Hlane Royal National Park, home to the largest herds of game in the Kingdom, encompasses 22,000 hectares of Swazi bushveld dominated by ancient hardwood vegetation. Home to Lion, Elephant, White Rhino, Giraffe and a whole host of other species, Hlane is also blessed with an abundant and diverse bird life, including the highest density of nesting white backed vultures in Africa.
'Hlane' means 'Wilderness' in siSwati and has two rest camps: Ndlovu and Bhubesi, which allow you to get back to nature.
Camping at Ndlovu
Ndlovu Camp offers a great-value and spacious camping ground with ample grass and tree coverage. The Campsite is within easy reach of Ndlovu's semi-open-air restaurant overlooking a waterhole frequented by White Rhino and Elephant, Hlane's Activities Center and a Braai/BBQ area. A communal kitchen, laundry area and ablution block with hot running water is available.
Relax in a tranquil environment and admire the odd visit from an inquisitive impala, warthog or nyala walking between the facilities. Or if you're feeling more adventurous, book a guided mountain bike trail, bird walk or game drive and explore the greater Hlane area.
Wisteria Village encapsulates 14 twin en-suite Huts (Rondavels) close to a wonderful open air restaurant overlooking a waterhole frequented by game such as elephants and white rhino. Bedding & towels are provided.
Wisteria Village within Ndlovu Camp is found immediately inside Hlane Royal National Park's main gate, easily accessible via the well-maintained tar Simunye road. The 14 comfortable twin en-suite Huts which make up Wisteria Village within Ndlovu Camp are located close to a large open-air restaurant which serves a wide variety of delicious meals. The restaurant also overlooks a waterhole which attracts a wide variety of game including white rhino, elephant and giraffe to name a few; offering guests the chance of intimate game encounters and fantastic photographic opportunities.
Self-Catering Double Cottage
Ndlovu Camp offers two self-catering (gas) double cottages (1 double bed in each) close to a waterhole frequented by game such as elephants and white rhino. Bedding & towels are provided. The double cottages within Ndlovu Camp are located close to a large open-air restaurant which serves a wide variety of delicious meals. The restaurant also overlooks a waterhole which attracts a wide variety of game including white rhino, elephant and giraffe to name a few; offering guests the chance of intimate game encounters and fantastic photographic opportunities.
Self-Catering Group Cottage
Ndlovu Camp offers two self-catering (gas) group cottages (two twin rooms and two double rooms) close to a waterhole frequented by white rhino and elephant. Bedding & towels provided. As the sun sets at Ndlovu, the camp and its rooms are romantically lit only by candle light and lanterns. Offering truly excellent value book today for an unforgettable stay.
Self-Catering Family Cottage 'Big Hut
Ndlovu Camp offers one self-catering family cottage (two double rooms and four singles) known as 'The Big Hut'. Bedding and towels are provided. Ndlovu Camp is protected from large game by a three-strand electric cordon, which while not preventing smaller game movement, does keep the larger animals at bay. Guests can relax and enjoy the view from the comfort of the rest camp, self-drive through big game areas or choose from a wide range of activities including a guided mountain biking or birding trail, a visit to the neighbouring Chief's village to experience authentic Swazi Culture and open Land Rover Lion, Rhino and Sunrise/Midday/Sunset Game Drives to explore the greater park area and its many residents.