Dumazulu Lodge, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
- Experience traditional KwaZulu Natal accommodation
- Witness the manufacturing of spears, shields, clay pots
- Dumazulu Lodge is the largest Zulu village of its kind
- This KwaZulu Natal accommodation is offered in 21 ethnic units
Dumazulu Lodge and traditional Zulu village offers the most authentic Zulu cultural experience in Southern Africa. In a Zulu kraal forming part of a 'living museum', you will witness the manufacturing of spears, shields, clay pots, intricate beadwork, basket-weaving, the magic of the sangoma (witch doctor) bone-throwing and spectacular Zulu dances.
Dumazulu - meaning 'Thundering Zulu'- is the largest Zulu village of its kind and is the only tourist Zulu village to be opened by King Goodwill Zwelithini, placing the royal Zulu stamp of approval on the objectives of Dumazulu.
This KwaZulu Natal accommodation is offered in Superior Rooms and self-catering options. All units have exteriors reflecting the nine different tribes of Southern Africa - including Zulu, Swazi, North Sotho, Xhosa, Venda, Tsonga and Ndebele. Each hut has a modern and luxurious interior with private bathroom and dressing-room. The complex also includes a snake pit, Crocodile pool and magnificent dining area where first class traditional meals are served.
Apart from offering traditional KwaZulu Natal accommodation, Dumazulu Lodge also offers game drives, cruises on lake St Lucia and tours via their touring company, Zululand Tours and Safaris. Dumazulu is situated in the heart of Zululand, 1 km off the N2 highway, close to the Hluhluwe - Umfolozi - St. Lucia Game Reserve.