World Wildlife Day 2017

World Wildlife Day is a time to celebrate our African Wildlife, and globally the 3rd March 2017 embraced the theme, “Listen to the Young Voices.”   It has been said that almost one quarter of the world’s population is aged between 10 and 24, continued efforts need to be made to encourage young people, as the … Continue reading “World Wildlife Day 2017”

Re-Introduction of the Rhino #RhinoFriday

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary was officially opened to the public in 1964 and the following year became the recipient of Natal Parks Board’s Rhino distribution programme. White Rhino had reduced to about 40 animals in South Africa, and dedicated conservation efforts by NPB saw this population boom. It was decided that the best chance for survival … Continue reading “Re-Introduction of the Rhino #RhinoFriday”

Win a Rhino Game Drive in honour of World Rhino Day!

The 22nd September 2013 is World Rhino Day; an international team effort, a day of celebration for all five species of rhino and a method of debunking myths which stimulate the demand for rhino horn. Swaziland is home to two species of Rhino: Black Rhinos which can be found only at Mkhaya Game Reserve and White … Continue reading “Win a Rhino Game Drive in honour of World Rhino Day!”

Congratulations to Siboni Maseko, our World Rhino Day Competition Winner!

On the 19th September we posted a competition ‘Win a Rhino Drive at Hlane in honour of World Rhino Day!’  A big thank you for all your entries! On this occasion it was Siboni Maseko who scooped the prize of a Rhino Drive for 2 at Swaziland’s Hlane Royal National Park. Siboni correctly identified the five … Continue reading “Congratulations to Siboni Maseko, our World Rhino Day Competition Winner!”

Win a Rhino Drive at Hlane in honour of World Rhino Day!

It’s the third annual World Rhino Day this Saturday, 22nd September. World Rhino Day is an international team effort, a day of celebration for all five species of rhino and a method of debunking myths which stimulate the demand for rhino horn. Swaziland is home to two species of Rhino: Black Rhinos which can be found … Continue reading “Win a Rhino Drive at Hlane in honour of World Rhino Day!”

Mkhaya Day Tour Offer

Spot Black Rhino at Mkhaya Game Reserve Pay for 3 and bring a 4th for free! If you book a day tour to Mkhaya for 4 people during the month of August mentioning this special offer, you’ll only have to pay for 3 people….receiving a discount of 25% (E545) off the normal price! Your day … Continue reading “Mkhaya Day Tour Offer”

BGP Wildlife Photography Competition: WIN a night for two at Reilly’s!

The Competition During the month of August, Big Game Parks is hosting a wildlife photography competition open to all park visitors called ‘Wild Swaziland’ in celebration of the Kingdom’s rich biodiversity of wildlife. The winning photograph will be selected from a professional panel of experts including key members of our conservation and tourism departments, and will … Continue reading “BGP Wildlife Photography Competition: WIN a night for two at Reilly’s!”

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Mlilwane, Swaziland’s pioneer conservation area, is a beautiful, secluded sanctuary situated in Swaziland’s “Valley of Heaven”, the Ezulwini Valley, in between Mbabane and Manzini. With 24-hour access to the Sanctuary, guests are free to enjoy the neighbouring tourist hubs of Ezulwini and Malkerns, with their many unique attractions and craft shops. From the western boundary, … Continue reading “Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary”

HISTORY IN THE MAKING – A personal Odyssey by Roland Stanbridge – Part 8/8 – FINAL

Once a schoolboy hunter, Roland Stanbridge meets the legendary Ted Reilly at a time when conservation in Swaziland had just started to take off, later to become one the models of wildlife protection in Africa… Continued… Part 8, (Final) A school outing at Hlane Royal National Park, 2013 As more and more groups of young … Continue reading “HISTORY IN THE MAKING – A personal Odyssey by Roland Stanbridge – Part 8/8 – FINAL”

HISTORY IN THE MAKING – A personal Odyssey by Roland Stanbridge – Part 5/8

Once a schoolboy hunter, Roland Stanbridge meets the legendary Ted Reilly at a time when conservation in Swaziland had just started to take off, later to become one the models of wildlife protection in Africa… Continued… Part 5/8 We had hunted at night because it was easier to get close enough to animals to dart … Continue reading “HISTORY IN THE MAKING – A personal Odyssey by Roland Stanbridge – Part 5/8”