Hippo Hollow Country Estate 3* Special

Nestled amongst lush indigenous gardens on the outskirts of Hazyview, and only a 10 minute drive from the world famous Kruger National Park, and the panoramic route which includes Pilgrim’s Rest, Graskop, Bourkes Luck Potholes, God’s Window, the Blyde River Canyon, and the many fantastic waterfalls of the escarpment Hippo Hollow is the ideal destination from which to access the reserves of the Lowveld and the sights of Mpumalanga.

Start your stay in an oasis of tranquillity on the banks of the Sabie River surrounded by the Magic of the African Bush at Hippo Hollow that provides the ideal breakaway from the rigorous of city life. Take a stroll in the extensive gardens, relax in a hammock by a pool or watch the hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife congregate at the river. However you chose to spend your time, you will leave Hippo Hollow feeling relaxed and refreshed having experienced the timelessness of Africa.

In the evening, follow the sound of the beating drums through a path of flaming torches to experience the Shangaan River Club Cultural Experience for an unforgettable evening the unique Shangaan way where you will be welcomed with a traditional brew and learn of the rich heritage and customs of the Shangaan people.

Cultural songs and dances are performed by Shangaan youths, to which the Chief narrates folk stories and afterwards, join the African banquet with an impressive selection of Shangaan and South African mouth-watering dishes served from traditional cast-iron pots completes your enlightening and entertaining Shangaan experience.

With the host of activities that the Kruger Lowveld offers there is no shortage of activities to keep young and old entertained and undoubtedly one of our favourites is the unique experience that an Elephant Interaction offers.

Experience the thrill of being close to these magnificent creatures, witness their intelligence, their compassionate nature and the deep bonds they share with their human counterparts while the elephant handlers share their wealth of knowledge about fascinating elephant behaviour. Enjoy a wonderful hour of touching and feeding these majestic creatures, taking photographs and experiencing the incredible trust that has developed through gentle interaction.

Pricing Hippo Hollow Country Estate 3* Special

Garden Chalet or Standard Room

1 Night / 2 Days
4,299/Per Couple
  • Travel Dates – 01 Oct to 31 Dec 2018

River Chalet

1 Night / 2 Days
4,699/Per Couple
  • Travel Dates – 01 Oct to 31 Dec 2018

Deluxe River Chalet

1 Night / 2 Days
5,599/Per Couple
  • Travel Dates – 01 Oct to 31 Dec 2018

Garden Chalet or Standard Room

2 Nights / 3 Days
6,399/Per Couple
  • Travel Dates – 01 Oct to 31 Dec 2018

River Chalet

2 Nights / 3 Days
7,299/Per Couple
  • Travel Dates – 01 Oct to 31 Dec 2018

Deluxe River Chalet

2 Nights / 3 Days
9,099/Per Couple
  • Travel Dates – 01 Oct to 31 Dec 2018
  • Please note that a minimum 2-night stay is required over all long weekends and the period 15 to 31 December 2018.
  • Prices shown are in South African Rand (ZAR) based on a package price with a minimum of 2 adults and are subject to change due to currency exchange fluctuations, rate increases, airfare increases or any unforeseen circumstances without prior notice.
  • Accommodation, services & flights are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • E&OE.

Children of all ages are welcome and accommodated with parents in either a River Chalet or Deluxe River Chalet only (max 2 children under 12) when sharing with two full paying adults.

1 Night / 2 Days
– 0 to 2 – Complimentary when sharing with 2 full paying adults.
– 3 to 11 – R 1,160 per child in a River Chalet when sharing with 2 full paying adults.
– 3 to 11 – R 1,380 per child in a Deluxe River Chalet when sharing with 2 full paying adults.

2 Nights / 3 Days
– 0 to 2 – Complimentary when sharing with 2 full paying adults.
– 3 to 11 – R 1,770 per child in a River Chalet when sharing with 2 full paying adults.
– 3 to 11 – R 2,200 per child in a Deluxe River Chalet when sharing with 2 full paying adults.

  • 24/7 emergency support to assist you no matter where you are or when you need us so you can focus purely on enjoying your trip.
  • 1 Night / 2 Days or 2 Nights / 3 Days en-suite accommodation in chosen room type. Longer stays available on request.
  • Accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • 1x Shangaan River Club Cultural Experience.
  • 1x 1 Hour Elephant Whispers Elephant Interaction at 09h00, 12h00 or 16h00. Additional Elephant Interaction experiences available on request.
  • All applicable Taxes and Tourism Levy’s.
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  • Any transportation-transfer needs. If required these can be these can be arranged at an additional cost.
  • Optional extra activities/excursions. If required these can be arranged at an additional cost.
  • Any meals not specified.
  • All beverages.
  • Staff Porterage.
  • Staff Gratuities.
  • Telephone calls.
  • Laundry Service.
  • Curio shop purchases.
  • All items of a personal nature.
  • Medical or Travellers Insurance.
  • Visa Fees (if applicable).
  • Any required vaccinations or inoculations (if applicable).

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