Explore the ancient cultures of the Zulu tribe in this authentic representation of a Zulu 'kraal'. Snuggled in the Entembeni Hills, Shakaland is an artist’s canvas of the vast bushland and the placid Pobane Lake. Stroll around the ‘Umuzi’, a circle of rounded-huts around the kraal. Join in the revelry as the Zulu people dressed in colourful attires, dance energetically to the pounding drum beats. Explore their diverse artistry and craftsmanship and bag some of the authentic items like pottery, beadwork, baskets and ornaments.
With vigorous tribal dances, traditional spear throwing and authentic craftworks, this trip to Shakaland in Zululand will make you appreciate the myriad cultures of South Africa.
Tuesday, Thursday & SaturdayDuration
8½ hoursStart time
Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
Your hotel/drop-off point in Durban and Umhlanga
You will be picked up from your hotel or the closest pick-up point and taken in an air-conditioned luxury coach for a Zulu cultural sightseeing tour of Shakaland. A professional English-speaking guide will accompany you on this tour.
Arrive at the recreated village of Shakaland, located near Eshowe, the oldest town in Zululand. Stroll around the beehive huts, and see up close the traditional lifestyles of this warrior tribe.
Known for their agile movements and quick reflexes, the Zulu people will show you the techniques of spear making and later, the adventurous can participate in this traditional art of fighting. See traditional beer brewing, pottery, beadwork, and baskets making as well.
Dance and the Zulus go together so sit back and enjoy some vigorous dances as the Zulu men and women sway to the beat of pounding drums.
A delicious traditional lunch will be served to you.
At the end of this informative tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel or closest point in Durban.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.
Minimum 2 guests.
Excellent tour We have read an article in the local Durban newspaper (end of November) that this kind of tour should be more numerous for the local tourism to be increased .....BECK CHRISTIAN, France
I forget our drivers name but he has been with isango for 14 years. He was willing to share with us many aspects of life in South Africa. He was punctual, courteous and willing...Roger Lucas, Australia
The trip was great. I did not like to have to call the tour operators to confirm the tour, that was a little bit annoying Sometimes we arrived to the city the night before and...Maria R Jimenez, United States
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