Bed, Breakfast and Tours


ElandIMG_7619sheim is the ideal base from which to explore the famous Zululand battle sites. We offer you a gateway to the kingdom of Shaka Zulu, South Africa’s Napolean!

We offer affordable, comfortable accommodation, ranging from camping and cabins with shared ablutions, to cabins or rooms with en suite bathrooms. Our kitchen provides home cooked, hearty breakfasts and dinners (limited set menu) at extra cost. (View below for further details and rates)



ELH Villa inside

Elandsheim has extensive grassy grounds, shaded by magnificent Acacia trees. The surroundings are tranquil Zululand bush.

For battlefield enthusiasts, we have partnered with Mike Nel (, a registered tour guide who specialises in bringing the battlefield history to life with his extensive knowledge of the area and the events that defined it. Let us know if you would like us to book a tour for you.

For those who prefer to act as their own guide, key battle sites in close proximity are:


   Rourke’s Drift: 14 km

   Isandlwana: 33km

   Blood River / Ncome: Just over an hour’s drive

   Maps of the battle sites are available on request.

   Other activities include hiking, bird watching, visits to nearby game farms,  and a visit to a Zulu cultural village.