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Shakaland

South Africa
+27 35 460 0912
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US$127.59*
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Shakaland - Zulu Cultural Center
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US$165.40*
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Full-Day Zulu Cultural Tour from Durban
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Zulu Cultural Tour Including Shakaland from Durban
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“zulu village” (12 reviews)
“great fun” (5 reviews)
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South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was one of my highlights of our whole African trip. It was so interesting and such a different experience. My husband who originally came from South Africa went here on a school trip many many years ago so thought it would be a really...More

Thank kat574
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This was an impromptu outing. When we arrived (2 adults and 2 kids) we had a bit of time before joining the buffet which I must say was DELICIOUS! Childhood memories from the flavours on offer!! After an hour we were called to go through...More

1  Thank Cindy Y
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The areal was created as prop for the Hollywood film production "Shaka Zulu" more than 30 years ago. The so-called "Zulu village" has aged accordingly, but that is exactly what gives it even more charme and authenticity. The tour guides who take the visitors' groups...More

1  Thank Gérard L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Many years i go, i had opportunity to visit the place, it a place of culture, it place of history, it place of peace and love and joke,

Thank ndumiso32
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We spent an incredible evening at this Zulu hotel,the staff were very hospitable and friendly.You stay in beehive styled mud huts,but with modern facilities i.e. shower,tv etc.There are excellent dining conditions and a well stocked bar.A tribal show was put on ,the frenetic dancing had...More

1  Thank beardie27
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a few hours on our tour of South Africa. We were made very welcome by the Chief and all his tribe members. Great fun with clear interactive interpretations and colourful vibrant shows.

1  Thank JaR1983
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We went here as an excursion. It was local people acting out the presentation. But they did a great job with presenting the Zulu culture. Lunch was served and it was delicious overlooking a beautiful valley. Lots of beaded jewelry to buy and a nice...More

1  Thank maryaling
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I have occasionally heard Shakaland disparagingly referred to as Zulu-Disneyland, I suppose implying that it's commercialized, sanitized, unrealistic, and over-priced. During a 3 wk trip to KwaZulu-Natal, my wife and I spent one night at Shakaland. Other than concessions to Western modesty (shorts are worn...More

4  Thank TysonR0
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great tour around the place while learning about the Zulu history. We were taken to watch some traditional Zulu dances which was fabulous. They encouraged you to get involved and to enjoy the culture. The lunch was delicious with lots of choice....More

Thank Muffin19999
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Shakaland was a fun and interesting place to visit. Yes obviously staged but fun nonetheless. They do dances and show you zulu culture. If you're after beaded Jewellery worth buying here. Very friendly and welcoming. Such a fun place.

Thank Elizabeth H
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Judith K
I am considering bringing my family. We will be traveling in 3RVs with 3 children and 10-12 adults. Visited Shakaland in 2002. Great experience, but wonder if I can afford this with the family. Also, could we overnight there? Judie
4 July 2016|
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Response from Gisela S | Reviewed this property |
There's plenty of parking for the RVs, we parked 15 there and stayed in their huts. It is not inexpensive to stay but perhaps they have a reduced rate for the children. The children will enjoy the program. There is not a... More
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MelbourneAnge
How much is the entrance cost please in Rand.
7 August 2015|
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Response from Zululander |
There is no general entrance fee. You pay only for the programmes you want to take part in. A full programme that includes a Cultural Tour, Zulu Dance and Full Buffet Lunch, costs about R460.00 (SA Rands). per person.
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