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Hlane Royal National Park

#2 of 38 things to do in Swaziland Features Animals
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Full-Day Hlane Royal National Park Safari from Manzini
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was such a great trip, didn't expect much but we saw the 03 big ones, the lions, the elephants and the rhinos. Very natural safari, rough roads, foot prints of crocs, rhinos could be identified by the ranger/guide.. Maxwell. We were thrilled to see 03...More

Thank Sparkie09
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although Hlane should be more specific about the layout of the park (Lions being separate from the rest of the animals), we had a lovely time. Bhubezi camp (it is important to know that this camp is outside the big game area - with antelope...More

Thank 79saffatraveller
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We expected a lot more from Hlane as it was advertised as the premium big game park in Swaziland. The park is devised into camps (unlike any park in any of the neighboring countries). The lions and elephant are kept in a camp that you...More

Thank Fkafrica
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Hlane wouldn't be my priority when visiting Swaziland but I really don't regret my stay. I camped for one night at Ndlovu Camp and ate at the restaurant (very good with great prices by the way!). Campsites were very clean, especially the toilets and shower,...More

1  Thank Bruno I
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Check-in: Nightmare. We were told to go to lunch, not check in. She did not say that something was wrong with the room or it wasn't ready. She just sent us to lunch, packing our luggage. She didn't even ask if she could hold it...More

3  Thank AuntieAnne22
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This park is one of the most complete in Swaziland. Here you can see big 5 and the probability is bigger than in other parts because it is separated in small parks. You can make your own safari through the park or you can go...More

2  Thank msgoliveira
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Accommodation in individual round lodges with all mod cons apart from electricity. Staff came to light oil lamps for you and beds all equipped with mosquitoe nets in good condition. Game drives in good quality 8 seater jeeps (very comfy) and on evening drive we...More

Thank FoweyJohn
Reviewed 29 January 2017

At Hlane we could see finally well and from clos a group of lions, we were pleased . It was during a sunset trip.

Thank KigaliErik
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Conservation is what this park is all about!!! Very neat! Animals are tame because the rangers are protecting these animals 24/7!! never had an incident with poaching as i understand from the rangers!

Thank KoosVanTonder
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was a bit torn when visiting this park. It is divided up into smaller sections so many of the more endangered animals are not actually "free." But the enclosures are very large so it is not all that noticeable. Because the park is divided...More

Thank dmittleman
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Hi there, Please inform me if we can camp in your National Park and is it safe, i.e. is the camp fenced off from the rest of the park? Kind regards Rosemary
1 May 2015|
Response from Hashingbaby |
yes you can, and it is fenced off.