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Sited high on a hill, Eshowe was once the capital of Zululand and a place where Zulu kings ruled over their people. The town is located in one of the most fertile areas of the KwaZulu-Natal Province and bounded by an untouched, primitive forest. A drive into Eshowe takes the traveller through lush green sugar cane fields dotted with Zulu kraals and wilderness areas.
The fine weather is a talking point in Eshowe and the residents boast that the town’s elevated position escapes the mugginess experienced by the high humidity that occurs in other parts of the province.
Eshowe is filled with history and the museum is the best place to begin your journey of the area. Although the town is somewhat remote, there are shopping centres, a golf course and most conveniences to make a stay enjoyable. However, the bright lights of Durban and the excellent swimming beaches in KwaZulu-Natal are only an hour’s drive... Show more
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.