Lowveld Local Area: Directions below.
Tucked away in the Sabie River Valley, amongst indigenous forests. Set in pleasant garden surroundings, that boasts abundant bird life. Loerie Guest Farm is situated on a working Banana farm in the sub-tropical Sabie River valley, it has splendid mountain views and is strategically situated 35kms east of Sabie, and 17km west of the Kruger National Par - midway between the spectacular scenery of the great escarpment and the world-famous game lodges.
Game safaris and Bush walks can be arranged prior to arrival. Other attractions and activities close-by includes the following: Game drives, Bush walks; Elephant rides; River rafting, Quad biking, Tubing, Horse riding; Chimp Eden; Sudwala caves; Moholoholo Animal and Bird Rehabilitation Centre; Kapama Cheetah project and many more.
The Blyde River Canyon, the third largest in the world, with magnificent views is a half hour away, along with God's Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes - where the Blyde and Treur rivers meet, causing fascinating rock formations - and Pilgrims Rest, the restored gold rush town and home of the famous 'Jock of the Bushveld'.
Hazyview is not only tourism paradise, but also a thriving farming town in Mpumalanga, South Africa and is renowned for its banana industry but also the center for the farming of coffee, avocados, mangoes, lychees, macadamias and citrus fruits and many more. The name is derived from the shimmering haze that occurs here during the heat of summer.
PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST GET ON THE SABIE ROAD AS THE GPS SYSTEMS MIGHT TAKE YOU ON A GRAVEL ROAD.
DO Not go onto any gravel road!!!
Directions from Johannesburg via Nelspruit GPS: S: 25°2’3” E: 31°3’14”
From Johannesburg and Pretoria follow the N4 towards Witbank past Middelburg, then there is the choice of three scenic routes.
Please note! On both these routes you can expect thick misty fog during rainy weather and especially in the night on Long Tom Pass.
The route via Sabie is the more scenic route.
Turn off from the N4 highway shortly before Belfast onto the R33. Drive through the town of Belfast and at the last 4-way stop in Belfast turn right onto the R540 and travel 35 km to Dullstroom, straight through the town of Dullstroom and another 72 km to Lydenburg. Drive into the town of Lydenburg until you reach the big 4 way stop (with the Wimpy Bar on the opposite left) and turn right onto the R37 to travel 56 km over the Long Tom Pass to Sabie. When you have reached the town Sabie from Long Tom Pass turn right at the first stop street and then right again at the next stop street onto the R536. Travel +/- 35km on the R536 towards Hazyview. Our entrance is on the right hand side of the road. Please give us a call when you arrive on 082 828 2004 and I will meet you at the entrance.
Take the N12 from Johannesburg to Witbank.
The N12 joins the N4 at Witbank. Go to Nelspruit. At the first Robot in Nelspruit turn left on the road to Whiteriver (the R40). Go straight through Whiteriver, at the last Robot turn left (Still the R40). (You will see a brown road sign on the left side showing Panorama route and a small road sign Hazyview.) Drive straight on this road (the R40 to Phalaborwa) +/- 45km. Please do not follow the roadsign just outside Whiteriver to Hazyview . Stay on the R40 to Phalaborwa. At the t-junction to Hazyview turn left. Drive pass Spar on your right; Checkers on your left; Total Garage on your left. At Perry’s Bridge Trading Post turn left at the 3-way STOP on the Road to Sabie (R536). + / - 7.5km from the STOP to Loerie Farm Holidays on your left hand side. There are two entrances, please take the road on the right hand side. Please give us a call when you arrive on 082 828 2004 and I will meet you at the entrance.
Directions from the Kruger Park entrance at Phabeni gate:
(The Phabeni gate is the closest gate to Loerie Guest Farm.)
Exit the Kruger Park at Phabeni gate and at the T-junction turn left to Hazyview. (Road R536) Follow this road, pass the shops, until you come to a Robot (about 10km from Phabeni Gate) and then turn to the right on the Phalaborwa Road (R40). Pass one Stop sign. At the next stop sign at Perry’s Bridge Tradin Post, turn left(Road R536 again) to Sabie. From this Stop sign 7,2km on your left you will see our entrance on the left side of the Road. There are two entrances, please take the entrance on the right and follow the road to the house on the right hand side. Please give us a call when you arrive on 082 828 2004 and I will meet you at the entrance.
Close to Kruger National Park 19km and the Blyde River Canyon only 50km. Hazyview town only 7km away and 36km from the town Sabie.