Nsoko, halfway between Big Bend and the border post of Lavumisa, lies in the heart of sugar-cane country, with the Lubombo Mountains as a backdrop. This line of rugged volcanic hills rises abruptly from the lowveld to about 600m and forms a scenic natural barrier between Swaziland and Mozambique.
Mbuluzi Game Reserve
The small and privately owned Mbuluzi Game Reserve boasts a range of animals, including giraffes, zebras, warthogs, antelope species and wildebeest. Twitchers are sure to get a buzz: more than 300 bird species have been recorded here, including some rare and uncommon species. The reserve is split into two sections, divided by the public road.
Mkhaya Game Reserve
The crowning glory of Swaziland's parks, the top-notch and stunning Mkhaya Game Reserve is famous for its black and white rhino population (it boasts that you’re more likely to meet rhinos here than anywhere else in Africa and, judging from our experience, this is true).