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Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge & Traditional Village

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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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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Lot H29, Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960 South Africa
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Zulu Inyala Airport29 km
Richards Bay Airport73 km
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We visited the cultural village in December 2018, with family. Reception was poor. Cost quite pricey. Tour guide was good, and quite knowledgeable about zulu culture. The male participants in the village were very enthusiastic. The female participants were disruptive and lacked
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We didn't stay at the hotel. We visited the traditional Zulu Village which depicts the lifestyle of the Zulu. Very entertaining and educational. Saw how they make shields, baskets and jewelry. Only 19 families live at the village.
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Took an international guest there on our way to Hluhluwe- unable to have lunch as person with freezer keys had gone home, nothing cultural to see, staff offered no advice or info,busy with renovations but staff at entrance did not tell us - very disappointing experience!
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Ok it’s. Tourist village but you know what..our group loved it. We stayed for one night. Easy and friendly check in. Our double rooms including dinner and breakfast which was great value. In our rooms the bathrooms were updated and huge.The beds were comfortable, fridge, TV with
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This tourist attraction has two parts paid for separately. A small reptile (e.g. various crocs), birds and snake zoo and a traditional village. Most animals in the zoo are very passive, due to their normal day-time behavior. There is ample information presented about the
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Hi aida630, apologies for the late reply. The tradtitional village tour is run 3 times a day, and lasts 90mins. The times are 8.15am, 11.00am and 3.15pm. You are welcome to arrive there before any of the times and purchase a ticket.
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"All rooms are encased in a Rondavel. Each one painted the colours of the tribes, I understand."
"Stay away if you want a nice hotel"
"Come in a group of 4 so that you can get a good rate on the Hluhluwe game drive."
"units close the swimming pool, if you have children, so as to keep an eye over them."
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South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalZululandHluhluwe
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