Swaziland Border Hour Extentions for Easter Weekend


The Governments of Swaziland and South Africa have extended border operating hours  at four of the two countries’ borders just for the Easter weekend.

The borders are Ngwenya/Oshoek Border Post, Mahamba  Border Post, Matsamo/Jeppes Reef  Border Post as well as Mananga Border Post.


Acting Principal Secretary in Swaziland’s Ministry of Home Affairs, Anthony Masilela said this extension was always made during this time because of the increase in cross-country travellers.

On Thursday the 5th of April, Ngwenya/Oshoek  Border Post will operate for 24 hours;  and it will operate untill midnight on Friday the 6th of April. From  Saturday the 7 th of April  up until Monday the 9th of April, it will operate from 07h00 to 22h00.

Mahamba Border Gate will close at midnight on Thursday 05 April  and will operate from 06h00 to 22h00 on Friday the 6th of April. Mahamba Border Post will also be operating an hour earlier than usual –06h00 from Friday 06 April to Monday 09 April.

From Thursday 05 April to Monday the 9th of April, Matsamo/Jeppes Reef Border will operate from 07h00 to 22h00. Mananga Border Post will also operate from 07h00 to 20h00 from Thursday 05 April to Monday 09 April 2012.

All the more reason for you to come and visit  Big Game Parks this Easter weekend and take part in our Easter Extravaganza! Campers also welcome at Hlane Royal National Park and Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary.

Contact our Central Reservations Office for more information.

Times of Swaziland



Author: Big Game Parks

Sawubona! Welcome to Big Game Parks' Blog! From the flatlands in the East, through the mountainous and scenic West, to the heart of the lowveld in the South East, the Kingdom of Swaziland not only offers you nearly every example of African landscape but also unforgettable wildlife, culture, adventure and birding experiences. Big Game Parks (BGP) is a private non-profit Trust which manages three game reserves in Swaziland: Hlane Royal National Park, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary and Mkhaya Game Reserve. All follow a common mission: to conserve the rich biodiversity of Swaziland's natural heritage. In 1960 the Reilly's family established the Kingdom's first game reserve on the Reilly family farm, Mlilwane. Hlane Royal National Park and Mkhaya Game Reserve soon followed and today the company's contribution to the restoration and protection of the Kingdom’s biodiversity is of great significance (BGP actually saved 22 species from extinction in Swaziland!) and can truly be appreciated by the discerning traveller. Swaziland is well-situated between Kruger National Park and Kwa-Zulu Natal as well as Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Maputo. Big Game Parks’ well-positioned and diverse game reserves are an essential destination in any itinerary. Discover all the latest Big Game Parks tourism, conservation and community happenings right here. Sitawubonana! See you soon!

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