Things to Do in Ulundi

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Mgungunlovu

Mgungunlovu

Battlefields in Ulundi (22.6 km from Ulundi)

Mgungundlovu was the capital of the Zulu kingdom during the reign of King Dingane, from 1829 to 1838. Several such military settlements were established by King Dingane but he lived at Mgungundlovu. Excavations have revealed much about the Royal homestead, its layout and construction. Mgungundlovu was roughly oval in shape and was about 500...

Things to do near Ulundi

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Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Hluhluwe (70.3 km from Ulundi)

Established in 1895, wildlife viewing has always been the prime attraction at Hluhluwe, close range sightings made all the more exciting with viewing hides conveniently overlooking waterholes. Today the reserve is part of the greater Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park covering 96 000 hectares and containing an immense diversity of animals, birds and plant...

Bivane Dam Bass Fishing

Bivane Dam Bass Fishing

Popular Attractions in Bivane (96.8 km from Ulundi)

Bass fishing is a popular activity at Bivane Dam, which is best done from a boat. Annual bass fishing competitions are held annually at this beautiful and scenic fishing venue. There is an abundance of under-water structures and the water is very clear, making stealth as essential element of your fishing strategy. Other fishing varieties include...

Mtonjaneni Zulu Cultural Museum

Mtonjaneni Zulu Cultural Museum

Battlefields in Melmoth (20.5 km from Ulundi)

Established in 2006. The Mtonjaneni Cultural Zulu Museum houses an excellent private collection of memorabilla and artefacts, consisting of the larges collection of the Anglo Zulu war in the world. Situated on the very site where Lord Chelmsford and his men camped and planned the final defeat of the Zulu Nation at Ulundi.

Thangami 4X4 Trail

Thangami 4X4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Vryheid (35.7 km from Ulundi)

Thangami 4x4 Trail is located within the rocky and mountainous area in between Vryheid, Nongoma and Ulundi. The trails are from 8 to 20 km long and graded between 2 and 3. There is no time limit on these trails. 4x4 And 2x4 vehicles can be used, as well as being able to self-drive or have a guide show you the routes. Low range is required and...

Shakaland

Shakaland

Popular Attractions in Eshowe (46.7 km from Ulundi)

Feel the pulsating rhythm of mysterious and magical Africa as you re-live the excitement and romance of the days of Shaka, King of the Zulus, in this authentic re-creation of the Great Kraal overlooking the Phobane Lake. Situated in the heart of Zululand between Eshowe and Melmoth, Shakaland nestles on the top of the Entombeni Hills, overlooking...

Primitive Trail

Primitive Trail

Hiking Trail in Hluhluwe (62.3 km from Ulundi)

If you like wild more than mild wilderness hiking, spend three or four nights backpacking and sleeping under the stars in Big Five territory. Hluhluwe-Imfolozi’s Primitive Trail provides equipment and food but without tents or permanent campsites. Their strict ‘no trace’ ethic means bathing is done in the river. Although walking distances are not...

Mtunzini Country Club

Mtunzini Country Club

Golf Courses in Mtunzini (80.4 km from Ulundi)

Pristine 18 Hole Golf Course set in the sleepy village of Mtunzini. The club house and bar area boasts breath taking views of the Indian Ocean and Umlalazi Lagoon. Other facilities available are the tennis and squash courts, Golf Shop, as well as a well equipped gym. The club house is available for Venue Hire.

Mtunzini Beach

Mtunzini Beach

Beaches in Mtunzini (82.3 km from Ulundi)

Mtunzini Beach is a unique destination for nature lovers. This hidden gem is perfect for anyone searching for simple beauty, quietness and relaxation. Mtunzini offers amazing walks and has abundant birdlife. The dunes and beach seemingly stretch forever, and the river meanders through the forest and pristine mangroves.

Umlalazi Nature Reserve

Umlalazi Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Mtunzini (82.5 km from Ulundi)

Home to the incredibly rare Palmnut Vulture, Umlalazi Nature Reserve provides restricted access to beautiful beaches and a river. Amazing birding life and small animals, numerous walks and picnic spots, beach fishing and swimming makes it a paradise for nature lovers. There is limited waterskiing and canoeing on the lagoon – keep a lookout for the...

Ithala Game Reserve 4x4 Trails

Ithala Game Reserve 4x4 Trails

Four By Four Trails in Louwsburg (85.6 km from Ulundi)

Ithala Game Reserve 4x4 Trails is not well-known for 4x4ing but unknown to many, they offer two trails. The Bivane Trail offers more of a challenge and requires a low range vehicle. This trail has easy stream crossings. The Nce Nce Trail is a more scenic route with a bit more emphasis on game viewing. A 4x2 vehicle can be used on this trail. ...

Bivane 4x4 Trail

Bivane 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Bivane (85.6 km from Ulundi)

Bivane 4x4 Trail is located in the Ithala Game Reserve and the nearest town is Vryheid, 67 km away. The route takes you through the reserve with fantastic views. Be aware that there are no escape tracks on this route and it can be quite treacherous during the rainy seasons. The Bivane 4x4 Trail is 17 km in length and takes about 5 hours to...

Ithala Game Reserve

Ithala Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Louwsburg (88.1 km from Ulundi)

Offering four of the Big Five, prolific birdlife and spectacular mountain scenery, Ithala Game Reserve is definitely worth a visit. The park is run by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and features self-guided walking and auto trails, picnic sites, braai facilities, a shop and the award-winning Ntshondwe Camp. Elephant, giraffe, buffalo, white and black...

Pappabeer Fishing Charters

Pappabeer Fishing Charters

Popular Attractions in Richards Bay (90.6 km from Ulundi)

Pappabeer Fishing Charters is a well-established company in Richard Bay. With our deep blue waters and variety of fish species, we promise you a fishing trip of a lifetime and an adventure you will never forget. Our skipper and owner has years of experience in these waters; we create a safe environment for everyone. Don’t worry if you have never...

Alkantstrand

Alkantstrand

Beaches in Richards Bay (92.6 km from Ulundi)

Alkantstrand is located in the little town of Richards Bay; a sub-tropical beach that provides warm water from the Indian Ocean making it perfect swimming temperature all year round. Lifeguards are on duty throughout the year, and there are other amenities such as picnic tables, a grassy area, ablutions, parking, and a restaurant nearby. There...

Amatikulu Nature Reserve

Amatikulu Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Amatikulu Nature Reserve (92.8 km from Ulundi)

Amatikulu Nature Reserve is perfect for a weekend getaway or for a day trip from Durban, Eshowe, Mtunzini or Richards Bay. The small reserve is situated on the coast between the Tugela and Amatikulu Rivers. It is one of the few places in Southern Africa where wildlife can be seen grazing on forested dunes overlooking the sea. Explore the reserve...