Welcome to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary


The reserve supports a large diversity of fauna (mostly large herbivores and birds) and flora, and has no dangerous wildlife to worry about (except crocs and hippos). The best wildlife and birdwatching areas are the water hole at the main camp and the main dam to the north. The enclosed area near Reilly's Rock shelters some rare species of antelope and is accessible only on a guided drive.


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$589.99 Outdoor Activities

Swaziland Culture and Hlane National Park - 2 Days

On this tour, you'll have an amazing opportunity to have a peak into the lifestyle and culture of the Swazi people. Not only will you get to see a part of their day to day life, you'll also get to view and appreciate one of Swaziland's hidden gems, Hlane Royal National Park. The Park's is well known for its large concentration of White Rhinos, thanks to the success of Swaziland's anti-poaching efforts. In addition to the Rhinos, which are an endangered species, the park's key species include elephants, giraffes, lions, and hundreds of different species of birds. Itinerary: Day 1:  This morning you can expect our guide to pick you up between 5am and 5:30am from your accommodation in Maputo. On the way to the border between Mozambique and Swaziland, the guide will give you a light breakfast to enjoy and will also assist you at the border. If we are lucky, and of course weather permitting, there is an opportunity to view an epic sunset over the Lebombo Mountains on our way to the Park. This morning we will will arrive at the Cultural Village between 9:30am and 10am. Our time at the Cultural Village will give us the opportunity to experience and be a part of a typical Swazi homestead. Just before lunch, we will make a stop at a beautiful waterfall not too far from the village. Once we have finished lunch we will enter the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Here we will be introduced to Beehive Huts. Once we are well acquainted with the Beehive Huts, we will stop for dinner.  Day 2: This morning will be another early one! We will enjoy a light breakfast nice and early and then head off towards Hlane National Park - one of Swaziland's wonderful treasures.  This morning you'll have a chance to observe the animals in the early morning, roaming freely, in their natural habitat. One we have finished our early morning drive and animal spotting, we will enjoy a rest and stop for lunch.  Next, we will make our way towards to exit of the Park and head back to Maputo, around 3pm. Our estimated time of arrival in Maputo is around 6pm, our guide will drop you back off at your accommodation. End of tour.

$589.99 Cultural & Theme Tours

Swaziland Culture and Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary - 2 Days

Today you'll have an amazing opportunity to have a peak into the lifestyle and culture of the Swazi people. Not only will you get to see a part of their day to day life, you'll also have the opportunity to visit the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary offers us the chance to quietly observe animals such as zebras, Roan antelope, Blesbok antelope, plenty of bird species, and more. This Sanctuary is a shining example of conservation. Swaziland is on the last true monarchies of Africa with so much beauty, history, and culture to offer. Itinerary: Day 1:  This morning you can expect our guide to pick you up between 5am and 5:30am from your accommodation in Maputo. On the way to the border between Mozambique and Swaziland, the guide will give you a light breakfast to enjoy and will also assist you at the border. If we are lucky, and of course weather permitting, there is an opportunity to view an epic sunset over the Lebombo Mountains on our way to the Park. This morning we will will arrive at the Cultural Village between 9:30am and 10am. Our time at the Cultural Village will give us the opportunity to experience and be a part of a typical Swazi homestead. Just before lunch, we will make a stop at a beautiful waterfall not too far from the village. Once we have finished lunch we will enter the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Here we will be introduced to Beehive Huts. Once we are well acquainted with the Beehive Huts, we will stop for dinner at the Park. Day 2: Good Morning! This morning we will enjoy a great breakfast and then start on a walk in Mlilwane. Our walk will consist of approximately two hours of some of the most impressive sights and landscapes there is. We will have a chance to see animals such as zebras, bless bock, wildebeest, and more, up close. We will then stop for lunch before beginning our drive back to Maputo around 3pm. We expect to arrive back in Maputo at approximately 6pm, where you'll be dropped back off at your accommodation.  End of tour.

$949.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Swaziland Culture - Mlilwane - Hlane National Park - 3 Days

Over three days, you'll have an amazing opportunity to have a peak into the lifestyle and culture of the Swazi people. Not only will you get to see a part of their day to day life, you'll also have the opportunity to visit the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary offers us the chance to quietly observe animals such as zebras, Roan antelope, Blesbok antelope, plenty of bird species, and more. Your tour will also give you a chance to view and appreciate one of Swaziland's hidden gems, Hlane National Park. The Park's is well known for its large concentration of White Rhinos,  thanks to the success of Swaziland's anti-poaching efforts. In addition to the Rhinos, which are an endangered species, the park's key species include elephants, giraffes, lions, and hundreds of different species of birds. Itinerary: Day 1: This morning you can expect our guide to pick you up between 5am and 5:30am from your accommodation in Maputo. On the way to the border the guide will give you a light breakfast and will also assist you at the border. We will make our way towards Ezulwini valley to the cultural village of Mantenga. Here we will experience a local dance, soak in some of their rhythm, and keep it going throughout the tour! At the village, we will visit a candle factory and their craft center. After lunch, we start towards the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Here, we will spend the night in the traditional beehive bungalows here. There is a wonderful restaurant onsite where we will have dinner this evening. Day 2: This morning we will enjoy a great breakfast and then start on a walk in Mlilwane. Our walk will consist of approximately two hours of some of the most impressive sights and landscapes there is. We have a chance to see animals such as zebras, bless bock, wildebeest, and more.Today we'll also visit a special nesting area for bee-eaters followed by a short walk in hopes of finding a small and rare antelope species. Then, we break for lunch and continue our tour heading towards Hlane Park. Feel free to freshen up in a Swazi bungalow before we head for dinner. Day 3: Another early wake up! Our morning will begin with an early game drive. You will return just in time for breakfast. After, we will walk around the camp and soak in the diversity of birds and also scope out the watering hole nearby. This watering hole is quite popular and is a great spot to view the animals. After lunch, we will make our way towards the Park gates and begin our journey back to Maputo. We arrive in Maputo around 6:30pm, where our guide will drop you back of at your accommodation.End of tour.

