UThukela District Municipality

Mission & Vision

The soul of the Zulu Kingdom


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


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.


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