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Swazi Cultural Village

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Address: Mantenga, Swaziland
Phone Number:
+268 2416 1151

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Wonderful experience

The amazing choral singing was incredible, what a wonderful presentation. Even though touristy it was well worth the visit just for that. Close your eyes and be transported. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deirdre R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The amazing choral singing was incredible, what a wonderful presentation. Even though touristy it was well worth the visit just for that. Close your eyes and be transported. The people were lovely!

Thank Deirdre R
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A day well spend at the village, singing and traditional dance lasted for about and hour and have a change to lean tradional dance. A walk to the waterfall was amazing.

Thank busisiwek2016
Maputo, Mozambique
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have time, learn a bit Swazi Cultural, very friendly people! Great to see the waterfall. Great time!

Thank ILM1
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This was a stop on our guided tour with Gate 1, and I am so glad they included it. We didn't have time to see the village, but the singing and dancing were wonderful. They choose people from the audience to dance with them, and I thought, "oh, no, tacky tourist ploy...don't pick me!". They didn't, but chose the two... More 

Thank genenurse
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived in the village about 11am and straight watching the dance/singing performance which is really energetic and nice. These people really have amazing voice. After that performance, Paul the guide took us for a walk in the village and told us the history and the culture of the village residents, really interesting. After that we went to the restaurant... More 

1 Thank tropicsbabe
Tromso, Norway
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326 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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 

1 Thank David K
Oosterhout (NL)
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

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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Reviewed 18 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
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

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