Nearby to the small town of Hluhluwe, guests seeking a traditional African experience will find DumaZulu Lodge, styled on the culture of the Zulu people who predominate in this lush corner of the country. Staying in authentic huts with modern amenities, guests will find an abundance of exciting attractions in the area, making this a worthwhile holiday option. Aside from onsite cultural experience at the Traditional Village, guests can explore the Hluhluwe/Umfolozi National parks, the Isimangaliso wetlands world heritage site, the best bird-watching in South Africa and beautiful beaches at St Lucia and Sodwana Bay. There is also fantastic diving and game fishing along the pristine coastline.
Accommodation at the lodge is in 21 rounded traditional huts that are positioned in the kraal formation typical of Zulu culture, although in this case, they surround a sparkling swimming pool. The interiors are individually decorated to showcase the diverse ethnic composition of the country and perfect for self-catering holidays. Other accommodation features are:
Families are welcome to make use of the outdoor's children playground with their young children. The traditional Zulu Village is worth a visit while the swimming pool invites for a refreshing swim during those warm and sunny afternoons. Other facilities include:
Visitors have the unique opportunity to experience the traditional KwaZulu-Natal hospitality at the on-site DumaZulu Traditional Village, which is South Africa’s biggest cultural village. Guests watch as the local's craft spears, shields, baskets as well as clay pots. Experiencing the world of the sangoma, exploring the rhythmic drumbeat and dance of Africa, tasting Zulu beer, watching the throwing of the bones all make for an unforgettable experience.