Swazi Candles
Swazi Candles
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Swazi Candles Factory Shop is an music filled workshop, open to the public. Come and see the artisans sculpting the wax and see our 100% handmade process. There are a multitude of other shops and a handcraft market as well as a tea garden serving delicious food and a selection of cakes and coffee/teas etc. A children's playground is available for the young ones.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Liesel B
Cape Town, South Africa22 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
A great stop while in the Ezulwini region. Lots of shops and souvenirs on offer. The candles are very well made and make excellent gifts. You can interact with the craftsmen and the resident cats! Don't skip the other shops as there are some gems.
Written July 23, 2022
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Holger+Birgit
Diessen, Germany89 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Candles in all colours and shapes - incredible. You can also watch the making of candles. Prices are very good.
If you are there, also visit the other shops, especially the one selling clothes of Ubuntu -wonderful colours and creations!
Written October 17, 2022
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djdup
Pretoria, South Africa71 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2011 • Friends
Swazi Candles in Swaziland is a great coffee stop in the Ezulwini Valley and a well known tourist attraction for many years - all the candle-art is made on the premises and you may look while the artists work on the unique wax creations - they support a number of upliftmend programmes locally...
For sure a UNIQUE stop…
Written October 25, 2011
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Mary P
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2016 • Friends
This is a "must see and stop" location for any visit to Swaziland - aside from the famous handmade candles , they have many other artisans (eg Bao Batik, Rosecraft scarves, wood carving)
A group of Canadian friends and I gone to Africa 4 times and we always make a point a stopping here to shop for souvenirs and gifts for friends
Written July 4, 2016
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Ramadama
New Providence, NJ2,271 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2016 • Friends
We loved this shop because they had so many beautiful candles. They had so many different designs, colors, shapes to choose from. I couldn't help but buy a few.
Written June 1, 2016
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123Cpip
Powell, OH11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2016 • Friends
Don't let the "Candles" throw you.....there is lots more here than just candles. The crafts are fabulous with many talented artists creating in lots of mediums. The food at the cafe is some of the best I had on my trip to Southern Africa. The quiche was fabulous.
Written May 26, 2016
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xyracire
Westville, South Africa78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2012 • Family
This is a fascinating place to pop in and visit. Talented fingers work the wax into the shapes of animals, flowers and beautiful patterns.So pretty that you don't want to burn these candles! :)
Written July 15, 2013
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nancyreb
Newark, DE14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2012 • Couples
You won't see these candles anywhere else. Beautiful work and they show you how it's done. Traditional candles as well as African wildlife. Some purchases go towards preservation of animals.
Written January 14, 2013
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Evilynn
212 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Friends
Great place to get Swazi souvenirs without any hassle, you can watch live how the candles are made or explore the other shops with some nice quality products like bamboo fabrics or even local rum & gin
Written January 16, 2020
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16Letitia16
Vancouver, Canada56 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Couples
Great place to pick up Swazi made (or similar) souvenirs. Nice restaurant & good day out. Easy to find if you are driving & appears to be a stop on many tours
Written November 30, 2019
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