NZ Khuzwayo
General Manager: Social and Economic Services

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About Us


The uThukela District Municipality is one of ten District Municipalities in the Province of Kwazulu Natal, and derives its name from one of the major rivers within the province, the uThukela River that rises from the Drakenseberg.

Located within the uThukela District Municipality is the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site. The District is bisected by the N3 National Road linking Gauteng and Durban, as well as the N11 which links Ladysmith to Newcastle into Mpumalanga.

Our Vision


An improved quality of life for all in a globally interconnected, stable and developed region.

Our Mission


To provide quality services and development in an efficient, effective, sustainable and cost efective manner.

  • uThukela Experience...

    The Soul of the Zulu Kingdom

UThukela Tourism Vision


‘In the next five years, uThukela will be a prime tourist destination offering a unique and diverse tourism experience anchored by the uKhahlamba - Drakensberg World Heritage Site and Battlefields with an increased domestic and foreign visitor base, linked to surrounding tourism attractions to actively contribute to the 2020 vision targets of the National Tourism Sector Strategy and KZN Tourism Master Plan.


This will be achieved by nurturing holistic and responsible tourism development which stimulates job creation with a well-resourced and efficiently managed and transformed tourism sector through an integrated destination marketing mechanism’.

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Where is the uThukela District Municipality?


The uThukela District Municipality is found in the KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The District is bisected by the N3 National Road linking Gauteng and Durban, as well as the N11 which links Ladysmith to Newcastle into Mpumalanga.

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  • uThukela District Municipality
    Contact the General Manager: Social and Economic Services

    General Manager

    (Social and Economic Services):

    NZ Khuzwayo

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 638 2400

    Contact Number:

    036 638 5100

    Physical Address:

    36 Lyell Street, Ladysmith, 3370

    Postal Address:

    PO Box 116, Ladysmith, 3370

    GPS Coordinates:

    28° 33’ 59.286”S

    29° 46’ 43.414”E

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Tourist Information Offices


  • uThukela District Municipality
    Contact the uThukela District Municipality Office

    Contact Person

    Zanele Ntshingela

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 638 5100

    Contact Number:

    063 694 6702

    GPS Coordinates:

    28° 33’ 59.286”S

    29° 46’ 43.414”E

  • Ladysmith Tourism
    Contact the Ladysmith Tourism Office

    Contact Person

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 637 2992

    Contact Number:

    083 633 7462

    GPS Coordinates:

    28° 34’ 03.49”S

    29° 46’ 26.58”E

  • Estcourt Tourism
    Contact the Estcourt Tourism Office

    Contact Person

    Reyah Bedesi

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 352 6253

    Contact Number:

    081 040 6065

    GPS Coordinates:

    29° 00’ 32.523”S

    29° 52’ 23.967”E

  • Okhahlamba / Drakensberg Tourism
    Contact the Okhahlamba / Drakensberg Tourism Office

    Contact Person

    Sphelele Mabaso

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 488 1988

    Contact Number:

    074 351 9032

    GPS Coordinates:

    28° 48’ 45.067”S

    29° 32’ 24.673”E

  • Intabamhlophe / Imbabazane Tourism
    Contact the Intabamhlophe / Imbabazane Tourism Office

    Contact Person

    Smanga Dubazane

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 353 0681

    Contact Number:

    079 371 3505

    GPS Coordinates:

    29° 06’ 22.490”S

    29° 41’ 14.026”E

  • Ekuvukeni / Indaka Tourism
    Contact the Ekuvukeni / Indaka Tourism Office

    Contact Person

    Shokwakhe Zwane

    Email

    Contact Number:

    034 261 1000

    Contact Number:

    072 707 9917

    GPS Coordinates:

    28° 27’ 42.226”S

    30° 09’ 14.836”E


Tour Guides


  • Alastair Heron
    Contact Tour Guide: Alastair Heron

    Contact Person

    Alastair Heron

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 488 1404

    Contact Number:

    084 512 4466

  • Chris van Schalkwyk
    Contact Tour Guide: Chris van Schalkwyk

    Contact Person

    Chris van Schalkwyk

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 448 1128

    Contact Number:

    082 464 2543

  • Danie du Preez
    Contact Tour Guide: Danie du Preez

    Contact Person

    Danie du Preez

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 631 1131

    Contact Number:

    082 493 5465

  • Elizabeth (Liz) Spiret
    Contact Tour Guide: Elizabeth (Liz) Spiret

    Contact Person

    Elizabeth (Liz) Spiret

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 637 7702

    Contact Number:

    072 262 9669

  • Piet van Rooyen
    Contact Tour Guide: Piet van Rooyen

    Contact Person

    Piet van Rooyen

    Contact Number:

    036 631 2083

    Contact Number:

    082 887 5297

  • Raymond Heron
    Contact Tour Guide: Raymond Heron

    Contact Person

    Raymond Heron

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 488 1404

    Contact Number:

    082 573 0225

  • Simon Blackburn
    Contact Tour Guide: Simon Blackburn

    Contact Person

    Simon Blackburn

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 448 1171

    Contact Number:

    082 379 1864

  • Snaye Mkhulise
    Contact Tour Guide: Snaye Mkhulise

    Contact Person

    Snaye Mkhulise

    Email

    Contact Number:

    082 387 1128

  • Vincent Horn
    Contact Tour Guide: Vincent Horn

    Contact Person

    Vincent Horn

    Email

    Contact Number:

    036 631 0740

    Contact Number:

    083 781 0740

  • Elijah Mbonane
    Contact Tour Guide: Elijah Mbonane

    Contact Person

    Elijah Mbonane

    Email

    Contact Number:

    073 137 4690

  • Umphafa Tours
    Contact Tour Guide: Umphafa Tours

    Contact Person

    Umphafa Tours

    Email

    Contact Number:

    082 216 9974

  • Mnweni Tours
    Contact Tour Guide: Mnweni Tours

    Contact Person

    Mnweni Tours

    Email

    Contact Number:

    072 712 2401