Things To Do

Nearby Attractions

  • Sabie Falls, Lone Creek Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Berlin Falls, Lisbon Falls, Bridal Veil Falls,
  • Mac Mac Falls,
  • Pilgrim’s Rest - 36km
  • Graskop - 23km
  • Wonderview - 38km
  • The Pinnacle - 30km
  • Blyde River Canyon - 90km
  • Three Rondavels - 100km
  • Bourke’s Luck Potholes - 56km
  • Sudwala Caves - 53km
  • Lowveld Botanical Gardens - 73km
  • Dinosaur Park - 56km
  • Various Adventure Activities

Distances applicable from Sabie Town and are based on averages.

Forest View Guest House Distances To:

  • Kruger National Park (Phabeni Gate) - 60km 8 Pilgrim's Rest - 36km
  •  Kruger National Park (Kruger Gate) - 80km 9 Hazyview - 45km
  •  Kruger National Park (Numbi Gate) - 70km 10 White River - 48km
  •  Skukuza Camp (KNP) - 92km 11 Nelspruit - 65km
  • Pretoriuskop (KNP) - 77km 12 Hoedspruit (via Bushbuckridge) - 137km
  •  Lydenburg - 54km 13 Johannesburg - 376km
  • Graskop - 23km
  •  Pilgrim's Rest - 36km
  •  Hazyview - 45km
  • White River - 48km
  • Nelspruit - 65km
  •  Hoedspruit (via Bushbuckridge) - 137km
  •  Johannesburg - 376km

What To Do In Sabie (& Surrounding Areas)

The Trunk-in-hand Program: Rates: R450 per adult R225 per child (4-14 years)

An experienced guide will introduce you to the elephants and you will learn about their backgrounds, behaviours, characters and more, while being able to touch, feel, feed, interact and walk trunk-in-hand with the elephants. The first trunk-in-hand program starts at 08:00. Program duration 1.5 hours. (Program runs through the day). Bookings advisable.

Elephant Brush Downs:
This is a very special program - you take part in the morning grooming of the elephants. This is followed by the Trunk-in-Hand program. This program starts at 7:15 am sharp. Booking essential.
Rates: R450 Per Adult R225 Per Child (4-14 Years)
Trunk-in-Hand & Elephant-Back Ride:
This includes the full Trunk-in-Hand program folled up by an elephant riding experience - a privelage historically reserved for kings! It is a truly amazing experience to ride these magnificant animals. Riding aspect of program ± 25 minutes. Minimum age of 8 years. Bookings essential.
Rates: R750 Per Adult R375 Per Child (8-14 Years)
Sundowner Elephant Experience:

This Program Takes Place At The End Of The Dayand Includes Walking, Feeding, Riding And Touching Elephants. Watch Elephants Free-Feeding. All Followed By Sundowner Drinks And Snacks. Program Duration 2 Hours. Summer And Winter Starting Times Differ. Riding Aspect Of Program ± 25 Minutes. Bookings Essential.
Rates: R850 Per Adult R450 Per Child (8-14 Years)

A 4 Hour breathtaking experience floating along at wind speed.

For Beginners as well as experienced riders, ride through the Sabie valley along scenic trails. Bookings essential.

Conquer your Fear!!!!!!! Experience the adrenaline of a 68 metre frefall in under 3 seconds on one of the world's highestcable gorge swings or fly across the gorge on a 135m highwire "foefie slide", 130m above ground zero and witness the breathtaking Graskop falls as never seen before.

The Waterfall abseil takes you down a rock face of 25 meters, almost within touching distance of the stunning SABIE FALLS. As you lower yourself down the Rock-face, you will have the cool, refreshing spray of the waterfall in your face, and the deafening roar of thousands of litres of water cascading down the rocks, in your ears.

An Activity for the adventurous! Go on a Mac Mac River adventure hike in deep gorges and explore areas uninhabited by man while enjoying yourself: rock hopping, bum sliding, pool crawling, hiking, river traversing and throwing yourself over the edge into breathtaking pools.
Minimum Age: 15 years
Duration: 4-5 hours, cold beverages and snacks included.


This Extreme Avtivity Takes You Hurtling Down The Frothing, White Rapids Of The Sabie River On A Tube! With Rapids Like OMO & HELL'S GATE, Your Adrenaline Will Be Kept Pumping For 3 Hours. To End Your Experience, You Get To Go Down The Bum Slide Which Is Approximately 20 Meters Long.
Included in the Rate are your tube, wetsuit (during winter), helmet, lifejacket and highly efficient river guides.

If you are into crawling around in muddy, dark Holes And Tunnels With Only A Candle In Your Hand, This One's For YOU! Caving By Candlelight Entails A 2-3 Hour Adventure. You Will Be Armed With An Over-All, A Helmet And 1 Candle For This Muddy Activity. You'll Be Taken Through Some Tunnels, Where You Can Walk Upright; Into A View Large Chambers; Down Muddy Bum Slides; And Throught Smaller Tunnels, Such As The DRAINPIPE, Where You Will Be Required To "Snake Slither" Your Way out

Bookings for these activities and more can be done through or