Mkhaya’s terrain comprises of broadleaf sandveld and mixed acacia woodland with sections of pristine riverine vegetation along the shallow drainage lines.
Mkhaya lacks the commercialization of some other game reserves and is the more sophisticated of the Kingdom’s safari destinations.
All game activities are guided and include drives in open land rovers and game walks with rangers. There is a special day tour for local residents and day visitors.
ANIMALS & BIRDS
Black and white rhino survive here and the park also has success with its elephants, buffalo, roan, sable, eland and tsessebe antelopes.
Some birds of note are Narina Trogan (which are rarely seen elsewhere but quite common here), as well as Purplecrested Lourie, Greyheaded and Gorgeous Bush Shrike and Pygmy Kingfisher.
The climate in eSwatini is moderate, ranging from subtropical to temperate depending on the altitude, but sweaters are needed for the cool evenings year round.
Rainy Season: October–May is warm and wet with high temperatures from December to February.
Dry Season: June–September is cool and dry.
· Pure bred Nguni cattle
· Black and White rhino
· eSwatin’s more sophisticated safari
· Four of the ‘Big Five’