Chubeka Trails

Chubeka Trails is Big Game Parks’ trailing arm, departing from Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Rest Camp. Exciting combination of wildlife, culture and adventure in day & multi-day packages. Horse trails are our focus, mountain bike and hiking options available. Caters for beginners to advanced riders. Seasonal availability of overnight trails due to thunderstorms and river levels. Rider weight restriction 95 Kg, notify at time of booking. Helmets provided, compulsory

Informal Rustic fly camps

Bedrolls with bedding provided on the floor of the Cave, or in 2 – 4 man Bow Tents, shared basis

Day Rides

Designed for the less experienced or for those with time constraints. Bookings 1,5 hours in advance, larger groups 24 hours

Kiddies Pony Rides

± 15-minute walk around the Rest Camp Led by guides, Under 6 years

Hourly Rides

1 – 3 hour game viewing rides on plains 07h00 – 17h00 daily, 1–10 pax; 6+ years Pace according to group’s experience

Rock of Execution Trail

3 – 4 hour ride, light lunch, water. Short walk with incredible views from Nyonyane summit 08h00 & 14h00 daily, 2 – 8 Pax, 8+ years

Overnight Trails

Rough it a little, remember it forever!

Fully catered fly camps. Riders are encouraged to live the experience to the full by taking part in saddling up, feeding, grooming and preparing food. Steep terrain and varied pace. Small overnight bags transported

Cave Trail

1 night / 2 days, 3 hours per day. Plains, Nyonyane Mountain. Steep ascents/descents Bedrolls in Cave, pit latrine

Depart 13h30 return 11h00, 2 – 6 pax, 8+ years Year-round, 24 hours advance booking Beginners to experienced riders

Klipspringer Trail

2 nights / 3 days. Plains, Nyonyane Mountain, river crossings, highveld and rural community, Bow tent fly-camp

11h00 depart; 14h00 return, 2 – 10 pax; 8+ years April – October, 24 hours advance booking Beginners to experienced riders

Swazi Culture and Scenery Trail

4 nights / 5 days. Plains, Nyonyane Mountain, river crossings, highveld & rural community Bow tent fly-camps

11h00 depart; 14h00 return, 4 – 8 pax; 8+ years April - October, 1 week advance booking Moderate to experienced riders

What To Bring on the Trails

Swazi Culture and Scenery Trail
  • An adventurous attitude
  • Neutral coloured clothes
  • Tight fitting, comfortable, long trousers
  • Loose, light shirts, preferably with long sleeves to prevent sunburn
  • Closed shoes with a heel, (suitable for riding and walking)
  • Helmet & sun hat
  • Sun cream
  • Insect repellent
  • Personal toiletries
  • Swimming costume and towel
  • Camera (not large!)
  • Torch
  • Optional - sleeping bag, snacks, alcohol, basic medical kit, reading material (+2 night trails)

Frequently Asked Questions

Reasons to head out with Chubeka Trails:
  • Guided day & overnight rustic nature experiences
  • Immerse yourself in nature
  • Small group adventures
  • Game viewing
  • Family friendly
  • Simplicity
  • Diverse habitats
  • Rough it a little – Remember it forever!

Local Swazi Guides create happy trail memories. Knowledgeable, capable, friendly and participate in training of horses. Guides carry 2-way radios and first aid kits


35+ horses selectively bred and purchased. Live as a herd, suitable for all experience levels, Warmblood, Arab, Boerperd crosses


Fly Camps. Bedrolls with bedding provided on the floor of the Cave, or in 2 – 4 man Bow Tents, shared basis


Bush showers with hot water boiled on the fire Pit latrine


Light lunches and water carried in saddlebags where appropriate. Campfire catering a highlight. Vegetarians catered for. Limited alcohol.

Riding Equipment:

Comfort, safety and functionality are important. Liversage Enduro Saddles with saddle bags on longer trails, snaffle bits.

Any Questions?

We would be more than happy to help you. Give us a call or email us, and we will get back to you asap.

021 8135868