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Address: Jeppe's Reef - Border Post, Jeppe's Reef, South Africa
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Great Music and Dancing

We had lunch at the cultural village and toured the huts of the village. This was ok, but the real highlight is the singing and dancing of the Swazis. Now this was what made the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lancaster, Virginia
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Lancaster, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at the cultural village and toured the huts of the village. This was ok, but the real highlight is the singing and dancing of the Swazis. Now this was what made the visit well worth it. You gather under a large (Acacia?) tree and participate while about 50 male and female Swazi dancers sing and dance dressed... More 

Thank Ernjack1972
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea what to expect. Certainly not the world class choir and dancers that we were privileged to hear - all in the bush and with amazing acoustics. Serious goosebumps when they sang. You MUST stop before going on in to Swaziland. This was as soul full as it gets. The tour is fun / but not the... More 

Thank amigolucy
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

M'y best recommandation if you are in the south KNP area. Super spectacle and nice lunch buffet. If you like music ethnic song, this is a must visite.

Thank M O
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We started our visit at the Cultural Village with a buffet luncheon which I enjoyed as it was representaive of the Swazi food. We then headed to the show where we sat on stools and watched a large group of Swazi dance and sing for us. The performers were all smiles and looked as if they were having such a... More 

Thank tlynn63
Durban, South Africa
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

i have travelled this area lots of time never went there . i am now sold on the place great cultural show lovely singing and dancing . Food was really nice and reasonable price . what a nice way to cross borders

Thank mashesha
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly enjoyable. The village is constructed to replicate a Swazi Village. The most enjoyable part of the visit was the performance of the singers and dancers. Their costumes were very colorful and their singing and dancing was very enjoyable

Thank Heb2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel we stayed in recommended this to us, but charged quite a lot, so we decided to do it ourselves. It was not difficult to find (right on the border to Swaziland) and they were very flexible. We got there at 11.30 and there were no other visitors. They gave us a tour of the village and performed dances... More 

Thank Philip D
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

It might not be authentic but it gives you a peak into swazi life. Who wants people peeping at them anyway. Their dance and singing was just beautiful. I thoroughly loved this experience. I cannot believe there aren't more reviews. The buffet food was pretty good too.

Thank Toya K
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We weren't sure at first about the idea of this cultural village visit but we were pleasantly surprised at how much we enjoyed the visit. We were first given a tour of a typical Swazi homestead. This proved very valuable as we later drove past many Swazi homes because we now knew why the homes were set up with larger... More 

Thank Dianewaling
Mackay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Crossing from Swaziland into South Africa is a gem of a restaurant, Matsamo Cultural Village. We had a buffet lunch of average food but what made this place so special was the cultural show of dancing and singing, it was spectacular.

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