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Phezulu Safari Park – Experience Zulu Culture

Against the backdrop of the world famous Valley of 1000 Hills, is the location of the PheZulu (meaning high up) Village. Here at the PheZulu Safari Park, visitors are able to truly feel the rhythm of Africa, by getting an inside look into the Zulu culture and its fascinating lifestyle and rituals. The friendly Gasa Clan, will invite you into their world, which is likely to be a family visit you will never forget.

The Gasa Clan, at PheZulu Safari Park, will take
you
into huts, which are traditionally shaped thatched, beehive huts. Here
you
will view artifacts, learn about the Zulu rituals and beliefs, and view
the
spectacular traditional dances, which are performed in traditional dress and
with
the utmost grace and agility, and a touch of humor!

PheZulu Safari Park is also home to a remarkable collection of
reptiles,
including the African Python and other indigenous snakes, as well as the Nile
crocodiles. But stealing the show is Junior. And don’t let his name
mislead you! Junior is a 4.5 meter crocodile who is believed to be
over a
hundred years old. With these credits to his name, Junior is the
oldest and
biggest crocodile in captivity.

The PheZulu Safari Park also offers 4×4 Bush drives that showcase a
variety of antelope and bird life within the park. The experienced
guides
will also educate visitors on the traditional uses of certain plants
and
bushes, and visits a contemporary Zulu homestead. The PheZulu Safari
Park
greatest challenge is the preserving and rehabilitation of the
indigenous
bushes and plant life. The Bush drives also allow the visitor to see
the
magnificent, panoramic views of the picturesque Valley of 1000 Hills
park.

The two restaurants, Mbizo and Croctilian, are sure to make your
mouth
water for their traditional and more adventurous meals. The Mbizo
Restaurant is situated in a boma styled environment, and serves
barbecues
and ‘potjie kos’ on open fires. he Croctilian on the other hand, will
serve you anything from a sandwich to a crocodile steak.

PheZulu Safari Park accommodates School Tours, and has self
catering,
thatch roofed cottages or a rustic campsite available. The Curio &
Gift
Shop will supply you with a colorful variety of memorabilia, as to
remind
you of your unique and memorable experiences at the PheZulu Safari
Park.