Shakaland day tour – Zulu cultural Durban day tour
Shakaland is in the heart of Zululand where the film “Shaka Zulu” was filmed. Now run by a Zulu family working with the Protea Hotel group to bring income into the community Shakaland is an Authentic Zulu Cultural Village where you will learn how to live like a Zulu and even dance like a Zulu.
You Guide will cover all the major History of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa after collecting you from you Durban Hotel, B&B or Guest House. The 1,5 hours drive to Shakaland will be filled with interesting sights and facts from your guide.
Arriving at Shakaland outside of Eshowe you will be educated about a traditional Zulu “Umuzi” or homestead. You will also get to watch as 10 minute video clip from the movie “Shaka Zulu” before entering the vibrant Tradition and functional Zulu Village.
Feel the pulsating rhythm of mysterious and magical Africa as you re-live the excitement and romance of the days of Shaka, King of the Zulus, in this authentic re-creation of the Great Kraal (home of Shaka)overlooking the Phobane Lake.
Experience the sight of Assagai-wielding warriors, share the fascinating secrets of the Sangomas and witness traditional customs such as tribal dancing, spear making and the beer-drinking ceremonies.
After this amazing experience you will be invited to a traditional Zulu meal buffet with some western food just in case you “Pap, Chakalaka and Nyama(meat) are not your thing!
The whole time your guide will be at your side to answer your questions and translate the activities you will witness.
King Shaka “Zulu” KaSenzangakhona
- Considered to be the greatest and most ruthless leader of the Zulu Nation who developed as a fighting nation.
- Named Shaka after a stomach beetle which causes swelling in the stomach
- Inventor of the Assagai and the Bulls horns structure of fighting
- Murdered by his half brother Dingaane KaSenzangakhona
Safari Tour Price – Based on a minimum of 2 Clients R2150 per person, Group Rates are available on request.
Solo Traveler Rate: R3500
Please note: Lunch is included in the price quoted. We also provide bottled mineral water.