Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge

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Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge 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. 

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.

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.

Accommodation features are:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Television.


  • Dining area and bar
  • Meeting facilities
  • Car park
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Traditional Zulu Village
  • Gift shop
  • Children's playground.

Activities and Services

  • Duma Zulu Sangoma
  • Duma Zulu Traditional Lunch
  • Duma Zulu Walk Thru Bird & Reptile Park
  • Duma Zulu Cultural Show
  • Safari Drive
  • Guided Nyala Trail
  • Reception
  • Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Vending machines
  • Cultural tours
  • Wildlife tours
  • Fax & photocopying.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Selected satellite channels
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge

  • Children's playground
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

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FAQs about Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge located?
Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge is located at the following location / address: Lot H29, Bushlands Rd, Hluhluwe.