Country Information

Swaziland - A wonderfully entertaining experience!

Getting Here

Travel Info GPS: 26 30’ 11.50” S 31 12’ 37.42” E

*Willows Lodge has a private 350m grass runway. Please contact the owner before arriving by air.

Border Hours

Oshoek – Ngwenya - 07H00 – 24H00
Nerston – Sandlane - 08H00 – 18H00
Emhlathini – Sicunusa - 08H00 – 18H00
Bothashoop – Gege - 08H00 - 16H00
Mahamba – Mahamba - 07H00 – 22H00
Onverwacht – Salitje - 07H00 – 18H00

Border Hours

Golela – Lavumisa - 07H00 – 22H00
Bordergate – Mananga - 07H00 – 18H00
Jeppe’s Reef – Matsamo - 07H00 – 20H00
Jossefdal – Bulembu - 08H00 – 16H00
Namaacha – Lomahasha - 07H00 – 20H00
Mhlumeni – Goba - 24 hours.

Activities

Activities offered on the property:

• Swimming pool • 2 Large veranda areas and diningroom near pool • Large Braai facilities near pool • Bass fishing in dam close to lodge for guests • Bird Watching • Hiking

*Private bass dam for guests only. Permission from the owner must be obtained before fishing. Strictly catch and release.


Activities within 20km of Willows

Less than 1 km from the infamous entertainment venue, House on Fire, Willows is the ideal place to stay for visitors coming through to experience their year round entertainment options.

Adventure

  • 4x4 Trails
  • Caving
  • Tubing / White Water Rafting
  • Game Drives
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Quad Biking
  • Mantenga Falls

Culture

  • Community Tours
  • Mantenga Cultural Village
  • Ezulwini Craft Market
  • National Museum
  • King Sobuza ll Memorial
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Mahlanya Fruit Market
  • Manzini Market

Gentle Pursuits

  • Golf at Royal Swazi Sun
  • Gym
  • Camelot Spa
  • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary - walk or lunch
  • Mantenga Nature Reserve
  • Summerfield Botanical Garden
  • House on Fire Entertainment Centre
  • Malandela’s Complex
  • Cuddle Puddle
  • Casinos
  • Swazi Candles

Tour Companies

Swazi Trails, Ekhaya Cultural Tours, Inyasti Tours and Safaris, Taman Tours and All Out Africa all offer guiding services and exploring options.

ATM Facilities

FNB and Standard Bank ATM allow you to use bank cards – provided they are Visa compliant.

Shopping Malls

There are shopping malls in all town centers in Manzini, Mbabane and Ezulwini.

Currency

The Swaziland currency is the Emalangeni. It is on a par with a South African Rand. Rand notes (not coins) are accepted in all establishments. Please don't forget to change any left over Emalangeni into Rand before you leave the country as Emalangeni are not accepted in South Africa.

Documentation

Please check with your embassy for visa requirements. For those travelling to or through South Africa with children under the age of 18 please be aware that an unabridged birth certificate as well as other documentation is required. Please check with the South African High Commission for details.