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Isandlwana Battlefield Tours and Tickets

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One of the worst defeats in British military history occurred on January 22, 1879 during the Battle of Isandlwana. The battle, fought near a hill in Zululand of the same name, took place early in the Anglo-Zulu war when a British invasion column of some 1,300 soldiers under the command of General Lord Chelmsford was attacked by a 20,000-strong Zulu army, resulting in a humiliating defeat.

Today Isandlwana Battlefield is dotted with stone cairns indicating the resting places of soldiers killed in the battle. A small on-site museum and visitors center showcases artifacts, relics and background information on the battle — a bonus particularly for those visiting the battlefield without a guide.

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Day Tour of Rorkes Drift and Isandlwana

Day Tour of Rorkes Drift and Isandlwana

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On this amazing day tour you'll get to walk the very ground that the British and Zulu fought on and with your qualified and passionate guide, will gain a deeper understanding of the battles themselves as well as the events that led up to the battles of Rorkes Drift and Isandlwana.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.87
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Battlefields Day Tour from Durban

Battlefields Day Tour from Durban

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Visit the Isandlwana Battlefields, where South African and British Colonial history was made in a major battle, on this full-day tour from Durban. With an historian guide to lead you, you'll learn about the great battle between the Zulu warriors and British troops in 1879. Stop at Rorke's Drift to visit the museum, as well as Buffalo River for lunch and refreshments. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation included.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$242.38
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4 Night Zulu Culture, Battlefields & Wildlife Tour

4 Night Zulu Culture, Battlefields & Wildlife Tour

This is an comprehensive and detailed tour of Kwa Zulu Natal offering both culture, Isandlwana & Rorkes' drift battlefields where Zulus and British fought on 22 January 1879, and close encounter with wildlife such as the BIG 5. We have brilliant tour guides who are knowledgeable in both culture, history and South African wildlife. Lunch, dinner and breakfast included in the package.
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  • 4 days
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Battlefield Tour, Duration : 14hrs, Cost : R3127pp - 2 or more pax travelling

Battlefield Tour, Duration : 14hrs, Cost : R3127pp - 2 or more pax travelling

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On this Battlefield we focus on the Isandlwana Battlefield and Rorkes drift Battlefield. These are the two major wars between Zulus and British People . In our Battlefield Tour we include a guide who will be introducing the battles , the victory between the 2 countries. Our Guides introduce these battles and lay out the foundation for details which will be given by the Battlefield specialist in the real sites where everything happened. These battlefield has a museum which guest will have to visit for clarification of points. Guest are then taken to the real sites starting with Isandlwana Battlefield followed by Rorkes Drift Battlefield. It is a combination of sorrows and victories for both battlefield. The Battlefield include the study, the research , the moment of truth for those people who has watched the film Zulu. Our lunch will be at Rorkes Drift site and then we driveback to Durban.on our way back the guest keep engaging with guest to clarify everything.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.61
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What are Isandlwana Battlefield hours of operation?
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Isandlwana Battlefield hours of operation: Open from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm on weekdays and from 9:00 am - 14:00 pm during weekends and public holidays.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Isandlwana Battlefield tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Isandlwana Battlefield can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Isandlwana Battlefield 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Isandlwana Battlefield costs USD 160.87. Guided Isandlwana Battlefield tours start around USD 160.87 per person.
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