Kruger National Park Tour: Shangana Culture Village

Visit the Shangana Culture Village at the Kruger National Park and learn about the African culture. Along with a guide, you will experience Africa.


Shangana Culture Village & Marula Market near the Kruger National Park

The beautiful village of the Shangana is near Hazyview on the R 535. Native arts and crafts are sold there on the Marula Market. Guided tours lead you to the village and the homes to the Shangaan families. 

Day Tour - Guests will be guided to the Chief and his kraal hut. A guide explains the life and culture of the Shagaan. Further, the the sangoma (African healer) is visited, where traditional medicinal plants are explained which can be found in the area.

  • The day tour runs every hour between 9 and 17 clock.
Shangana Culture Village Kruger National Park Tour
Shagaan Chief

Kruger National Park Tour


Lunch Tour - Traditional food will be served at the village for lunch.
  • Times - 12 and 13 clock, booking required

Festive evening - Flaming torches appear from the chief's kraal in a special light. Singers and dancers of the Shangaan will show you a different aspect of the African culture. During the demonstration, home-brewed beer and snacks are served.

During the break, traditional dinner iwll be served at the huts. The evening promises to be a moving and unforgettable African experience.

Taking photographs in encouraged!

  • Hours: 18 clock summer-time, 17.15 clock winter, reservation required
Shangana Tour in South Africa - Kruger National Park
Shangaan village at the Kruger Park

The tours can be booked independently from your accommodation. We are happy to assist you. Please let us know in advance whether you arrive by car or want to be picked up by a tour guide. 

We look forward to hearing from you,

Your Kruger Park Team

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