A traditional Zulu Umuzi or homestead, divided into the home of the Zulu`s and hotel rooms. A unique resort built on the set of the movies, Shaka Zulu and John Ross. Feel the pulsating rhythm of mysterious and magical Africa as you re-live the excitement and romance of the days of Shaka, King of the Zulus, in this authentic re-creation of the Great Kraal overlooking the Phobane Lake. Experience the sight of assegai-wielding warriors, share the fascinating secrets of the Sangomas and witness traditional customs such as tribal dancing, spear making and the beer-drinking ceremonies.
Shakaland is situated in the heart of Zululand, between Eshowe and Melmoth, nestling on the top of the Entombeni Hills, overlooking the Phobane Lake. Directions from Durban: Take the N2 North; veer off left at Dokodweni Toll Plaza onto the R66/ Melmoth/ Ulundi. 14km passed Eshowe turn off left to Shakaland, which is well signposted.