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Nyani Cultural Village

Cheetah lnn Road | Eco Academy, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
+27 83 785 5354
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An amazing experience

The village is cosy and original. The surrounding gives you a feeling of the tribals and their way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tonny T
via mobile
Interesting, But a Recreation

We were looking for authenticity, this is a recreation of a village...they tell you the history of... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Audra B
Melville, New York
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Feel the rhythm of the African heart beat with the sound of the beating drums, in the colorful tribal dances and tastes of traditional aromatic African food. Awaken your senses at the Nyani Cultural Village.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mopani worms” (2 reviews)
“rhythm” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Cheetah lnn Road | Eco Academy, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The village is cosy and original. The surrounding gives you a feeling of the tribals and their way of living. The dancers gives their best. Incredible how they can jump around and sing at the same time. The rhythm of the drums goes directly to...More

Thank Tonny T
Maureen L, Owner at Nyani Cultural Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for these generous words Tonny. My team live to dance and dance to live, so your continued support and ongoing enthusiasm and appreciation of their passion to perform is so important to all of us. We thank you and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were looking for authenticity, this is a recreation of a village...they tell you the history of the peoples of the recreated village, but these are not authentic people living in an authentic village living an authentic life. ALthough the show was good, food was...More

1  Thank Audra B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Our time at Nyani was terrific!! We were there with a group of Rotary Exchange students and they were well into the singing and dancing. The performers, in a small village setting, put on an energetic and engaging show, telling of the migration and history...More

1  Thank celticantique
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Its not your local everyday show. It is a build up of many cultures and the true meaning of dance and story telling. Well worth visiting, meet the people share thier passion and join in a meal. Its all a worthy cause. I will be...More

1  Thank Richard v
Maureen L, Owner at Nyani Cultural Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you so much Richard, this comment means so much to my team and even more to me. Although this project aims to provide a cultural experience for visitors to Limpopo, it also aims to up-skill and provide job opportunities for local artists in order...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

My husband was skeptical at attending this, but turns out we had an amazing time! Great introduction of the area's history shown through music and dance, and traditional food (complete with cooked worm!). Very unknown - a hidden gem!

1  Thank zoemadiwilliams
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a must for anyone visiting the Kruger area. It is under-priced and over delivers. The energy and enthusiasm of the performers would not be out of place on a West End stage and the visit to the village is informative and fun. To...More

1  Thank Ivan L
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The passion, enthusiasm and enjoyment of the dancers is infectious, loads of rhythm and energy! Recommended for everyone.

2  Thank Caryn B
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Our tour group of nine was staying at Jackalberry Lodge when I asked the front desk person if a visit to Nyani could be arranged. After some calling around, a performance was set for later that day, and a van came to transport us to...More

1  Thank Robert N
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The history of the Africans as told in dance. The dancers have endless energy. I loved the show which lasted over 90 minutes. At the end of the show they invite the audience to join them in a dance. After their dances they give you...More

1  Thank SThomp3488
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Our family really enjoyed the cultural show at the Nyani Cultural Village. The performers were all very enthusiastic and welcoming and made a wonderful event, even with a small audience. The dances, songs, custumes are authentic and all tell a story. There was interaction with...More

2  Thank jackie-s-nc
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6 July 2016|
Response from Maureen L | Property representative |
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28 June 2016|
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Response from Maureen L | Property representative |
Hello Dan, thank you for your inquiry! I have replied to you by email and suggested we choose a date that suites your program. If Tuesday 26th is suitable we can invite other guests to join you and build an audience! I wait... More