The village consists of woven Zulu round huts, arranged according to the tradition in a circle around the cattle kraal. In DumaZulu there are living about 50 Zulus including a healer or Sangoma. Among them are a shield maker, a potter, a basket weaver and many dancers. Visitors are being accompanied by a guide, who provides them with detailed information on history and tradition of the Zulu people.
DumaZulu is managed by the renowned anthropologist and Zulu specialist Graham Stewart, also known as the "White Zulu". On the premises is a lodge with very beautiful accommodation, a restaurant and a bar. Contact: 035-5622260
Top: The Sangoma, traditional healer and fortune teller of the Zulus. Left: A spear maker at work in DumaZulu.
DumaZulu - the name means "Thundering Zulu" - is the biggest Zulu Cultural Village in South Africa and also the only village officially opened by Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini andthereby given the official stamp of authenticity.