Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siteki

#7 of 7 in Wildlife in Eswatini (Swaziland)
Visit Mlawula Nature Reserve and see birds, crocodiles, zebras, hippos and many other animals while hiking or riding your bike. You can observe pythons at the pristine clear python pool, then head to the hyena pool to see hippos and hyenas refreshing by the water. The reserve offers plenty of picnic facilities, accommodations in the form of authentic straw huts, and fully equipped camping areas. Highlights include Khabane Cave, which offers a rewarding vista of the reserve, and Mahlabashane Gorge--a place to spot leopards, black-backed jackals, and hyenas, while also admiring the beauty of the endemic ironwood forest. Discover how to plan a Siteki trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • The reserve is best known for Magadzavane Lodge just outside Siteki. These chalets are really lovely, most not self catering. However very willing management and kitchen staff. Great views, prices ver...  more »
  • We were attracted by the nice map on the Reserve website showing many hiking trails. Spent three days in the reserve. Much to our disappointment, the trails are not maintained at all. We are frequent ...  more »
  • Quiet place with beautiful landscape. Animals are still wild, hence not excellent spottings. Great activities such as walking trails and game drives.
  • Great views from the room and dining area
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