Holidays to the Battlefields

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Walk the ancient battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal and breathe in the inescapable history of this unique area. There are a range of battlefield sites to discover, each with its own tale to tell. As hundreds of years have passed since many of the battles, visualising the brutal clashes that once ripped through the KwaZulu-Natal countryside can be hard to imagine. However, extensive tours to the sites are led by highly trained guides who lend their passion and expertise to paint a vivid description of events, leading you through each battle and providing a wealth of surrounding facts.

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With holidays to the Battlefields there are over 80 different sites, from a variety of military campaigns, to discover, along with various other places of interest including sites of remembrance, museums and old fortifications. Nearby the Battlefields you'll find the chance for some adventure of your own, with sailing on the Chelmsford Dam and thrilling white water rafting on the Thukela River's gushing rapids.

Battlefields Highlights

  • Exciting tours of a wide variety of battlefields led by knowledgeable guides
  • A number of museums, old fortifications and sites of remembrance to explore
  • Exciting adventure activities nearby, including sailing and white water rafting

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Selected Battlefields Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries, showcasing the best of Battlefields

All South Africa Itineraries
Horse riding

Durban, Drakensberg, Battlefields and Safari Self Drive

Days
16
Cost Per Person
From $2,110 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Durban, Battlefields, Drakensberg, Nambiti Private Game Reserve
Fans of the Rainbow Nation

Cape Town and Kwazulu Natal Self Drive Adventure

Days
12
Cost Per Person
From $2,610 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Battlefields, Nambiti Private Game Reserve
Man& boy lr

Self-Drive Battlefields Adventure

Days
8
Cost Per Person
From $1,690 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Battlefields, Drakensberg

Battlefields Accommmodation

All South Africa accommodations
  • Fugitives Drift Guest House
    Dining room

    An excellent window to the KZN Battlefields, this guest house is itself a piece of history in the area. Embark on exciting tours of battlefield sites and enjoy meals in the home once belonging to Mr Johan Potgieter and his family of "The Springing of the Year" fame.

  • Fugitives Drift Lodge
    area piscina

    A fantastic lodge for anyone with an interest in the history of South Africa, from Fugitives Drift Lodge visit the battlefields of KwaZulu Natal and have them brought to life by experienced guides.

  • Isibindi Zulu Lodge
    Exterior of beehive suite

    iSibindi Zulu Lodge is very much a tranquil bushveld escape, with fantastic views of the private game reserve on which it's set.