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Zulu Hut

Zulu Hut - accommodation in Winterton


One beehive hut with double bed on platform and double sleeper couch below. Fully equipped for self catering with microwave, fridge, cooker, etc for 4 people. Unique cave-like rock finish in shower and toilet. Large rock swimming pool on premises. Owners home on same property.

Situated in the foothills of the Central Drakensberg mountains, in the beautiful Champagne Valley, are the totally unique Zulu Hut and Inkunzi Cave. Rock finish inside and out, with rock paintings and carvings on the walls guarantee you an all African experience.
Relax with sundowners in the attached rock pools as you take in the stunning views of Champagne Castle and Cathkin Peak.

Inkunzi Cave sleeps 1- 2 couples comfortably. The bedroom has a stunning rock bath and toilet en suite. The lounge/kitchen area has a comfortable double sleeper couch and its own toilet and rock shower. Glass doors open on to a large rock swimming pool. Bushman carvings and etchings on the walls, as well as surround sound music and amazing views, provide a truly spiritual experience.

The Zulu Hut
is ideal for 1-2 couples or a family of 4. It has a separate bedroom with double bed, and a single bed suspended from the roof above the sleeper couch in the lounge area. Peep at the mountain through a crack in the rock whilst enjoying a hot shower or relax on your bed and watch the changing moods of the mountain.

Both units are fully equipped for self-catering with cooker, microwave, fridges, sound system, heater etc.
DSTV is provided in the Cave and is an optional extra in the Hut.
Please note that the pools are not fenced.

You will be hosted by well-known local artist, Steve Bull and his wife, Estelle, who live in the main house. Steve is responsible for all the amazing artwork in the units and he also welcomes you to visit his studio to view some of his other work.

There is only 1 Hut and 1 Cave on the property.

Comfy double bed on a platformTV, sound system and heater for your comfortView from the Zulu Hut


Nearby attractions include:

  • Drakensberg Boys' Choir School (concerts Apr, Nov & school term Wednesdays)
  • Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre
  • Ardmore Ceramic Studio
  • Champagne Sports Resort Golf Course
  • Helicopter flips
  • Excellent Restaurant
  • Horse riding
  • KwaZulu Weavers rug and candle factory
  • Fishing
  • The Oaks Supermarket & Petrol
  • Hikes up the mountain from Monk�s Cowl
  • Valley Bakery, Coffee Shop and Art gallery.
  • River rafting and Quad Bikes
  • Abseiling
  • Spionkop Nature Reserve - Large game (35 km)
  • Thokizisa Tourist Centre and Restaurant


Zulu Hut, Champagne Valley, DrakensbergFully equipped kitchenUnique cave-like finish in bathroom & shower


Petrol, restaurant, mini ATM and supermarket at Dragon Peaks Park (1km away).
Contact Details:
Tel: 086 127 6237
Int. Tel: +27 51 924 0585


From Durban: Take the Bergville/Colenso turn-off from the N2 (exit 179). Travel to Winterton. Turn left at Pep Stores over railway line. Travel for +- 30 km. Pass Champagne Sports, Drakensberg Sun, Dragon Peaks Park and Drakensberg Boys Choir. 300m after Dragon Peaks is entrance to Highlands on right. We are at No. 8. From Johannesburg: Travel along N2 to Bergville and then Winterton. Turn right over the railway line as you enter Winterton and follow instructions as above.

Splash pool with waterfall adjoining Hut