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self drive 2WD tour of Swaziland

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self drive 2WD tour of Swaziland

We plan to take a small rental car from South Africa to drive through Swaziland.

Can a small 2WD handle the terrain?

Would anyone like to share their experience with such a trip, taken into account of the remoteness of some of these areas, in terms of safety and security.

We've been through South America with luggage stolen from car, and police strong arming for "fine" etc., is there anything comparable?

Is there anythign specific we should bring or not bring, other than the normal tourist things.


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1. Re: self drive 2WD tour of Swaziland

Hi! We own a guest lodge in Komatipoort between the Kruger and swazioalnd. We know Swaziland very well...it is lovely and yes, doable in a 2 wheel drive...the west is beautiful with mountains, dams, bushman paintaings and some lovely varied and affordable accomodation, craft markets etc. We strogly recommenda stay at Mlilwane...seee wwww.biggameparks.org, either in the traditional bee hive huts or in more luxury at the top of the mountain in Reilly's rock hilltop lodge. Let me know if I can help you more!

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