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Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge & Traditional Village

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Free Parking
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3 Star Hotel
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...
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Lot H29, Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
28.5 km to Zulu Inyala Airport
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Lovely game lodge ! Very peaceful and quiet and well kept grounds. Staff need some proper training- welcoming was a bit stiff and not a lot of info was given to us. Self catering units need attention as it is a bit run down and...More

Thank Lacea S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brightly painted thatch huts situated around the pool and braai area set in lush nature. Great for families. Hut was perfect and comfortable. Cleaned daily. Good satellite tv. The crocodile and snake park is right there and is quite an attraction for the children especially...More

Thank JudyJcbay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bird and reptile park are in a poor state. Half the terrariums are empty, missing labels, or labeled incorrectly. Complaimed to management and they were unresponsive. Said they were busy with upgrades, a sign or warning by the staff would have been appreciated.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We thought we were going to an authentic Zulu village, not! It’s built as a tours trap, and nothing is authentic. The supposed chief did stand at the door of the bus expecting tips upon our departure. souvenirs are available but pricy.

Thank John W
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Visiting the DumaZulu cultural village was one of the highlights of our trip to South Africa. We arrived on a soggy morning, so there weren't many people around. The staff and performers gave us their undivided attention, taking extra time to teach us Zulu words,...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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"All rooms are encased in a Rondavel. Each one painted the colours of the tribes, I understand."
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"Stay away if you want a nice hotel"
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"Come in a group of 4 so that you can get a good rate on the Hluhluwe game drive."
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"units close the swimming pool, if you have children, so as to keep an eye over them."
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