Hluhluwe is a small town in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It situated between Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve on the banks of the Hluhluwe River. The Zulu name refers to the thorny climbers that were found growning in profusion along the river. Cattle, timber, sugarcane and pineapples are farmed in the area. Up to 95% of South African pineapples are produced in this area.

Stretching north from the mighty Thukela River to the southern Lebombo Mountains, this far off the province is a treasure trove of African Jewels. Home of the proud Zulu warrior, a visit will open your eyes to the cultural history of this powerful nation whose status is still respected and revered today. Experience first hand the tribal rhythms and custorms that are the fabric of traditional life. Or you can watch dancing and building of beehive huts.

Further north, on the coastal flats east of the Lembobo and Ubombo mountains, are the Tstonga people who were never defeated by Shaka. These pastoral folk are famous is the Kosi Bay area for their fish kraal - it is the only place on the African coastaline where this particular type of fishing is still practiced today.


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Last update: 30 Jan 2023 @ 23:57

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