Travel to Zululand

Zululand

Visitors to KwaZulu-Natal’s Zululand can explore the Zulu culture and history along with the regions rich biodiversity. Located in the area between the Dolphin Coast at the mouth of the Thukela River and just beyond Richards Bay, it runs inland to Paulpietersburg.

The Zulu culture is enjoyed all over South Africa but visitors can experience the heart of the Zulu kingdom in Zululand. Visitors can join in the Zulu customs and encounter traditional Zulu hospitality in Shakaland and Dumazulu. A visit to a township will illustrate the blending of tradition with modern life.

The ultimate bush experience including game drives, self-drive game routes, guided walks and unbelievable wilderness trails are offered at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, home to the Big 5 and the oldest park on the continent.

Visit South Africa’s third largest wildlife sanctuary and the world’s second highest vegetated sea dunes, Greater St Lucia Wetland Park. See pods of hippo, elephants, crocodiles and over 367 bird species.

Richards Bay offers pristine beaches and dramatic wetland surroundings.

For visitors interested in South African history a visit to the battlefields of Zululand is a good stop. Visitors can learn about the heroism and tragedy of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 from skilled battlefield guides. The Valley of the Kings is also an interesting historical site to visits as it is the site of several Zulu kings’ graves and. the birthplace of King Shaka.

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