Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Lobamba area at the end of the Ezulwini Valley. It offers different accommodations options, an outdoor pool, restaurant and a children's playground.

Mlilwane offers rooms in traditional dome shaped huts, bungalow and chalet accommodations. Each comes with a shower, tea-and-coffee making facilities, linen and towels.

The Hippo Haunt Restaurant overlooks a hippo pool. The restaurant has an à la carte menu and guest can enjoy a drink.

Activities on site and in the surroundings include nature trails, horse riding, mountain biking and game drives. Guests can explore the craft shops in Ezulwini and Malkerns.

Mbabane is 17 mi away and Manzini is a 30-minuite drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary has been welcoming guests since May 10, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Are we allowed to bring our own meat and braai stand. How much is game drive for 15 people?
    You can bring your own food. We have braai stands available in the swimming pool area. Braaiing may only be done in designated areas. Game Drives are ..
    Answered on 17 August 2022
  • God day do all rooms come with mosquito nets? Thanks
    Except for the beehive huts, all the rooms have mosquito nets. The interior of the beehive huts don't lend themselves to hanging mosquito nets, but th..
    Answered on 25 August 2021
  • Good day , do u have Wifi & is it free ?? If not free how much is it ?? Thank you
    WiFi is available at the reception area. Currently (2021) ZAR50/350Mb
    Answered on 22 February 2021
  • Good Day can a family of 3 visit your place for more than 10 days as we r from 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦
    Thank you for your enquiry. We do allow multiple day bookings. Tourists entering Eswatini may stay in the country no longer than 30 days. We allow any..
    Answered on 10 December 2020
  • Is it possible to check-in later then 18.30?
    If we are advised that a guest is running late we advised the camp to alert the night guard that the guests will arrive at (approx. time advised)
    Answered on 31 August 2022
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Hippo Haunt
    • Cuisine
      African • European • South African
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
Amenities of Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Most popular amenities
Outdoor swimming pool
Free parking
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • 24-hour security
    • Private entrance
    • Fan
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Pool with view
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Zulu

    House rules

    Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM


    From 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Environment Fee: If you are not members of the South African Wild Card loyalty program an environment fee is payable on entry to the Park. This changes year to year on 1st December.

    Please inform Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

    • Check-in at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Room options at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary include:

      • Twin
      • Bungalow
      • Double

    • Yes, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Guests staying at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Buffet

    • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Playground
      • Bicycle rental
      • Swimming pool
      • Horseback riding

    • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary has 1 restaurant:

      • Hippo Haunt

    • The prices at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is 1 miles from the center of Lobamba.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.