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Address: Isandlwana, South Africa
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Full-Day Battle of Isandlwana Battlefields Tour from Durban
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Full-Day Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift Battlefield Tour from Durban

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Evocative and hauingly lovely

A very well presented battle site that really requires a good guide to bring the events to life as the museum is pretty average. A very worthwhile trip together with Rorkes Drift... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 March 2016
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

A very well presented battle site that really requires a good guide to bring the events to life as the museum is pretty average. A very worthwhile trip together with Rorkes Drift if history floats your boat.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

A very though provoking visit, the small but informative museum is very good, telliing the story of the events surrounding the battle.The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. I visited with a zulu guide arranged by my hotel who gave me the battle from the zulu perspective, so we were away from the car park and wandering all over the... More 

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Marlow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

A day out with Isandlwana Lodge Military historian Rob Gerrard made our visit so special. His knowledge and passion for the subject created a vivid image of the events that took place at Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift in 1879. A truly memorable experience.

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Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

This was a lovely monument to visit. Very senic and a great place to take photos of the surrounding area. You can climb the small mountain if you want to or just wander around the monuments. WEAR SUNSCREEN - there is zero shade.

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Banff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We was lucky in that we did Rorkes drift on the 22nd a friday and next day they had a battle reenactment which was briliant the president arrived in a helicopter so all in loads people great atmosphere very friendly atmosphere real good fun then onto the battlefield to see the location the first Zulu battle happened

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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The site on itself is okay, nothing spectacular. But I would reckon if you can take a tour with a guide it will be very impressive as you will hear the stories and background info. As we were by ourselves it was a lesser experience. The ticket office is on the other side of town and you have to pay... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

It's been a few years since we visited Isandlwana the 1st time but the memory of the feelings that it invoked are as strong as ever. We see the white stone cairns (where soldiers died and are buried) then on the battlefield are extremely poignant. Isandlwana Battle Field should qualify to be a World Heritage Site. You can visit the... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

We visited both Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. We had seen the film Zulu but visiting the battlefields turned entertainment into reality. Being in the battlefield really makes on understand what happened here

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Mafikeng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

See the Anglo-Zulu War come to life! (Remember your guidebook from the Visitor Centre for R5). Also wear proper hiking shoes because of the tough terrain).

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Howick, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

We spent 2 days in the battlefields with Rob Caskie. He took us and our English friends to Isandhlawana where we sat on the battlefield as Rob painted the picture of the British and Zulu soldiers, their strategies and the result there of. We spent the night at the Isandhlawana Lodge and went to Rorke's Drift the following morning. We... More 

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