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About Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Swaziland. Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary backpacking tours are ideal for outdoor fans and nature-lovers.

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Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary airports include the following:
•Matsapha (Manzini) International Airport


Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary birdlife features a heronry at the Rest Camp, along with Purple-Crested Turaco, 3 Robin-chats, 7 Kingfisher Species, 3 Bee-eater species (including nesting colonies), 4 sunbirds, numerous pipits, African Fish Eagle and Swee Waxbill.


Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary has a fascinating history as it is Swaziland's pioneer conservation area. While protecting flora and fauna, along with watershed areas, Mlilwane plays an important role in Environmental Education for local Swazis (13 000 school children visit annually). Mlilwane also offers relaxed game viewing with exceptionally tolerant plains game to visitors from across the globe.


Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is traditionally outside the marlaria zone, but visitors often travel through malaria prevalent areas to get there. Malaria medication includes the following: • Mefloquine (Lariam) • Doxycycline • Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)


Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary plant life varies from open grassland to sub-tropical mountain and riverine forests. Mlilwane has a continual alien-eradication programme. Wild flowers during spring and summer are a feature.

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

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary 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


Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary wildlife includes Elephant, Lion, Cheetah, Rhino, Leopard, Crocodile, Hippo, Kudu, Eland, Duiker and many species.


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