Trip Summary

Shakaland situated just 160km north of the city of Durban is a living monument to traditional Zulu culture. It is here that people from all over the world come to experience Zulu culture. Travelling in Africa is not complete without a visit to this cultural attraction.

This tour offers a rich experience of Zulu traditions. Travel north along the Dolphin Coast through rolling sugar plantations. Continue to Shakaland, a traditional Zulu "Umuzi" or homestead situated in the Nkwalini Valley, 160km from Durban. 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 Zulu’s, in this authentic re-creation of the Great Kraal overlooking the Phobane Lake. Experience the sight of assagai-wielding warriors, share the fascinating secrets of the Sangoma's and witness traditional customs such as tribal dancing, spear making and the beer-drinking ceremonies. You leave with a unique and unforgettable experience.

Tour Information

Tour Code: Sample Shakaland

Duration: Full Day

Languages: English

Group Size: 5/40

Departures: ICC Durban

Departure Time: 08h30

Returns: ICC or Durban Beachfront Hotels

Return Time: 16h30




Transportation, sightseeing as per itinerary, entrance fees, services of a registered English speaking guide and lunch.


Gratuities, drinks and items of a personal nature.

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