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Swazi Cultural Village

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Address: Mantenga, Swaziland
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+268 2416 1151

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The village was quite interesting. Visiting the place is totally worth the money. The village offers a guided tour as well as cultural dance. Optional walk to the waterfalls is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tromso, Norway
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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The village was quite interesting. Visiting the place is totally worth the money. The village offers a guided tour as well as cultural dance. Optional walk to the waterfalls is possible.

Thank Lance_Kerwin
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited, not really knowing what to expect, and overall found it to be worth the stop to learn a little more about the Swazi culture and history. For everything we did, we were probably there less than three hours. When we arrived (after paying at the gate on the way in) we were greeted by a young man who... More 

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Oosterhout (NL)
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have the chance to visit Swazi Cultural village it is really worth the while and the money. You start with a guided tour through a genuine (build) Swazi village where a guide in an original outfit takes you through everyday life of Swazi men, boys, girls and women. It is great to hear about their authentic lifes and... More 

Thank Arjo R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Swazi Cultural Village was one of the most interesting place I have ever visit. I traveled to more than 50 countries, but this location is unique. Heritage village, local in traditional dress, great show (dance, music and and ). You will not see like this not even in Africa.

Thank Keighobad E
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Despite torrential rain, the village put on a great show of native dancing. The costumes were authentic, the dancers seemed to be having a great time, and the photo opportunities were perfect. There is a beautiful waterfall on the grounds of the reserve which can visit as well.

Thank dmittleman
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Touring a historical Swazi Village after walking down to the waterfall and viewing Execution Rock was a treat. We watched the dancers perform dances for both male and female along with singing. At the end, some of the dances pulled women from the audiance to learn the dance. Afterwards we toured the village learning about the culture, the various huts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent value for money . Includes view of falls,cultural village, and cultural dances.close to Manzini.

1 Thank rwilliamson5
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to visit. The traditional dance and their singing is so good you feel like watching them for the whole day. The tour is more interesting too. Friendly people. The walk to the waterfalls need you to be nicely fit with comfortable shoes. Entrance is R400 per car

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visited with my two sons aged 12 and 15, neither wanted to go and both had a great time and really enjoyed, entrance is very cheap at R100 per person and R50 for kids. We were shown around by a lovely chap called Trevor who was very knowledgeable and interesting, we then went to see the waterfall near by. The... More 

Thank ceri f
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you are looking for truly African experience, you should not miss Swazi Cultural Village. When we entered the village, we are expecting some of kind of a museum-setting. We are pleasantly to find out that real people actually live in the village. A wonderful local young man guided us through the village and told us about the incredible traditions... More 

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