6 Amazing things to do at Royal Jozini

Cross the threshold into Royal Jozini and activate your private game reserve experience. The adventure awaits, as do plenty of activities to capture every second of the day. Royal Jozini, situated in The Kingdom of Eswatini, will take your breath away. Travel across endless horizons to your dream African lodge and settle in for life-changing moments in the wild. From birdlife to thrilling fishing adventures, boat safaris, captivating game drives, and tranquil moments at your lodge, Royal Jozini promises an unforgettable experience at the edge of wild beauty.

Activate the Royal Jozini experience

Download Avenza Maps app

The best way to know where you are at all times on our 7 000-hectare private game reserve is to download the Avenza Maps app. Upload the PDF map of Royal Jozini and you will be able to track your location in the reserve. This is a fantastic way to navigate over 150km of roadways, make your way to our viewing points or down to Lake Jozini. There is magic in the wild, and we want you to see it all!

Relax at your lodge

Your lodge is at the edge of mountain, bush and Jozini lake opportunities. Each plot has its own unique viewing points of the reserve and you can spend hours on your deck taking in the sights and sounds.

This is your sanctuary in the wilderness. We encourage you to plan for large lunches and lazy afternoons. Read books at your leisure or set up an entertainment system with DSTV and stream your favourite channels. You have all the modern conveniences at your disposal with the luxury of the bush vying for your attention.

Take in the stunning views from your deck, as wildlife gracefully roams in the distance. Indulge in moments of relaxation, whether it’s immersing yourself in studying the bird life from your lodge or playing your favourite music while you enjoy a glass of wine.

After a day of adventure, there’s nothing better than retreating to your comfortable lodge at Royal Jozini. Gather around for a traditional braai, enjoy delicious meals and lively conversations with friends and family. Delight in evening music under the stars while your boma burns well into the night.

Game Drives

Take your own 4×4 vehicle through our high-quality gravel roads, 60% of which are complete. Alternative, arrange for one of our Royal Jozini rangers to take you on a secure game drive through the reserve. Be sure to secure the fencing for our elephant exclusion zone as you venture into the wilds of the reserve.

Journey to the reserve’s watering holes and pans, where an abundance of wildlife gathers at dusk. Spot leopard, buffalo, zebra, giraffe and a myriad of other game as you drive carefully through the terrain. Experience the magic of a sundowner at pans S10 or S18, capturing unforgettable moments as the sun sets and paints the sky with a kaleidoscope of colours.

Boat Safari Cruises

Lake Jozini beckons you to explore the vast expanse of water. The lake’s crystal blue waters span 30km long and 12km wide at the gorge. Embark on a boat safari cruise that promises unforgettable encounters with wildlife. Feel the wind on your face and the gentle splash of waves as you navigate the lake’s tranquil waters. Witness the awe-inspiring sight of hippos emerging from the still depths and observe crocodiles basking on the exposed banks. This thrilling excursion allows you to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures, igniting a sense of wonder and respect for their natural habitat.

Lake Jozini is right on the South African border. As you cruise along the lake, you will be able to see the boundary line carved into the mountain. The boundary lines up perfectly with our marina which will be the sight of planned development in the months to come. We’re working towards building a Marina Clubhouse and boatyard that all our residents can enjoy.

Tiger Fishing

Picture serene mornings on the lake, casting your rod into the calm waters, while enjoying the company of fellow fishing enthusiasts. Set sail on a thrilling fishing adventure during the Tiger Fishing season at Royal Jozini’s stunning lake. Test your skills against the dancing Tiger Fish, renowned for its strength and tenacity. Feel the exhilaration as you engage in a battle of wills, experiencing the sheer length and excitement of the fight.

Bird watching

Prepare to be enthralled by the vibrant birds of Royal Jozini. With over 330 species of birds, you’ll have ample opportunities to spot these magnificent creatures by the lake, amidst the bush, and even on the mountains.

Bird enthusiasts have made exciting discoveries, uncovering new species that add to the region’s rich biodiversity. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring world of bird life, where each sighting brings a sense of wonder and appreciation for nature’s artistry.

Witness the commanding flight of vultures, eagles, and raptors soaring overhead, their wings casting shadows upon the land below. But that’s not all—prepare for an extraordinary encounter with the enigmatic Verreaux’s Eagle Owl, as Royal Jozini proudly holds the distinction of being the only known nesting location for this remarkable creature.

For a list of some of our daily sightings. Explore the Bird Life tab in our Interactive Map.

Proposed hiking and mountain biking trails

There are hiking and mountain biking trails in our residential zone which you can soon make use of. Prepare to conquer new heights and explore the untamed beauty of Royal Jozini with our proposed routes. Curious to explore these? Track down these routes on the Royal Jozini Interactive Map. Lace up your boots or hop on your bike as you navigate through rugged terrains and winding paths.

Discover a world of excitement and adventure at Royal Jozini in The Kingdom of Eswatini. From birdwatching to thrilling fishing expeditions, captivating boat safaris, and exhilarating game drives, there’s an activity to suit every adventurer’s taste. Relax at your lodge and indulge in the tranquil surroundings while enjoying large lunches, wildlife sightings from your deck, and moments of family time. Escape to the edge of wild beauty at Royal Jozini.

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