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Ecabazini Zulu Home

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a wonderful place where one can experience true Zulu lifestyle. From excellent wooden fired cooked meat (BBQ) and traditional food, bread, Zulu white beer, dance, sword fight and sleep in the super cool huts. Take your time to enjoy the lake nearby.

Thank RC S
Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had the privilege of living at Ecabazini for an extended period in 2003 and have been back with friends every two years since. I love the setting, the land, the beautiful and authentic accommodation in either a "beehive" (all thatch) or rondavel (thatched roof) hut. Everything about this well maintained place teaches you about the amazing Zulu tradition. The...

Thank ykilcup
Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We were a group of Americans traveling from Durban to the Drakensberg Mountains. We stopped here on the advice of friends and found it to be wonderful. The huts were interesting and comfortable, the bathrooms were clean, and the food was wonderful. I appreciated the Zulu culture being explained to us, and found it tremendously interesting. I fell in love...

Thank Amy H
Western Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2012

We didn't have enough time to go deep into Kwa-Zulu Natal, and Ecabazini was on our way to Durban, an easy and scenic half hour drive from Pietermaritzberg. Visitors stay in a traditionally built Umuzi (homestead) and we chose the beehive hut, made all from grass and reeds. Incredible lying in bed (a normal bed for us tourists with blankets...

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Address: Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Number of rooms: 5
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“Every hut has it's own unique qualities, you will love whichever one you choose!”
ykilcup, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to stay in one of the straw huts! There are two, and they are super awesome!”
Q6103TMamyh, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“You need to be ok about not having an ensuite and walking at night by lamplight to a shared bathroom. But there are no dangerous animals!”
  • Our beehive house
  • One of the rondvaal, with the wooden cattle Kraal in foreground
  • Inside our handmade reed house
WAtrio, 26 Jul 2012 | Read review
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