Talana Museum & Battle of Talana

Your guide will collect you at 09h00.

Visit Talana Museum and spend some time at leisure exploring what is considered one of the best museums in the country.  This large and varied museum comprises 17 buildings and is dedicated to subjects as diverse as war, agriculture, mining, industry and domestic life.

Situated on the site of the Battle of Talana (between the Boers and the British in 1899), the museum is set in a 20 acre heritage park.  Your guide will give a brief account of the battle. After lunch return to Dundee.

PRICE:

Min of 2: $75 pp
3-4 pax: $55 pp
5-6 pax: $40 pp

INCLUDED: Entry fees
EXCLUDED: Lunch – Light lunches are served at Miner’s Rest Restaurant on the Museum grounds.

Dundee Battlefields

Your guide will collect you at 08h30 to visit some of the battlefields that have made this area famous.

Our first stop is the Battle of Isandlwana and the Battle of Rorkes Drift. These 2 encounters between the Zulu’s and the mighty British Empire have gone down in history. During the Battle of Isandlwana, the Zulu’s wiped out almost an entire regiment of the mighty British Empire – the greatest defeat Britain ever suffered from a native force. Rorkes Drift, on the other hand, holds the record of the most Victoria Crosses (11) ever awarded during a single encounter.

Finally, we step into the Zulu/Boer war and visit Blood River, where a life-size laager of brass oxwagons commemorate the battle where 150 Boers defeated 6000 Zulu warriors. Return to Dundee in the late afternoon.

PRICE:

Min of 2: $90 pp
3-4 pax: $60 pp
5-6 pax: $40 pp

INCLUDED: Entry fees
EXCLUDED: Lunch – Light lunches are served at Rorkes Drift Cafe.

Ladysmith Battlefields

Your guide will collect you at 08h30 and head for the battlefields in and around Ladysmith.

En route, stop at the little-known Battle of Elandslaagte for a brief account. We then continue on to the Ladysmith Siege museum and Wagon Hill. After lunch, travel out of town to the Battle of Spioenkop. Return to Dundee in the late afternoon.

PRICE:

Min of 2: $105 pp
3-4 pax: $70 pp
5-6 pax: $45 pp

INCLUDED: Entry fees
EXCLUDED: Lunch – There are no lunch facilities en route and a packed lunch is recommended.

Midlands Meander

Your guide will collect you at 08h30 for a day in the Midlands Meander.

The Midlands Meander was started many years ago as a voluntary collection of crafters and has grown into an eclectic and fascinating mix of arts and crafts. Return to Dundee in the late afternoon.

PRICE:

Max of 6 pax: $210 pp

EXCLUDED: Lunch – Light and a-la-carte lunches are served at excellent restaurants and cafes on the route.

Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park

Your guide will collect you at 07h30 for a day at Didima in the Drakensberg.

Didima in the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park is renowned for the exceptional beauty of its mountainous landscapes, filled with hidden natural and cultural treasures, and is listed as South Africa’s first cultural and environmental World Heritage Site. Beyond its natural beauty and diversity of animal and plant species, as well as the variety of its habitats, the power of its cultural values lies in the San hunter-gatherers and the quality and multiplicity of their rock art. The Park is one of the most densely painted regions in Africa, if not the entire world. Didima camp boasts the San Rock Art Interpretive Centre, providing fascinating insights into the art and culture of the San, and includes static displays and audio-visual presentations within a reconstructed rock shelter.

There are also various short hiking trails around the camp to experience this natural wonder first hand. Return to Dundee in the late afternoon.

PRICE:

Min of 2: $120 pp
3-4 pax: $85 pp
5-6 pax: $55 pp

INCLUDED: Entry and conservation fee to Didima, Entry and presentation at San Rock Art Interpretive Centre.
EXCLUDED: Lunch – Light and a-la-carte lunches are served at Didima Camp’s restaurant.

Business terms

All payments must be made in cash or Bank transfers. A deposit of 50% of the total daily rates is required to confirm the booking. Balance of daily rates payable on arrival.

Excursions can be pre-booked or booked on arrival.
Prices are subject to change and is seasonal.
Bookings are subject to availability.