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Mantenga Nature Reserve and Swazi Cultural Village - Visitor Information

Mantenga is an easily accessible nature reserve including middleveld woodland and highveld mountains, set along the Usushwana River. The camp is set in woodland, offering cultural heritage education and experience with Mantenga Falls being a highlight. It is ideal for groups, families, the outdoor adventure market, and nature lovers. It offers gread birding, and is easily accessed from the tourist hub of Ezulwini Valley.

Swazi Cultural Village

We offer guided tours of the cultural village, a living museum of old traditions, representing a classical Swazi lifestyle during the 1850's.

Cultural Village
Cultural Village

Traditional Dancing

Mantenga Cultural Village is the only tourist facility in Swaziland with its own fully-fledged permanent troupe. There are two performances each day, at 11:30 and at 15:15. The group can also be booked for private and additional performances.

Traditional Dancing
Traditional Dancing

Other activities available at Mantenga include hiking trails (including Sheba's Breasts/Lugogo Mountain), birding (self-guided) and picnicking - we offer a shady picnic site adjacent to the river below the falls..

Mantenga Falls
Mantenga Falls

The River Cafe

The River Cafe offers an excellent view of our natural environment as you enjoy our sumptuous meals. We also cater for small and large functions. The restaurant seats 45 comfortably, or a total of 100 including the terrace. Lunch and dinner are available a la carte, or buffet for groups. A breakfast buffet is available as well as cooked breakfast a la carte. Children's meals are at half price (ages 5-11). Traditional food is also offered at the Cultural Village restaurant

The River Cafe
The River Cafe

Accommodation


Chalets
Chalets

Accommodation at Mantenga consists of 26 chalets, en-suite, 4 with shower and bath, 22 with showers. The chalets are fully equipped and have electricity.

Chalet interior
Chalet interior


RESERVATIONS
Tel: (+268) 2416 1101
Fax: (+268) 2416 1480
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz

GPS Coordinates:
26.444 S,31.174 E

Directions to Mantenga



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