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GOODERSON DUMAZULU LODGE
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At Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge in Hluhluwe there are 31 rounded ethnic huts, housing twin rooms and double rooms, arranged in a circle around a central cattle kraal to resemble a traditional Zulu village.

Exteriors are designed to reflect the different tribes of Southern Africa – Zulu, Swazi, North Sotho, Xhosa, Venda, Tsonga and Ndebele. Comfortable interiors reflect the rustic, warm colours of Africa – burnt oranges, rich reds and deep browns. Each unit includes an en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.

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Gooderson DumaZulu Traditional Zulu Village

Experience traditional KwaZulu-Natal hospitality at Gooderson DumaZulu Traditional Zulu Village, South Africa’s biggest cultural village. Watch as locals make spears, shields, baskets and clay pots. Peek into the world of the sangoma and have a one on one reading. Experience the rhythmic drumbeat and dance of Africa. Taste Zulu beer. Watch the throwing of the bones.

Situated in the heart of Zululand near Hluhluwe, Gooderson DumaZulu Traditional Zulu Village is as much a living cultural museum as it is a natural and therapeutic outdoors environment for guests to reconnect with nature. Cultural guides give guests a rare insight into local customs.

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Gooderson Bird & Reptile Park

Gooderson Dumazulu Walk Thru Bird and Reptile Park is the largest free flight aviary in KwaZulu-Natal.

Our Bird and Reptile Park has been officially unveiled by His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu in March 2014. Read more about this event in this article from Zululand Observer.

Enjoy the birdlife in their natural habitat as you wander through the 3000 square meter wonderworld which includes an elevated walkway, waterfall features and seated areas amongst local Fauna and Flora.

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