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“Isandlwana Battlefield”

Isandlwana Battlefield
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US$226.11*
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Full-Day Battle of Isandlwana Battlefields Tour from Durban
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US$226.11*
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Full-Day Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift Battlefield Tour from Durban
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Los Angeles
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Isandlwana Battlefield”
Reviewed 20 November 2013

It was awesome. Especially when you had Rob Gerrard relating the story to you while you walk amongst the memorials and cairns. He made you see the battle in your mind's eye.

Visited October 2013
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Brisbane
Level 6 Contributor
329 reviews
145 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
“A very evocative memorial to an epic battle”
Reviewed 16 November 2013

This site is a memorial to a battle in which the well trained, well armed and well prepared Zulu army totally routed a badly led, badly prepared and incompetent British force (Note: I am British). British history books talk about Rorke's Drift but not about this one as they lost.

The visit starts with a well produced video and there is a small museum with not a great deal to see, but the main focus of the visit was the battlefield itself with white stone cairns marking where the British fell which was very atmospheric.

Visited November 2013
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Scottburgh
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Visitor from overseas”
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Stayed in Dundee for a couple of nights to visit the battlefields as a visitor from UK was keen to go. It was so well kept and clean, it was a pleasure to visit. Very moving experience.

Visited October 2013
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Durban
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Amazing place”
Reviewed 6 September 2013

amazing place you can feel that something special happened on that piece of land! Its very emotive and almost real. The specialist battlefield guides really bring the whole place to life and Ive had many a client with tears in there eyes.
Fully recommended by me!

Visited July 2013
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Bristol
Level 6 Contributor
182 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Amazing piece of history”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

This is the site of Zulu battle on British army in 1879 (same time as Rorke's Drift) only this time most British soldiers were killed in this conflict. This is a moving sight - a large expanse of green landscape with a piles of white painted stones where the bodies were buried and a couple of memorials.
This is a free attraction but there are no facilities.

Visited March 2013
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