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Visiting SNTC areas
Malolotja View

Opportunities include visits to the SNTC nature reserves, varying from the mountainous splendour of Malolotja Nature Reserve to the bushveld experience of Mlawula Nature Reserve.

Treetop Canopy Tours: Visitors can experience the thrill of gliding through the forest canopy within Malolotja Nature Reserve, the last mountain wilderness area in Swaziland. The canopy tour offers views of towering cliff faces and across the forest. Safety is paramount, and the system has been built to the highest civil engineering standards. Guides are trained professionals and this breath taking experience can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

Mlawula, Malolotja and Mantenga Nature Reserves all have a wide diversity of flora and fauna, as a result of their geology, topography and climate, Malolotja including highveld mountains and valleys, Mantenga a transition from highveld to middleveld, and Mlawula including lowveld and the Lubombo mountains.

A visit to Ngwenya Mine, in the southern end of Malolotja Nature Reserves can include viewing Lion Cavern, the world's oldest mine, the dramatic views of Ngwenya Iron Ore Mine, the more recent mining of iron ore, and an informative browse through the Visitor Centre.

Malolotja Nature Reserve is known for its wild flowers, including rare and unusual plants. A visit in springtime offers the opportunity to see the display of spring flowers. Mlawula's flora is similarly diverse, and of particular note are the Lebombo Ironwood forests, with the rare cycad, Encephalartos striatus.

Mlawula View
National Museum

Cultural experiences can include visits to the National Museum, which includes an Ethnography Wing and a Natural History Wing, and the King Sobuza II Memorial Park at Lobamba.

The Swazi Cultural Village at Mantenga is a living museum of old traditions and represents a classical Swazi lifestyle during the 1850's.

King Sobhuza II Memorial Park
Mantenga Cultural Village

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Visiting SNTC areas
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Conservation Information

SNTC Headquarters: Parliament Road. P O Box 100, Lobamba, Swaziland. Tel: (+268) 2416 1516, 2416 1489, 2416 1179. Fax: (+268) 2416 1875, 2416 1480. Email: info@sntc.org.sz
National Museum:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1179, 2416 1875
Fax: 2416 1875
Email: curator@sntc.org.sz
King Sobhuza II Memorial Park:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1179, 2416 1489
Fax: 2416 1875
Email: ksmp@sntc.org.sz
Malolotja Nature Reserve:
Tel/Fax: (+268) 2444 3241
Cell: 7660 6755
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz
Mantenga Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1151
2416 1178, Fax: 2416 1480
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz
Magadzavane Lodge
Mlawula Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2343 5108/9
Fax: 2343 5111
Email: magadzavane@sntc.org.sz