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Forbes Reef Destination Guide

Delve into Forbes Reef in Swaziland

Forbes Reef in the region of Swaziland (general) is located in Swaziland - some 11 mi or ( 17 km ) North of Mbabane , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Forbes Reef

Local time in Forbes Reef is now 08:31 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Mbabane " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Maseru, Siteki, Piggs Peak, Mbabane, and Manzini. While being here, you might want to check out Maseru . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Forbes Reef ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Swaziland - Ngwenya Glass

2:25 min by alternativeroute
Views: 3010 Rating: 4.00

The Ngwenya glass factory in Swaziland is a great place to stop and have a break from the driving. Personally I am not a fan of decorative glass but it certainly is interesting watching the process. P ..

dansen in Zuid Afrika

1:53 min by renevanbeelen
Views: 426 Rating: 0.00

Danstalent heb ik dan niet, maar ik doe tenminste mee zonder schaamte. In ieder geval heb ik erg veel lol gehad met mijn "aanstaande bruid". Alleen nu nog 15 koeien zien binnen te halen. ..

Luhambo: Eduarda

2:41 min by BulembuFoundation
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Luhambo: SiSwati for 'journey'. Hear Maria's journey to healing as she brings healing to the children in Bulembu's Welcome Centre. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Sibebe Survivor

Sibebe Survivor is a famous annual hike in Mbuluzi, Swaziland, involving a climb to the top of Sibebe, the world's second largest single granite monolith. Initiated by the Rotary Club of Mbabane-Mbuluzi in July 2004, the Sibebe Survivor hike follows a course from Mbuluzi High School to the top of the rock and back. The number of participants has increased annually, with almost 3,300 climbers in 2011.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.15 31.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2000s establishments in Swaziland, Hiking, Recurring sporting events established in 2004, Sport in Swaziland

Hawane Nature Reserve

Hawane Nature Reserve was first established in 1978 to protect an area of marsh along the Mbuluzi River. This area included the natural habitat of Kniphofia umbrina, a rare Swaziland endemic red hot poker. When the Hawane dam was built in 1988 to provide Mbabane's water supply, the reserve was expanded to protect the surrounding wetlands. The reserve is managed by the Swaziland National Trust Commission. The reserve's main attraction is its wealth of birdlife.

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Located at -26.22 31.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Protected areas established in 1978, Protected areas of Swaziland


Nkhaba is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Hhohho District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 15,704.

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Located at -26.16 31.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Populated places in Hhohho District

Malolotja Nature Reserve

Malolotja Nature Reserve covers 4,447 acres (18,000 ha) of mountain wilderness on Swaziland's north western border with South Africa. The park includes Ngwenya Mountain, Swaziland's second highest mountain (1829 m), and Malolotja Falls which drop 292 feet (90metres), the highest in Swaziland. Habitats include short grassland to thick riverine scrub, bushveld and Afromontane forest.

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Located at -26.10 31.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Protected areas of Swaziland

Ngwenya Mine

The Ngwenya Mine is located on Bomvu Ridge, northwest of Mbabane and near the north-western border of Swaziland. This mine is considered to be the world's oldest. The haematite ore deposit was used in the Middle Stone Age to extract red ochre, while in later times the deposit was mined for iron smelting and iron ore export.

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Located at -26.20 31.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: African archaeology, Archaeological sites in Swaziland, Mines in Swaziland, Surface mines in Swaziland