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Museum in Eshowe

Fort Nongqayi Museum Village

Based around three-turreted Fort Nongqayi, the museum village also includes the Zululand Historical Museum, with artefacts and Victoriana; the excellent Vukani Museum with its Zulu basketry collection; and a mission…
Forest in Eshowe

Dlinza Forest Reserve

When war approached, King Shaka is said to have hidden his wives in the thick swath of forest that now makes up this 2-sq-km reserve. There is prolific birdlife – look out for crowned eagles (Stephanoaetus coronatus…
International in Eshowe

Adam’s Outpost

Find refuge in the garden cafe and cosy, corrugated-iron restaurant, complete with real fireplaces and candles – easily the standout in Eshowe’s culinary roll call. Try a chicken mango salad or beef curry for lunch.