About AHA Shakaland
Shakaland is a traditional Zulu Umuzi or homestead, divided into the home of the Zulu's and hotel rooms. This unique resort was 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 recreation 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.
Stay in first-class accommodation in traditional beehive huts, with all mod-cons such as en-suite bathrooms. Hotel Shakaland is more than just a tourist attraction, it is an enriching experience affording a better understanding of the Zulu nation, its people and their intriguing customs.
Accommodation is offered in 55 traditional beehive huts, each equipped with a private bathroom with a shower, modern conveniences and superb views. All rooms feature television sets with selected DStv, and an audio-visual room is available in the evenings should guests wish to watch television instead of the Zulu cultural experience or tribal dancing.
A swimming pool is situated next to the restaurant, ideal for cooling off on those balmy tropical days. Other facilities include babysitters, a comprehensive curio shop on the premises and a tea and coffee station, all operational 24-hours a day.
Shakaland is one of South Africa's most unique attractions and boasts many exciting things to see and do and is a worthwhile addition to any itinerary, The hills to its east Offer a splendid View over the Mhlatuze Valley, where Shaka•s military stronghold, Kwagulawayo, once stood. Today there is virtually nothing left of the 19th-century citadel that commanded so much Of the Southern African region. Below Shakaland is Goedertrou Dam, on Which you can take a spectacular sunset boat cruise.
Conference Venues: A well equipped and modern conference room is available to accommodate up to 90 delegates.
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