Protected areas of Eswatini

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Protected areas of Eswatini include any geographical area protected for a specific use inside the landlocked country of Eswatini, in southern Africa.

Within Eswatini there is a mix of national, private and community-owned protected areas. They include national parks, nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries and game reserves.

National parks[edit]

Wildlife sanctuaries[edit]

Game reserves[edit]

Nature reserves[edit]

Other protected areas[edit]

Eswatini's involvement with various transfrontier parks[edit]

Lubombo Conservancy[edit]

Situated in the Lubombo District, the conservancy is part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area, which straddles the border between South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, southern Mozambique and the northeastern part of Eswatini. It includes the Hlane Royal National Park, the Mlawula Nature Reserve, the Shewula Community Nature Reserve, the Mbuluzi Game Reserve, the Nkhalashane Siza Ranch and the Inyoni Yami Swaziland Irrigation Scheme (IYSIS). It is Eswatini's largest conservancy area.[9]


  1. ^ Mbuluzi Game Reserve Archived 2009-10-12 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Dombeya Game Reserve". Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  3. ^ Mkhaya Game Reserve
  4. ^ Nature Reserve[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Malolotja Nature Reserve
  6. ^ Mantenga Nature Reserve
  7. ^ Nature Reserve[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Shewula Community Nature Reserve
  9. ^ "Welcome to the Lubombo Conservancy website". Lubombo Conservancy. Archived from the original on 16 July 2009. Retrieved 9 October 2009.