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Malolotja Nature Reserve

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20km north of Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)
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We camped overnight and did the waterval hike. The campsite is perfect: hot water, clean bathrooms... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Sean D
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The views were spectacular and it would be worth spending more time in there to experience more... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Travis B
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With 26 waterfalls, hills and pristine forests, the reserve offers top scenery and opportunity to see numerous animals and rare birds.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“one night” (6 reviews)
“canopy tour” (14 reviews)
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20km north of Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)
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"nature reserve"
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"one night"
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"reception area"
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"great fun"
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"an amazing experience"
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"lovely view"
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"game drives"
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"south africa"
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"hiking trails"
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"zip lining"
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"hot water"
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"an evening meal"
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"hour hike"
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"suspension bridge"
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We camped overnight and did the waterval hike. The campsite is perfect: hot water, clean bathrooms, impeccable campsites. Road noise is a bit obvious though. The hike is not well marked, make sure you know which foot path to take

Thank Sean D
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The views were spectacular and it would be worth spending more time in there to experience more than just the zip lining! The team was super nice and so excited as we zipped from ledge to ledge. Would love to get back and do it...More

Thank Travis B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great spot for hiking, Malolotja is known for its scienery, dont expect to see lots of animals. Its more for the person who wants to hike and do some canopy tree trips.

Thank Shikwaru-Adventures
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We liked our hike in the park very much. The place was almost completely empty and you could enjoy nature all on your own. We decided to take the 3 hour (took us 2 1/2 with a stop at the bottom) hike to the 2...More

Thank Immerenga
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Did the Malolotja canopy in December 2017. What an amazing experience and incredible tour guides. Great as part of an excursion during a trip to Swaziland or as a team-building exercise for groups. COmes with a delicious sandwich in drink to enjoy after zipping through...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

A gem of a park. We did the canopy tour and although we did not book it only took them 15 minutes to get organised and take us, what a nice experience and something worth doing. Great guides, Peter and Thulane were great fun and...More

Thank Afriventure
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is increasingly becoming my favorite place in Swaziland. I had been here few years ago, but as a group thus we were booked in another part. So, when our friend had an occasion and we couldn't secure a reasonable accommodation, Malolotja it was. It...More

Thank Khayem150
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

An amazing hidden gem of nature in the North of Swaziland. Animals ranging from zebra to warthogs to various species of frogs. Great for the ones who love a good hike and also ideal for a camping at their HQ campsite for a few nights....More

Thank AndreasPavlou99
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

They have good equipment, optimised procedure and professional guides which make us feel safe. Make sure don't wear slippers and take care of your camera or mobile. You'll never get it back if you drop it.

Thank Hsu-Wei-Chun
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the reserve on a sunny winter afternoon. We had booked a canopy tour for an adult and 3 children and were not disappointed. On entering the park, you park your car at the reception area where you can grab a quick snack &/or...More

Thank Trunkix4
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Booking essential. Tel +268 2444 3048 Cell: +268 7660 6755 or +268 7697 5704
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