area is reputed to have the best climate ... cont.

Sabie Road, R536, Hazyview, Panorama Route, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Gecko Lodge

• From Johannesburg to Nelspruit (N4 - takes about 4 hours)
• From Nelspruit to White River (R40 - takes about 20 minutes)
• From White River to Hazyview (R40 - takes about 40 minutes)
• Arriving in Hazyview: at the T – Junction turn left towards Hazyview. Drive straight into Hazyview, pass two traffic lights. At the second stop street after the second traffic light, turn left towards Sabie on the R536 (road to Sabie).

Gecko Lodge is about 2,5 km down the road, on your right hand side! Pass Sabie River Sun on your right, and Kiepersol Road turn off on your left. Look out for the signs: Gecko Lodge, Bushpackers! Follow the pathway all the way down until you reach an electric gate.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (2.5 km)
  • Car Hire (2.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2.5 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (3 km)
  • Business Services (3 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (3 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (3 km)
  • Grocery Store (3 km)
  • Internet Café (3 km)
  • Post Office (3 km)
  • Shopping Mall (3 km)
  • Airport (60 km)


  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Quad biking
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours

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