Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Shakaland in the heart of Zululand great place to take guests from overseas

Of course i know about it because the Bass fishing in the lake is superb :0)

Shakaland

Cultural

Village

Shakaland 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.