Experiences - KCDM


  • Shakaland: Visit this cultural village to experience traditional Zulu culture. Participate in activities like spear throwing, Zulu dancing, and learning about Zulu customs and traditions.
  • Battlefields Tour: Discover the historic battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War, such as the Battle of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. Guided tours provide in-depth historical context and vivid storytelling.
  • King Cetshwayo Memorial Tour: This tour explores significant landmarks associated with King Cetshwayo, such as Port Dunford in Esikhaleni, where he was exiled after the Anglo-Zulu War. The tour includes commemorative lectures and visits to various historical sites
  • Battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War: Visitors can explore the historical battlefields where the Zulu kingdom fiercely defended their land. Key sites include the Battle of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift, offering guided tours that provide deep insights into the events and their significance.
  • Shakaland Cultural Village: This living museum offers an immersive experience into traditional Zulu culture. Tourists can witness traditional ceremonies, dances, and crafts, providing a comprehensive understanding of Zulu heritage.
  • Dlinza Forest Aerial Boardwalk: Located in the town of Eshowe, the Dlinza Forest offers a unique blend of natural beauty and historical significance. The aerial boardwalk allows visitors to explore the rich biodiversity while learning about the historical events that took place in the area.
  • uMlalazi Nature Reserve: This reserve offers not only a natural escape but also a connection to the region’s cultural heritage. It's a perfect spot for birdwatching, hiking, and learning about the traditional uses of the local flora.
  • Zulu Homestead Visits: Tourists can visit traditional Zulu homesteads to experience daily life, traditional foods, and local customs. These visits often include storytelling sessions that narrate the history and legends of the Zulu people.

Located approximately 180 km`s north east of Durban and 465 km`s south of Maputo in Mozambique on the eastern coastline.

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King Cetshwayo District Municipality.
Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi House


Email. mavundlan@kingcetshwayo.gov.za
Phone. 035 799 2603