Sabi River Sun Golf Course - Hazyview

A wooden foot bridge spans a water hazard at the Sabi River Sun Golf Course.
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Course Designer:
Peter Matkovich
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+27 (0)13 737 7311

The Sabi River Sun Golf Course in the lowveld is ideal for a golfing safari in South Africa.

The Sabi River Sun Golf Course is located in the Mpumalanga province, home to the famed Kruger National Park with its prolific population of African wildlife. The course lies within a convenient half an hour of the reserve, just outside the charming Lowveld town of Hazyview. Kikuyu sheaths the fairways while the greens are coated in Bayview grass. Hippos and crocodiles inhabit the larger water hazards, so guests should be wary with wayward balls; they may not be able to retrieve them.

Today part of a lifestyle resort, the Sabi River Sun Golf Course was originally established by farmers in the area who sought nearby recreation. It is currently one of only four 18-hole courses in Mpumalanga. The parklands-style course is home to 200 different species of bird, which means that avid birders will enjoy the course’s natural spoils even more.

The region’s mild climate allows for year-round playability on the striking untamed stage of the Lowveld. Freshly upgraded, the Sabi River Sun Golf Course offers entertaining play for both the beginner and the expert. A trip to this golf course should absolutely be combined with a safari to one of the nearby private game reserves or the Kruger Park itself to ensure the maximum benefits are reaped from the experience. The park is home to a remarkable diversity of species and breathtaking natural scenery.

When booking a safari package to Abu Camp, you will fly from Johannesburg to Maun where a light charter flight is boarded. The flight, which is around twenty minutes in duration, lands at an airstrip close to the camp. Abu Camp offers guests the distinguished opportunity to immerse themselves in the resident elephant herd. Tread the veld with these legendary giants, observe their interactions, establish deep bonds and survey the bush from the bulge of their backs.

Alternatively, more traditional safari activities like open 4x4 game drives through the flood plains and into the wooded areas of the Okavango Delta can also be enjoyed. For a variant vantage point, the placid Mokoro trips along the delta channels provide an extraordinarily intimate experience with the wilderness. Signature dinners are enjoyed al fresco with the Okavango at your feet.

Starting Date:
Any date specified by clients
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Ending Point:
5 Days/4 Nights
(More nights can be added at an additional charge)
  • Johannesburg to Maun round trip
  • Maun to Abu Camp round trip charter
  • None
  • Four nights accommodation at Abu Camp
  • Flights as specified
  • Transfers as specified
  • Meals on a full board basis
  • Daily elephant-back safaris in the Okavango Delta
  • Tourism levy
  • All applicable taxes
  • Overland transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • International airfare (to South Africa, and home)
  • Personal and medical insurance
  • Premier drinks not included at the lodge
  • Gratuities
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