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About Hlane Royal National Park

Hlane Royal National Park is situated in Swaziland, owned by His Majesty King Mswati lll and managed by Big Game Parks. Hlane Royal National Park backpacking tours are highly recommended for animal and nature lovers alike. This is a yesteryear bushveld experience.

Hlane Royal National Park Budget Travel

Below is a list of Hlane Royal National Park's top activities, click on the link to view all details and tours.

Hlane Royal National Park Birding Walk, Hlane Royal National Park Lion Tour, Hlane Royal National Park Umphakatsi Experience

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Hlane Royal National Park airports include the following:
•Matsapha (Manzini) International Airport


Hlane Royal National Park Wildlife birdlife includes Ostrich, Red-billed Quelea, birds of prey including Bateleur, Martial Eagle and five Vulture species, plus large numbers of Marabou Storks.


Hlane Royal National Park reintroduced many mammal species and protecting the largest expanse of lowveld habitat in the Kingdom, supporting both wildlife and birdlife. Furthermore, Hlane Royal National Park supports and conserves ancient cultural values for the Swazi Nation.


Hlane Royal National Park malaria medication includes the following:
•Mefloquine (Lariam)
•Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)


Hlane Royal National Park plant life includes large expanses of Swazi bushveld, mostly comprised of 1000 year old hardwood vegetation, reputedly the best Acacia nigresens (Knobthorn) habitat in southern Africa and shallow pans.

Safety Tips

•Avoid traveling on the N4 or other isolated roads - these roads are known for bandits
•Roads can be bad, with livestock and potholes to look out for
•Do not attempt to touch or feed any wildlife you see
•Stay in your car during game drives and follow your guide's instructions
•Generally the area is safe to visit with little crime or issues

Travel Books

Hlane Royal National Park recommended travel books include:
•Lonely Planet South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland by Mary Fitzpatrick
•Swaziland: Enchantment of the World Series by Ettagale Blauer and Jason Laure
•Swaziland Map by ITMB Publishing
•All the King's Animals: The Return of Endangered Wildlife to Swaziland by Cristina Kessler and King of Swaziland Mswati III
•The Wildlife of Southern Africa: The Larger Illustrated Guide to the Animals and Plants of the Region by Vincent Carruthers


Hlane Royal National Park Wildlife includes White Rhino, Giraffe, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Hippo, Crocodile, Hyena, as well as large populations of zebra, Wildebeest, Impala, Kudu, Warthog and Duiker.


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