KwaZulu Natal Monuments

Known as the Kingdom of the Zulu, KwaZulu Natal is a melting pot of African, European and Indian cultures. Show on Map

Destinations in KwaZulu Natal


Visit the King Shaka Memorial

Where? Stanger
A 20-minute slide show on the history of King Shaka can be viewed and there is also a small curio shop and an Interpretative Centre. Shaka was born in Zululand in 1787, his mother being Princess Nandi, and ...

Statue of Gandhi

Where? Ladysmith
During the Battle of Spioenkop, Ghandi and a group of 1100 others were stretcher bearers. Ghandi performed incredibly well under the circumstances in these dark times and carried out his work exceptionally. ...

Visit the Morewood Memorial Garden

Where? Ballito
Just outside the holiday hotspot of Ballito, in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, the life and work of Sir Edmund Morewood are celebrated and memorialised. This part of the country is known as the ...

Explore the King Shaka Heritage Route

Where? Ballito
The Heritage Route celebrates one of the great Zulu chiefs. King Shaka Zulu is considered by many as the architect of the Zulu nation as he was responsible for joining scattered clans into the powerful unified ...

Visit the Juma Masjid Mosque

Where? Durban
The magnificent Juma Masjid Mosque, the largest mosque in the Southern hemisphere, dominates Durban's central Indian district. It's gilt-domed minarets tower over the bustling commercial area, but inside the ...

Rorke’s Drift Battlefields Tour

Where? Rorkes Drift
Listen at sunset to the famous story of Rorke’s Drift, where 139 British soldiers were attacked by 4,000 Zulu warriors, winning more Victoria Crosses than in any other battle in history, returning to the Lodge ...

Visit the One O' Clock Gun

Where? Pietermaritzburg
If you are walking through the City of Pietermaritzburg near midday you may hear the resounding noise of the one O’clock gun. As the sound of the blast runs through your entire body, not only are you made ...

Newcastle Town Hall

Where? Newcastle
Newcastle commenced building their town hall in 1897 in honour of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubliee. Once building was completed in 1899, the town’s people started a collection for a clock to be added to the ...

Durban Tourist Junction

Where? Durban Central
Feeling lost? Get down to the Tourist Junction at the old railway station now... you cant miss this large red brick, 19th century building on Monty Naicker Street. The old station itself is rather impressive ...

Rorke's Drift Orientation Centre

Where? Rorkes Drift
In the midst of the spectacular Drakensberg Mountain Range, the Rorke’s Drift Orientation Centre reveals insights, even secrets, about the beauty and history that surrounds it. This centre is designed to ...

Visit the Ladysmith Town Hall

Where? Ladysmith
When in Ladysmith, make a trip to the Town Hall and discover a building that is brimming with history and fascinating facts. The Ladysmith Town Hall was originally built in 1983 and by the 1900’s was rebuilt ...

Fort Nottingham Museum

Where? Fort Nottingham
This fascinating museum is hidden inside an old fort, here you can see interesting exhibits of the early settlers that came to the Natal Midlands around 1856. Learn more about the fort, who built it, the ...

Francis Farewell Square

Where? Durban
This historic square in the middle of Durban is the spot where the city originated as a tiny settlement of itinerant traders and hunters in the early 19th century. It is named for Henry Francis Flynn, one of ...

The Garden Of Remembrance

Where? Pietermaritzburg
The Garden of remembrance is a popular attraction and a beautiful spot in Pietermaritzburg, dedicated to those who gave their lives during the First and Second World War. South African soldiers were sent ...

Newcastle Armoury

Where? Newcastle
Newcastle made the decision to build an Armoury during the 1870’s when there was a threat of war against Zululand. The Armoury was built and provided a home for local volunteers and those in service. It is ...

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