Lower Sabie

Lower Sabie entranceLower Sabie entrance gate

Lower Sabie Rest Camp is situated on the banks of the Sabie River, one of the few perennial rivers to flow through the Kruger National Park. Visitors can relax and be soothed by the view towards the river and the Lebombo Mountains beyond!

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The old Lower Sabie entranceThe old Lower Sabie entrance

Lower Sabie camp is one of our favorite camps in the south of the Kruger Park and has everything you need: petrol station, day visitors picnic area, swimming pool, emergency services and a fully stocked grocery and curio shop....

Lower Sabie restaurant viewLower Sabie restaurant view taken from the low level bridge

Food and drink

cafeteria and Mugg & Bean restaurant with a stunning view over the Sabie River .....

Lower Sabie rest camps Mugg & Bean restaurant viewLower Sabie rest camps Mugg & Bean restaurant view

Lower Sabie Elephants crossingLower Sabie Elephants crossing at sunset

Accommodation

The accommodation at Lower Sabie rest camp caters to a variety of guest requirements which range from; Keartland Guest House,  family cottages, huts, bungalows, safari tents, campsites with power points and wheelchair-friendly accommodation.....

Lower Sabie rest camps wheelchair friendly Safari TentLower Sabie rest camps wheelchair friendly Safari Tent

The Lower Sabie huts each have aircons, hand basin, some have either 1, 2 ,3 or 4 single beds, a fridge and braai area with table and chairs. Communal ablutions and kitchen are close to the huts. 

Lower Sabie hutsLower Sabie huts
Inside view of a hut in Lower SabieInside view of a hut in Lower Sabie
Communal Kitchen areaCommunal Kitchen area

the Lower Sabie bungalows each have two or three beds with en suite bathroom, air-conditioner, a fully equipped kitchenette, patio with table and chairs and a braai area.

Lower Sabie BungalowsLower Sabie Bungalows
Lower Sabie bungalows at NightLower Sabie bungalows at Night

Lower Sabie Safari tents don't all have a river view, but each have, en suite bathroom, fully equipped kitchenette and a wooden deck with braai facilities, table and chairs. 

Lower Sabie rest camps Safari TentLower Sabie rest camps Safari Tent
Inside Lower Sabie Safari tentInside Lower Sabie Safari tent
Lower Sabie Safari tent bedroom and bathroomLower Sabie Safari tent bedroom and bathroom
Safari tent Kitchen in Lower SabieSafari tent Kitchen in Lower Sabie
Lower Sabie car guardLower Sabie car guard

The river facing Safari tents are our favorite as they look over the fence onto the Sabie River and allow for good photography...

Lower Sabie river facing Safari tents one new and one oldLower Sabie river facing Safari tents one new and one old
dining room in Lower Sabie Safari tentdining room in Lower Sabie Safari tent
Lower Sabie Safari tent kitchenLower Sabie Safari tent kitchen
River view from Safari tent at Lower SabieRiver view from Safari tent at Lower Sabie
Lower Sabie Safari tent viewLower Sabie Safari tent view
Lower Sabie BraaiLower Sabie Braai

photograph from the comfort of your Safari tent deck...

Lower Sabie camera gear set upLower Sabie camera gear set-up
Jenny at the tent at Lower Sabie with elephant walking pastJenny at the tent at Lower Sabie with elephant walking past
Mario shining our spotlight over the river from our tent at Lower SabieMario shining our spotlight over the river from our tent at Lower Sabie
Jenny elephant photographing from the tent at Lower SabieJenny elephant photographing from the tent at Lower Sabie

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Activities

Or take a walk round camp and check the large Sycamore Fig Trees that provide shelter and food for the many animals, birds and reptiles....

Tree Agama photographed in Lower Sabie campTree Agama photographed in Lower Sabie camp
Baboon sitting in the Large Sycamore tree in front of our tentBaboon sitting in the Large Sycamore tree in front of our tent
Trumpeter hornbill photographed in Lower Sabie campTrumpeter hornbill photographed in Lower Sabie camp
Lower Sabie Lions in riverbed image taken at night from our tent at Lower SabieImage taken at night from our tent of two Lions walking in riverbed
Giraffe and Hippos on the Sabie river bank view from Lower Sabie rest campGiraffe and Hippos on the Sabie river bank view from Lower Sabie rest camp

The Lower Sabie area has a couple good spots that offer good photographic opportunities....like Sunset Dam for birding, Hippos and crocs, Mlondozi Dam and Nkumbe Viewpoint.

Sunset Dam near Lower Sabie campSunset Dam near Lower Sabie camp
African Fish eagle at Sunset Dam near Lower SabieAfrican Fish eagle at Sunset Dam
Grey heron fishing on back of Hippo at Sunset DamGrey heron fishing on back of Hippo at Sunset Dam
Great white egret at Sunset damGreat white egret at Sunset dam
Yellowbilled stork with fish at Sunset damYellowbilled stork with fish at Sunset dam
Mlondozi Dam near Lower Sabie rest campMlondozi Dam near Lower Sabie rest camp
Nkumbe Viewpoint on the H10 near Lower SabieNkumbe Viewpoint on the H10 near Lower Sabie
Lower Sabie Sunset from the low level bridgeLower Sabie Sunset from the low level bridge
Lions on rocks on the H10Lions on rocks on the H10 seen on the way to Nkumbe Viewpoint

Lower Sabie rest camp offers a range of activities: guided game drives, guided walks and bush braais, just ask at reception when you check in or you can do self drives.

This area has always provided very good animal sightings such as lion, leopard, black rhino, elephant, buffalo (the big-five ) and also great bird sightings.

Leopard walking in road between Lower Sabie and Croc BridgeLeopard walking in road between Lower Sabie and Croc Bridge
Lions on Lubye lubye Rocks Lower SabieLions on Lubye lubye Rocks Lower Sabie
Lower Sabie Martial eagleLower Sabie Martial eagle
Lower Sabie Martial eagle with monitor killLower Sabie Martial eagle with monitor kill
Lower Sabie Black Rhino mom and calf image taken near campLower Sabie Black Rhino mom and calf image taken near camp
Lions in Riverbed near Lower SabieLions in Riverbed near Lower Sabie
Leopard on Lubye Lubye Rocks near Lower SabieLeopard on Lubye Lubye Rocks near Lower Sabie

The camp location provides easy access to the famous 'southern circle', the most game-rich area in the Kruger Park. We have often seen the super-seven in this southern circle, sometimes in the same day!

Click here to download the May 2010 issue of the Kruger Park Times. Check page 21 for our article entitled The Southern Circle – Kruger’s Best-Kept Secret.

Cheetah family on Salitje road near Lower SabieCheetah family on Salitje road near Lower Sabie
Lower Sabie Warthog pigletsLower Sabie Warthog piglets
Cheetah on the S129 sign near Lower SabieCheetah on the S129 sign near Lower Sabie

This page has been created to allow visitors to post their special stories and pictures for others to see.

The photographs should be taken from the camp or close to the camp area, such as Sunset Dam or the surrounding roads.

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Birdwatching in the rain. 
The rain hampered game viewing on the weekend of 11th March but there is plenty more to experience. Vultures squabbling over the last scraps of a carcass …

Sunset dam never disappoints 
We are amazed at how many people rush out of Lower Sabie each morning heading in all directions but very few stop off at Sunset Dam. Maybe it's the name …

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