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 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 numbers to make a reservation at Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre 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 is Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre located?
The address of Shakaland Hotel & Conference Centre is: Normanhurst Farm, Nkwalini Zululand, 3816.