$1607 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7 Days Kruger & Swaziland Safari

ItineraryDay 1: JohannesburgWelcome to Johannesburg, also known as Egoli, or The City of Gold, referring to the gold mining history of this fast-paced city. Book a day or two pre-tour to give you enough time to explore to the fullest.Day 2: Johannesburg to Nkambeni LodgeToday you leave behind the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and depart on the first leg of your journey. We head north to Mpumalanga our lodge is situated just outside the borders of the Kruger National Park and features a restaurant, outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Sit back and indulge in the beauty of nature that surrounds you. B & DDay 3: Nkambeni Lodge to Kruger National ParkToday you travel to the famous Kruger National Park, now part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park which forms with parks in Mozambique and Zimbabwe a natural sanctuary for a vast variety of animals. B & DDay 4: Kruger National Park to Swaziland (Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary)Another day and another country, this time entering Swaziland, a tiny country, landlocked within South Africa. After a final game drive in Kruger, we continue to Swaziland for two nights at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. B & DDay 5: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Known as Swaziland's pioneer conservation area that covers 4,560 hectares, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary gives you the opportunity to experience some of Africa's wildlife while on either the back of a horse, bicycle or on foot. B & DDay 6: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to JohannesburgWe return to Johannesburg for our last night of the tour. Tonight, you will have the opportunity to have dinner in one of the many excellent restaurants the city offers. BDay 7: Johannesburg Our last goodbye, a healthy breakfast, and the end of another incredible tour.  B  

$3065 Multi-day & Extended Tours

12 Days Victoria Falls & Kruger

Itinerary Day 1: Victoria FallsTonight, the adventure begins but feel free to explore your surroundings before your welcome meeting. Your time in the small town of Victoria Falls can be filled with a variety of activities.Day 2: Victoria Falls to Gwango (Hwange area)Today we continue to Gwango Heritage Resort which is situated just outside Hwange National Park, named after a local chief.  B & DDay 3: Gwango (Hwange area) to Bulawayo We head south towards Matobo National Park, which is at the Matobo or Matopos Hills, a scenic area of granite kopjes and wooded valleys. B & DDay 4: Bulawayo (Matobo National Park)Enjoy a day full day game drive in the Matobo National Park. . B, L & DDay 5: Bulawayo to Musina We cross the Zimbabwe / South Africa Border and overnight at the Bolayi Game Lodge. B & DDay 6: Musina to JohannesburgToday you travel to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city, also known as Egoli, or The City of Gold, referring to the gold mining history of this fast-paced city. B Day 7: Johannesburg to Nkambeni LodgeToday you leave behind the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and depart on the first leg of your journey. B & DDay 8: Nkambeni Lodge to Kruger National ParkToday you travel to the famous Kruger National Park, now part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park which forms with parks in Mozambique and Zimbabwe a natural sanctuary for a vast variety of animals. B & DDay 9: Kruger National Park to Swaziland (Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary)Another day and another country, this time entering Swaziland, a tiny country, landlocked within South Africa. After a final game drive in Kruger, we continue to Swaziland for two nights at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. B & DDay 10: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Known as Swaziland's pioneer conservation area that covers 4,560 hectares, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary gives you the opportunity to experience some of Africa's wildlife while on either the back of a horse, bicycle or on foot. B & DDay 11: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to JohannesburgWe return to Johannesburg for our last night of the tour. Tonight, you will have the opportunity to have dinner in one of the many excellent restaurants the city offers. BDay 12: Johannesburg Our last goodbye, a healthy breakfast, and the end of another incredible tour.  B  

$2166.65 18-to-Thirtysomethings

South Africa & Swazi Quest

The unvarnished grandeur of South Africa is on display in this comprehensive exploration of one of the continent’s most diverse and fascinating destinations. Africa’s incredible culture and wildlife is at a premium on this tour—from the coastal shores of Tsitsikamma to extensive wildlife safari drives in Addo Elephant National Park and the famed Kruger. You’ll also have the chance to visit a traditional Swazi village, explore modern Cape Town, and follow the glorious Garden Route. Add in knowledgeable CEOs and some of the best camp meals you’ve ever tasted and you’ve got a recipe for adventure par excellence.

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