Standing at the top of the Escarpment on a clear day it feels like you can see forever…
The name Hazyview comes from the haze that hangs over the Lowveld bushveld in summer. Hazyview is nestled on the slopes of the Drakensberg Mountain Range and was established in 1959 when the post office was built.
This town also has a history of gold mining and played an important part in the development of the Lowveld area. Hazyview is said to have the world’s best climate for bananas so you will see a lot of banana plantations as you drive through the area.
Hazyview is 420 km from Johannesburg and close to the Paul Kruger and the newer Phabeni entrance gates of the world-famous Kruger National Park. There are a variety of restaurants, malls cultural experiences and a variety of other activities for tourists. Hiking trails through the beautiful forests with cool, rushing streams and picturesque waterfalls are truly a delight.
There is the Shangaan Cultural Village to visit, you can also take an elephant back safari ride or visit the Panorama Route with magnificent views and waterfalls. Hazyview offers sporting facilities such as golf, tennis, bowls, and the area is well known for its trout fishing.
For the more adventurous there are activities like horse riding, hot air ballooning, river rafting and hiking. Hazyview is a great getaway spot and another advantage is the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport nearby for those who wish to fly in.