In the 'hood, Sabie as a destination

Sabie is a tranquil and attractive malaria-free town situated in Mpumalanga in South Africa. Sabie lies in the centre of one of the largest man-made forests in the world. The town is named after the Sabie River which is well known for its fearful crocodiles as well as harsh currents. Sabie originated as another gold rush town, all due to an accidental discovery during a picnic in 1895. A ... cont.

92 Malieveld Street, Sabie, 1260, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Wayfarers Guest House

From Johannesburg take the N12 Witbank Highway. From Johannesburg International Airport take the R21 to Boksburg and join the N12 Highway to Witbank. The N4 and N12 merge and continue as the N4. Continue on the N4 as far as Belfast, then leave the N4 and join the R540 to Dullstroom, then Lydenburg where you take the R37 to Sabie.

Upon entering Sabie you will pass the Sabie Country Club on your left, there are two stop streets, at which you go straight ahead, past a Caltex and BP garage also on your left, bear slightly right to a T junction. At the T junction turn right, pass Standard Bank, the Post Office and Magistrates Court on your left and then turn left into Sesde Street, just before the Woodsman Restaurant. Proceed until the road splits, at the first stop street, into Mac Mac Street and Malieveld. Follow Malieveld for 700 metres, through the second stop street, until you reach Wayfarers Guest House on your left, at 92, Malieveld Street. Look for the two elephants on our fence.

For overseas visitors, please note that the N12 / N4 highway is a toll road with a number of toll stations. Cash and South African credit cards are accepted. By turning off at Belfast onto the R540 you will not only be taking the scenic route with breathtaking scenery, but you will avoid the toll charge.

Distance from Johannesburg and Pretoria to Sabie is approximately 365 kilometres.

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