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This is a MUST-SEE stop while in South Africa

This is a stop worth taking time for. If you want to REALLY see how native South Africans embrace... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Fairfax County, Virginia
Interesting Swazi Cultural Village Experience

Interesting Swazi Cultural Village Experience complete with powerful singing, dancing performances... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Jeppe's Reef - Border Post, Jeppe's Reef, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

This is a stop worth taking time for. If you want to REALLY see how native South Africans embrace their heritage, their history and their customs - then you need to spend some time at the Matsamo Cultural Village. There is a native guide, dressed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting Swazi Cultural Village Experience complete with powerful singing, dancing performances and Swazi cuisine buffet lunch. The guide is informative and try to answer all questions.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mea97tnh
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Our party of 4 decided to end our Kruger Park exploration of a week by taking in this cultural experience and it was a great decision to round off our trip with this - it was a perfect end to the whole experience. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rinckee
Reviewed 17 May 2018

What an experience ! Fantastic place to meet lovely Swazi people and learn about their culture following which one can listen to fab vocals of chorus and individual singers with great dance moves. Fun guaranteed. The visit ends with a nice lunch. A must visit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank monicar382
Reviewed 3 February 2018

What a joy, reminiscing our time spent with the Swazi tribe! Was so nice that our tour group brought us to the Swazi Cultural Village and we enjoyed the whole experience. The order may change when you visit, but whichever you do first, try to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank sandra n
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The enthusiasm of the dancers was clearly visible. However the cultural village seems all but that but rather seems like a staged village with the huts eerily bare and apparently unoccupied.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Klaus G
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We went with Gateone. We got an orientation of the village & swazey life before the show which was excellent many talented dancers & singers & a buffet lunch. so glad this was part of our tour if we were on our own we probably...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank CND02
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

You ain't seen nothing till you get to be hosted in this cultural village and experience Swazi Culture. We visited this place located right at South African Border and Swaziland. They told us their sad story on how their Accomodation was gutted with fire some...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jabu M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

As part of a Gate 1 tour, we stopped here. We were warmly welcomed. First we had lunch. I doubt iceberg lettuce and ice cream are traditional Swazi foods, but the rest of the buffet represented traditional foods. All was delicious. Next was the show...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank LB-TX-2014
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

There is some real talent there. Very good performance of song and dance by the Matsamo Cultural Group. Their CD/DVD recordings are available for purchase following the performance.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank EmmaL4802
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Response from Welsh_Bev |
We never got there in the end. Our journey from Kruger took a long time but we hadn't factored in the hour we would need to cross the boarder into Swaziland.