VillageShakaland is situated in the heart of Zululand, between Eshowe and Melmoth, nestling on the top of the Entombeni Hills, overlooking the Phobane Lake.
A characterful traditional Zulu "Umuzi" or homestead, divided into the home of the Zulu`s and the hotel rooms. A unique resort is built on the set of the movies, Shaka Zulu and John Ross.
THE NANDI PROGRAMME
A three-hour midday experience running from 11H00 to 14H00 or from 12H00 to 15H00.
THE SHAKA PROGRAMME
For overnight GUESTS, commencing with Part I of the culture tour at l6H00 or 16H30, depending on the season and Zulu dancing for an hour after dinner.
The culture tour includes:
- beerdrinking ceremony
- social systems
- fighting formations
- the greeting of the home
- the sangoma
- the nyanga
- beadwork, pottery, beer making, spear throwing etc.