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Anglo Boer War Battlefields

KwaZulu Natal & Pretoria.

From Jo'burg you travel south to Dundee via the Hill of DovesBritish Mass Graves - Spionkop 1900 to the Talana Battlefield being the first major battle of the war, this is a superb open air Museum. In Ladysmith we visit the Siege Museum with its excellent diorama of the Ladysmith field of operation, on the main street is All Saints Church, still visible is the hole where a Long Tom shell went through the roof without exploding, inside the Church there is the roll of honour of over 3000 names of British soldiers and sailors together with the regiments that they served with. On a hill Churchill train ambush grave site 1899 north west of the town we visit the site of Whites HQ with it's commanding view of the town and surrounding area. From Ladysmith we visit the Churchill memorial to see the armoured train ambush site which led to the capture of a young Winston on 15 November 1899, and his Pretoria Prison. Nearby is the Clouston Garden of Remembrance and Military Cemetery and Col Longs Gun site where the Boers captured 10 artillery guns from the British at the Battle of Colenso (15 Dec 1899). About 30 kms south west of Ladysmith is the killing field of Spionkop; we take a tour of the Battlefield and explain the events that took place which involved such people as Winston Churchill and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. One of our accommodations is on the Battlefield near Nicholson's Nek also know as the Battle of Ladysmith, you can also visit the southern defenses of Platrand (Wagon Hill) and Tugela Heights with the final push into Ladysmith to break the 118 day siege.

You can also visit the capital of South Africa; Pretoria, with Winston Churchill's prison, one of the old Boer forts and the old British HQ with the signing of the peace treaty in May 1902 as well as Breaker Morant & Peter Hancock's final resting place.

Tour duration - 4 days to 8 days depending on the destinations chosen, tours can be customised and combined with the Zulu Battlefields.


Boer Battlefields and Kruger Park

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10 day (9 nights) combined Anglo Boer Zulu Battlefields tour of KwaZulu Natal and wildlife Safari in the famous Kruger National Park with photo opportunities around the Drakensberg escarpment of the Blyderiver Canyon.

Includes: return transfers Johannesburg/Pretoria, accomodations, meals.

An information pack with our own documentation & maps is supplied for the Battlefields being visited.


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