HLANE ROYAL NATIONAL PARK
Hlane Royal National Park, home to the largest herds of game in the Kingdom, encompasses 22,000 hectares of Swazi bushveld dominated by ancient hardwood vegetation. Home to Lion, Elephant, White Rhino, Giraffe and a whole host of other species, Hlane is also blessed with an abundant and diverse bird life, including the highest density of nesting white backed vultures in Africa. ‘Hlane’ means ‘Wilderness’ in siSwati and has two rest camps: Ndlovu and Bhubesi, which allow you to get back to nature.
MLILWANE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is Swaziland’s pioneer conservation area and a beautiful, secluded sanctuary situated in the Kingdom’s Ezulwini Valley, ‘Valley of Heavens’. Located between Mbabane and Manzini. Stay in a wide range of accommodation, Camping, Beehive Villages, Rest camp Huts, Self-catering cottages, the affordable Sondzela Backpackers and the luxurious Reilly’s Rock Hilltop Lodge, enjoy the sanctuary’s nature by foot, horse, mountain bike, self-drive or guided game drives to name just a few of its many activities.
MKHAYA GAME RESERVE
In the southeast of Swaziland, the heart of the lowveld, lies a magnificent unspoilt wilderness, haven to endangered species which roam the African bush in Swaziland’s premiere game reserve. Award-winning ‘Mkhaya’, named after the Acacia nigrescens tree found in the reserve, is home to 4 of the Big 5 including Black Rhino. Visitors can also spot the pure Swazi Nguni Breed of Cattle, Tsessebe, White Rhino, Elephant, Giraffe, Buffalo, Hippo, Crocodiles and exquisite birdlife including the elusive Narina Trogon to name just a few of the wildlife highlights.