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Mantenga Nature Reserve

#6 of 38 things to do in Swaziland Features Animals
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Centered round the Swazi Cultural Village

The Mantenga Nature Reserve is centered around the Swazi Cultural Village. The village shows... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kigali, Rwanda
One of my favorite experiences in Swaziland

You pay 100R per person to enter the Reserve and that's it: you can access the waterfall, do a... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Bruno I
Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mantenga Nature Reserve is centered around the Swazi Cultural Village. The village shows traditional Swazi huts and a guide explains the way of life and customs of the Swazi people. We couldn't stay for the dance (had to wait more than an hour for...More

Thank Ilse020
Reviewed 23 April 2017

You pay 100R per person to enter the Reserve and that's it: you can access the waterfall, do a guided visit to the traditional village and enjoy the absolutely amazing typical dancing and singing show that happens daily, twice a day. Of course, tips are...More

1  Thank Bruno I
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived and I wasn't sure...but by the time we left I loved it. The only problem was no fridge!! And in the climate that is not good!! We met Natasha, the guest relation manager, and she was delightful..and extremely helpful, giving us an itinerary...More

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I enjoyed as I got a picture of the swazi culture and customs and all the history that comes with it. Trevor was the best he brings the village to life and makes it enjoyable. the male dancers where good could see that they love...More

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 10 March 2016

One of the few places you can enjoy traditional Swazi culture and living. Don't forget to walk to the waterfall.

Thank AnuradhaUdu
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This Swazi cultural village provided an insight into the customs and history of the Swazi people. The visit includes traditional dance demonstration (with the option to join in at the end) and a tour around the model village.

Thank Dant6817
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Was interesting to see and learn about the Swazi culture through the Cultural Village. guided tour of the history and symbolism of the cultural village. The performance and singing / dance was very good. The youngsters are very talented.

Thank Linda294Dorasamy
Reviewed 17 September 2015

It's not that often that you have opportunity to discover the beauties of a country in a single space. Mantenga Nature allow you to interact with the culture on beautiful background

Thank Francisco J
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I enjoyed cycling to the falls. This was my highlight! The cultural tour was informative but the huts are in need of repair. And despite the guide saying that the construction was 100% from natural materials ( and specifically that "no wires were used in...More

Thank lebop2014
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We were taken here by friends so we could learn about the Swazi culture and I found it so informative! The dancing were really good and I loved the interaction with the crowd to let them dance with. I also like the info as we...More

Thank Liesl W
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