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Swazi Cultural Village

Mantenga, Swaziland
+268 2416 1151
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A peek into the life of traditional Swazi lifestyle.

A village display with huts, dancing, music and a very good explanation by a guide. Never expected... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
Excellent experience - don't miss the dance and singing

I am always wary of "cultural experiences" because I am worried it will be about trying to get you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Mantenga, Swaziland
+268 2416 1151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A village display with huts, dancing, music and a very good explanation by a guide. Never expected such a complicated social structure. Beautiful surroundings too, easily to reach. Mantenga Lodge is nearby.

Thank AnnekeBr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am always wary of "cultural experiences" because I am worried it will be about trying to get you to buy products and I feel bad because I can't buy stuff from everyone so I avoid these. This was a true cultural experience of touring...More

Thank citygirl00110024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This included a tour of the village with a member who is wiling to answer any questions. After the tour there was a presentation of singing and dancing by the men & women. It was very interesting. Afterwards they were selling cds & dvds but...More

Thank retired43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled through Swaziland on our way south from Kruger. Usually, we try to avoid commercial “local experiences”. Although this is not a live village, we think it was an excellent experience for several reasons: We arrived on a Saturday, at about 10:15 and first...More

Thank Molchi-no1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience! If visiting Swaziland you MUST visit the Cultural Village. They have a wonderful show of traditional dances and songs. The performers are so very talented... they gave me goosebumps!! There is a large traditional village with a guided tour, which is...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Informative, fun visit to understand the culture and history of Swazi people. Nice dances and emotional beautiful singing from a local group. Nice walk up to the waterfall (make sure you get thee proper directions.

Thank negroni68
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday morning, arrived around 9:00, and it was pretty empty. We only saw a couple sets of guests (not more than 10-15 people when we visited). Once the 11:15 traditional dance show started, guests poured in from out of nowhere. If...More

1  Thank mdyrdek
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Overall I am pleased we did this tour. It was the one chance to see some Swazi culture as most of the small towns are just like western ones. The dance was OK but you could tell some of them would rather be someplace else....More

Thank Michael2042
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I was a little unsure what to expect but was delighted both with the cultural show and the guided visit to the Swazi village. The dancers were amazing and the various aspects of the dance well explained. I have been to a few cultural shows...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We took the morning tour. Arriving about 1 hour before the start of the 11:15 show, we had an opportunity to have the full guided tour of the village. The guide gave us an excellent impression of the Swazi culure and living habits. The show...More

Thank Nick S
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