Hlane Royal National Park
Hlane spreads across the lowveld, encompassing riverine forest, savanna and thickets and points of interest including Hunters Rock and Mahlindza Dam & Hide. Apart from self-drive, all activities are guided. All activities depart from Reception, have safety requirements and are weather- dependent. Booking at least 1 hour prior to departure (24 hours for overnight trails), Indemnities required. Hlane Map sold in the Curio Shop.
Simple, clean and comfortable accommodation with electricity. Bedding, towels are provided
14km from Ndlovu Camp, 6 stone cottages sit alongside each other with a slightly elevated view along the Mbuluzi River, with a large group self-catering facility within walking distance. Bhubesi Camp is outside the Endangered Species Area with highlights being serenity, birds, lizards and bushbuck.
6 identical 4-sleeper cottages; 2 en-suite twin rooms Bath, shower, basin and toilet. Group self-catering facility
Simple, clean and comfortable accommodation, no electricity. Bedding, towels are provided
Ndlovu Camp is ±1 km off the Simunye Road, close to Hlane’s Main Gate. Set beneath ancient hardwood trees, this historically significant location overlooks a busy waterhole frequented by hippo, elephant, white rhino, waterbuck and many more. Ndlovu Camp has five distinct areas:
- Self Catering Units
- Group Cottages
- Wisteria Village
- Camping Grounds
2 Double Huts (Nyala & Liphiva)
Single room with double bed
Kitchenette with gas fridge and stove, outside table and chairs and private braai area. En-suite shower, basin, toilet, gas geyser
1 Double room, 1 Twin room and Loft with 4 single beds
Lounge/Dining area, Kitchen with gas fridge & stove, outside picnic bench. En-suite bath, basin, toilet, gas geyser
2 identical 8-sleeper Cottages; 2 double and 2 twin rooms
Large lounge and kitchen with gas stove and fridge. Outside table and chairs, private braai area, En-suite bath, basin, toilet, gas geyser and outdoor shower
24 Twin Rondavels
Single room without coffee station or fridge; Outside chairs
En-suite shower, basin, toilet, gas geyser
Perfect group accommodation
Informal Camping site with a number of braai stands. No electricity or water points. Nearby Campers Kitchen and washing area. Large ablution, hot water (donkey boiler)
Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 of the Big 5 (Lion viewed with guides only)
- Close wildlife encounters
- Guided bush activities
- Family Friendly
Facilities - Ndlovu Camp Only
Large summerhouses available for group meetings & functions, no electricity
100-seater semi-open restaurant with limited Bar.
Large open deck, overlooking busy waterhole with hippo and crocodiles, elephant and rhino.
Buffet dinners, a la carte menus, 3 meals/day.
A small curio shop with merchandising, basic supplies including local airtime
Activities - Ndlovu Camp Only
2 – 8 pax per guide. Not in endangered species area, includes bottled water
Minimum 2 pax; 6+ years
Sunset/Sunrise Drive – 2,5 hours, drinks
Midday Drive – 2,5 hours Bottled water
Rhino Drive – 1,5 hours, includes short walk, outside lion area. Bottled water. 13+ years
2 – 8 pax per guide. 13+ years, includes bottled water. Vultures a highlight. Bird list available
Pre-breakfast departure. 2-hour guided ride on dirt roads and single track. Bikes and helmets available for hire. Own bikes welcome
4 – 10 pax, 1-Night & 2-night walking safaris to fly camp.
Sleep out in Gazebo’s and bedrolls. Pit latrine, donkey boiler shower. Fully catered and supported
Minimum 4 pax, Tour 1 hour
A guided visit to local Chief’s Village explores authentic Swazi Culture. Transport excluded