Explore and Discover South Africa

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  • Day Trips

    Lesedi

    North from Johannesburg, is the Lesedi Cultural Village, also known as the Lesedi African Lodge. It is located amongst the rocky hills and picturesque bushveld, brimming with culture and the Xhosa, Pedi, Zulu, Basotho and Ndebele traditions. Lesedi Cultural Village is close enough to Johannesburg to make it a day trip, or you are welcome to stay overnight. There are two unique experiences ...

  • Day Trips

    Zulu Experience

    KwaZulu Natal is well known for their lush lands, beautiful seas and the warrior Zulu nation. Why don’t you take a day trip to take part in the true Shakaland Zulu experience. There are a few day trips, a lot of them starting at 08h30 and lasting for eight hours.

  • Vryheid

    Khambula

    Near the town of Vryheid, a battle considered by many to be the turning point of the Anglo-Zulu War, ensued on 29 March 1879. This historical area is the Khambula Battlefield. What makes visiting this battlefield so incredible, although somewhat difficult to find without a guide, is that the Khambula Battlefield has remained unspoilt. When standing on the Battlefield, ...

  • Zululand

    Eshowe

    The main feature of the market town of Eshowe is also its crowning glory. This surrounding Dhlinza Forest will captivate your imagination and your heart with the greatest of ease. Said to be named after the soft swishing sound of the wind blowing through these forests, Eshowe is the oldest European settlement in Zululand and it is also the capital of Zululand. Thus, if you are travelling in ...

  • Thousand Hills

    Phezulu

    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 ...

  • Drakensberg

    Bergville

    If you’re travelling to the Northern Drakensberg you will no doubt venture through the small town of Bergville at some stage. Known as the ‘gateway to the Northern Drakensberg’, this small but scenic town is situated on the banks of the Tugela River – right in the shadow of the dramatic Drakensberg Mountains. The village was originally established in 1897 and it has since proved to be ...

  • Ulundi

    Emakhosini Ophathe

    The Ophathe Game Reserve was established in they year 1991 along the White Mfolozi River. Situated under 10 km from the town of Ulundi, the park takes in the stunning eMakhosini valley. Now known as the eMakhosini Ophathe Heritage Park, the area creates a unique opportunity for visitors to enjoy the area's rich natural, historical and cultural heritage. Locals and international visitors ...

  • South Coast

    Banana Express

    The Banana Express has been closed since 2007One of the top attractions on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast is the Banana Express. Offering sight-seers the opportunity to experience a ride on a steam train, the Banana Express is a fantastic way to explore this region of South Africa.

  • Languages

    Zulu

    Zulu or isiZulu is another of South Africa's official languages. Spoken by some 10 million individuals, most of whom reside in South Africa, Zulu is the home language of 24% of South Africans and is understood by more than 50% of the country's inhabitants. Forming part of the Nguni group of the Bantu languages, Zulu and Xhosa are mutually understandable.

  • Languages

    Swati

    Swati is known as siSwati, Swazi and Sewati. It is one of the Bantu languages of the Nguni Group, and it is spoken in Swaziland and South Africa. Swati is closely related to Xhosa, Zulu and Ndebele, but is a seperate language and one of South Africa's eleven official languages.