The Shakaland Tour is a one day tour to the original set for the movie “Shaka Zulu”, now converted into a Zulu Cultural Village.
Driving north along the subtropical coast we cross the Tugela River, the traditional boundary into Zululand. After a brief stop in Eshowe we head on to Shakaland for a Zulu cultural experience.
The Shakaland Tour gives amazing insights into the culture of the Zulu people. The setting for the movie “Shaka Zulu” has been converted into a Zulu cultural Village. Here we will enjoy an authentic experience of the culture and traditional life of the Zulu people.
Life under the infamous King of the Zulus, Shaka Zulu
On this Shakaland Tour we will experience first hand what it was like for a Zulu to live in the time of King Shaka.
Shaka Zulu became king in 1816. He created a great nation by forging a very efficient fighting force. King Shaka was a brilliant military strategist. One of his strategies was to conquer and absorb neighboring tribes into the Zulu tribe. Today the Zulu nation is the largest ethnic group in South Africa.
Enjoy enthusiastic Zulu tribal dancing and discover the secrets of the Sangomas (traditional herbalist), during the Shakaland Tour
Get a chance to be part of the Zulu cultural experience and learn more about Zulu spear-making. Be involved in the beer making ceremony and taste the traditional Zulu beer. See what you think!
This Shakaland Tour offers a traditional Zulu lunch, giving you get a really hands-on experience of what life was like for the traditional Zulu in the days of King Shaka.
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