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. This town also has a history of gold mining and played an important part in the development of the Lowveld 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.The town was established in 1959 when the post office was built.
Hazyview is said to have the world’s best climate for bananas so you will see a lot banana plantations as you drive through the area.
There are a variety of restaurants, malls cultural experiences and a variety of other activities for tourists. There is the Shangana Cultural Village to visit, you can also take an elephant back safari ride or visit the Panaorama Route with magnificent views and waterfalls.
Standing at the top of the Escarpment on a clear day it feels like you can see forever
For the more adventrous there are activities like horse riding, hot air ballooning, river rafting and hiking. Hazyview is a really great getaway spot and another advantage is the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport nearby for those who wish to fly in.
Hiking trails through the beautiful forests with cool, rushing streams and picturesque waterfalls are truly a delight.
Hazyview offers sporting facilities such as golf, tennis, bowls, and the area is well known for its trout fishing.