The following guides are based in the Eshowe / Melmoth / Ulundi / Vryheid areas


  • Battlefields
  • Zulu Culture/ Culture
  • Wildlife/Birding/Nature

Henry Bird

Henry Bird, a long time resident of Eshowe, is a Zulu culture, nature and history guide. His particularly forte is the Anglo Zulu War of 1879. He is also a provincial guide for KwaZulu-Natal. Registration no. KZN 0131.


Tel:+27(0)35 474 2348 / +27(0)82 484 7406

Rex Duke

Rex Duke Has spent his life living in Zululand and has followed in the footsteps of his father Fred Duke, conducting guided tours to the eMakhosini ( Valley of the Zulu Kings), the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park (30km away) and the Anglo Zulu War of 1879, in which he specialises. Based at the uMuzi Bushcamp in the grounds of the Ondini Cultural Museum in Ulundi he is conveniently situated for tours of the Zulu Kingdom. Guide Registration No KZN0060.


Tel:+27(0)35 870 2500 / +27(0)082 825 6896

Wilfred Mchunu

Wilfred Mchunu is an avid enthusiast of the Zulu people with a vast amount of knowledge of their history and culture. Wilfred conducts tours to many historical Zulu and Zulu war sites as well as Zulu cultural sites such as eMakhosini (the Valley of the Kings), Dingane’s Kraal and the Battle of Ulundi.


Tel:+27(0)79 868 9229