Hippo Hollow Country Estate

R40, Hazyview, 1242
from/per night R1690.00

About Hippo Hollow Country Estate

Only a 10-minute drive from the world famous Kruger National Park, Hippo Hollow Country Estate is the perfect place to be to enjoy the wonders of the reserves of the Lowveld and the sights of Mpumalanga. Set in beautiful indigenous gardens with two swimming pools, one can see a large variety of birds, and the nearby Sabie River attracts hippos, monkeys, crocodiles, hippo, water birds and elephants.

The ideal spot to be for a friendly African experience – perfect for business colleagues and families.


Hippo Hollow is not an everyday kind of  hotel / country estate. The approach at Hippo Hollow is one that is non-traditional with an “Out-of-Africa” ambience to ensure you leave the estate feeling rejuvenated and relaxed.

All rooms include the following:

  • King / 2 Single Beds
  • Room Safe
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Showers

Courtyard Rooms

The Courtyard Rooms are an ideal option for travellers on a budget. The rooms include a television, wifi, air-con and a balcony overlooking the beautiful lush gardens at the estate.

Standard Rooms

Standard Rooms, like the Courtyard rooms, are perfect for guests looking for the traditional comforts such as television, wifi, air-con and amenities.

In addition to the standard features and amenities, the spacious Standard Rooms include air-conditioning and heating. A ceiling fan is available for an additional cool down in the summer months. The thatched standard rooms have stairs and include a balcony with views of the gardens.

River Chalets: 4 Bedroom

The River chalets are ideal for families with their loft room and 2 single beds. The chalets area a home away from home with a basic kitchenette, mini bar fridge, and double shower. A private deck that overlooks the Sabie River is available for all to enjoy. The chalets include a header and ceiling fan.

Garden Chalets: 2 Bedroom

The Garden Chalets are the perfect choice for couples looking to have a quiet and relaxing time away from the city. No television, telephones or wifi – just nature and the surroundings to enjoy. These chalets also include a balcony with views of the gardens and a double shower, ceiling fan and heating.

Facilities and Services

Facilities and services available for guests at Hippo Hollow Country Estate include:

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Wifi
  • Conference Venue
  • Banqueting Venue
  • Boma
  • Parking
  • Sun deck
  • Outdoor swimming pools

Wining and Dining


Sit back, relax and enjoy delicious cuisine and South African wines while seeing hippopotami grazing on the lawns  as well as stunning water birds. 


Kuka offers delicious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners as well as delightful coffees and cocktails.


Traditional South African and Shangaan cuisine is served under the thatched Boma where the food is prepared in traditional cast-iron pots creating the true African experience.

The Shangaan River Club is the perfect place for everyone – groups, families or individuals.


Hippo Hollow is perfect for the whole family from the accommodation and facilities through to the activities available at the estate and close by. Activities include the following:

  • Open vehicle safaris in the Kruger National Park
  • Helicopter adventures
  • Elephant excursions (meet them close up)
  • Kruger National Park
  • Abseiling
  • Sporting activities including wall climbing, paintball, rafting
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari
  • Shangaan Evening Festival
  • Reptile Park
  • Chimpanzee Eden & Botanical Gardens
  • Horse riding

Room Types


  • 54 Standard
R1690From/Per night


Garden Chalet

  • 19 Garden Chalet
R1860From/Per night


River Chalet

  • 18 River Chalet
R2200From/Per night


Deluxe River Chalet

  • Deluxe River Chalet
R2770From/Per night