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Shakaland, KwaZulu-Natal

Learn about Zulu culture and history at Shakaland, a replica South African Zulu village. Originally the set of a movie about influential leader Shaka Zulu, the village has a pretty convincing look to it, and offers a range of activities that bring to life different aspects of Zulu tradition, history, and belief. Try your hand at pottery, watch a tribal dance performed by warriors, and consult with the local spiritual leader, thought to be in direct communication with the ancestors. Shakaland is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, KwaZulu-Natal Edition.
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  • I originally looked at a day tour to Shakalnd until my travel agent told me you could do overnight stays. It was certainly a different experience and added to my African adventure, but a 1 night stay ...  more »
  • This reconstructed village makes us discover the Zulu culture. The reception is warm, the accommodation is basic but clean and comfortable. Discovery of the Customs and life of this people of warriors through crafts, dances and fights.
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  • Enjoyed by the whole family. Accommodation and food very good.
  • A piece of culture. A glimpse of how the Shaka people used to live. A bit of history about King Shaka. An experience with Shaka beer, javelin throwing, dancing, singing and cooking. An added value when traveling through South Africa.
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