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.

Bhubesi Camp

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.

Bhubesi Camp

6 identical 4-sleeper cottages; 2 en-suite twin rooms Bath, shower, basin and toilet. Group self-catering facility

Ndlovu Camp

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:

  • Central
  • Self Catering Units
  • Group Cottages
  • Wisteria Village
  • Camping Grounds
Self Catering Huts

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

Self Catering Family Hut (Big Hut)

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

Self Catering Group Cottages

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

Wisteria Village

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

Reasons to visit Hlane:
  • 4 of the Big 5 (Lion viewed with guides only)
  • Close wildlife encounters
  • Birding
  • Guided bush activities
  • Simplicity
  • Family Friendly

Facilities - Ndlovu Camp Only

Conference & Functions:

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.

Functions welcome

Curio Shop:

A small curio shop with merchandising, basic supplies including local airtime

Activities - Ndlovu Camp Only

Guided Walks - Game:

2 – 8 pax per guide. Not in endangered species area, includes bottled water

Game Drive:

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

Guided Walks - Birding:

2 – 8 pax per guide. 13+ years, includes bottled water. Vultures a highlight. Bird list available

Sunup Cycle (Mountain Biking):

Pre-breakfast departure. 2-hour guided ride on dirt roads and single track. Bikes and helmets available for hire. Own bikes welcome

Ehlatsini Bush trails:

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

Umphakatsi Cultural Experience:

Minimum 4 pax, Tour 1 hour

A guided visit to local Chief’s Village explores authentic Swazi Culture. Transport excluded

Any Questions?

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