THINGS TO DO
Animal Petting Farm
Country Craft Shop
Our scenic animal touch farm is a favorite for young and old, and a delight to visit.
A unique gift shop that supports local businesses and crafters. Precious Zululand souvenirs.
Mtonjaneni Zulu Historical Museum
The Mtonjaneni Zulu Historical Museum is situated on the Mtonjaneni Lodge grounds, adjacent to the site of the Fort Victoria and Mtonjaneni as well as the Mtonjaneni Spring where Dingaan used the send the 2000 maidens daily to fetch clean water.
The museum was officially opened in 2006 and features a unique collection of Anglo-Zulu War artifacts and rich cultural heritage. This collection boasts 2771 registered items of the Thembani Collection and is believed to be the biggest collection of Anglo-Zulu War artifacts in the world, and represents the following battlefields: Isandlwana, Roke's Drift, Intombi Drift, Hlobane, Khambula, Ulundi, Gingindlovu.
The museum may be visited on demand, please enquire at reception.
Schools and tour groups are encouraged to prearrange guided visits.
Kwazulu Handcraft Centre
The Kwazulu Handcraft Centre is a rural job-creation initiative and community commitment by Mtonjaneni Lodge.
Local Zulu men and women carefully craft a series of Zulu artifacts made from treaded Nguni Cow hides and traditional beadwork.
Some of our artifacts include:
Traditional Zulu Shield in varies sizes (10cm – 1.5m)
Beaded Fly Whisks
Beaded Medicine Bottles
Beaded Battle Axes
Our products are ideal for corporate gifts or the perfect memento of something unique to the Zulu Culture.
We supply these beautiful handcrafted items to many tourists and local curio stores.
To find out more or to visit our workshop, please contact Rina Harris.