Popular Attractions

In & around Zululand

Owen’s Camp is ideally situated for those who want to explore the area’s many historical and cultural attractions.

  • Spirit of the eMakhosini  - An iconic memorial to commemorate the Valley and the Kings – five kilometres from the Guest House
  • The Multi-media centre showcasing the Valley – one kilometre from the Guest House
  • The graves of seven Zulu Kings – within 1-10 kilometres away.
  • Graves of Voortrekkers and the ruins of their homes – about 10 kilometres away.
  • Game – plentiful in the 23ha Heritage Park – it is possible to view game on foot
  • Ondini Cultural Museum – the finest collection of the material culture of the Zulu people – 25 kilometres away
  • King Cetshwayo’s partially restored Royal Residence – Ulundi, 25 kilometres away
  • uMgungundlovu, the partially restored Royal Residence of King Dingane – visible from the guest house and within walking distance
  • The graves of and memorial to Piet Retief and 100 of his followers put to death by King Dingane in 1836 – one kilometre away
  • World famous iMfolozi/Hluhluwe game reserve featuring the Big Five – 60 kilometres away
  • Battlefield of Ulundi – site of the final battle of the Zulu War of 1879 that took place on July 4 – 25 kilometres away
  • Gqokli Hill battlefield – scene of battle between the young Shaka and Zwide that laid the foundation of the Zulu Empire – about 23 kilometres away
  • Nodwengu Site museum and grave of King Mpande – centre of Ulundi, 25 kilometres away
  • Remains of Stone Age settlements are visible throughout the Heritage Park

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