Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre

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The unique Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre can be found in the heart of Zululand, in KwaZulu - Natal, South Africa. This unique resort takes the form of a traditional Zulu homestead nestled between Eshowe and Melmoth.

The hotel rooms overlook the Phobane Lake from the top of the hills. The grounds of the Shakaland Hotel used to be the set of famous movies including 'Shaka Zulu' and 'John Ross'. Guests staying at the hotel in KwaZulu-Natal are guaranteed a uniquely African experience that takes visitors back to the excitement and romance of the days of King Shaka.

The Hotel offers visitors the opportunity to stay in a traditional style Zulu hut. These beehive huts are kitted out with satellite TV and en-suite bathrooms and feature fantastic views over the surrounding hills and valleys.


Guests staying here are invited to enjoy a refreshing swim in the swimming pool, do some shopping at the curio shop or explore cultural activities, including beer drinking ceremonies, fighting demonstrations, visits to sangomas, beadwork and pottery - making and viewing, spear throwing demonstrations, Zulu dancing, and hut building.


Shakaland is ideal for team building, corporate functions and educational conferences. The hotel’s modern conference room can accommodate up to 100 business delegates. A variety of team building activities are also available for groups, and these can be tailor-made to accommodate specific requests.

These activities include:

  • Trust fall
  • Art adventures
  • A variety of craft activities
  • Social investment activities
  • Extreme sports
  • Off-road driving
  • Raft building
  • Fire making
  • Themed events
  • Barge cruise
  • Firewalking


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Satellite TV
  • TV

Facilities Available at Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre

  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

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FAQs about Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre
What is the contact number for reservations?
The contact number to make a reservation at Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre is +27 (0)21 794 9050 and / or +27 (0) 827 823 142. Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.
How much does a room at Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre cost?
The average rate for a night's stay at Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre is R1,320.00 to R1,810.00.
Where is Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre located?
The address of Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre is: Normanhurst Farm, Nkwalini Zululand, 3816.

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

South African Resident Special

Discounted rates at Shakaland Hotel for South African Residents.

Included in the rate:

  • Full Home Stay: Dinner, Breakfast and Cultural Experience

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for South African Residents, proof of ID will be requested on check in
  • Rate code: SARESN
  • Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance
  • Subject to availability
  • Block out dates may apply