Sabie is a forestry town situated on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Once the Sabie River was teeming with crocodiles and the local Shangaan people dubbed it uluSaba (fearful river). The town was started after HT Glynn and JC Ingle found gold here and formed the Glynns-Lydenburg Gold Mining Company.
Sabie is located 360 kilometres east of Johannesburg and is 64 kilometres west of the popular Kruger National Park. It is known for its breathtaking scenery and beautiful waterfalls, and is a popular tourist destination.Its main industry is forestry. The plantations surrounding Sabie form one of the World's largest man-made forests.It is situated approximately 1,000 metres above sea level and is in the summer rainfall area.