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Scene of a bloody battle in 1879 between 150 soldiers defending a supply...

Scene of a bloody battle in 1879 between 150 soldiers defending a supply station and more than 4,000 warriors during the Anglo-Zulu War.

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Full-Day Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift Battlefield Tour from Durban

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We hired a guide for the day, but unless you are a real history buff you could get what you need by self driving and doing a bit of reading before you go. Visit is Ishwandla first... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darlington, United Kingdom
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired a guide for the day, but unless you are a real history buff you could get what you need by self driving and doing a bit of reading before you go. Visit is Ishwandla first and the come back here to get a historical perspective.

Thank wayneghall
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6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Rorke's Drift and stayed there 2 days. On arrival after a long drive we chilled out and enjoyed the scenery. Day 2 was a tour to the battlefields. I would recommend to have a guide as this makes the day so much more interesting. We were lucky as we stayed at Rorke's Drift Lodge and there guide Paul... More 

Thank gresatre
mansfield, nottinghamshire
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104 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the trip with my partner. The guide we had was very informative and explained everything well. Although many people who are interested in military history visit here I still feel that other tourists interested in sightseeing would also benefit.

Thank shagron
Salmon Arm, Canada
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

History buffs will find this area amazing. I'm not one, but could only imagine what this time period was like with it's hardships, temperatures and limitations. In some areas not much shows, but the tour will fill you in with what happened. The self-guided trail is easy to walk, wear comfortable shoes.

Thank ConnieCThailand15
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61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Touring the battlefields of Isadlwana and Rorkes Drift last weekend was awesome. A guide is a must, we stayed at the Rorkes Drift Hotel which is situated on the banks of the Buffalo River overlooking the actual drift, just beautiful. The hotel was excellent in all respects and provided a guide 'Paul' who was surperb, great knowledge and really pulled... More 

Thank Grant M
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

You've seen Michael Caine, Stanley Baker etc in the movie and, now, you want to see where it all happened for yourself. Our group of 4 were certainly not disappointed even if the movie setting is nowhere near like the real thing. here, with your guide, you learn ALL the facts about this most famous of battles with odds so... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Visited January 2016 on the 22 nd to be exact .Wed already visited Isanddwhan earlier in the day and this was a very interesting follow up to the earlier battle . The place is very well kept and the original foundations if the hospital can be seen .To stand in that place and imagine what happened there is an thing... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Excellent informative battle site, the very low priced visitor guide walked you through the main actions on the site and explained in some detail the events of the zulu attach and british defence. Good parking and a very good, clean with good food cafe on site. well recomended

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Been wanting to visit here fro years and years so was really pleased to manage it it. Took a guide from the hotel and he put all the meat on the bones so much better than the books can. The "museum" as such is well done with exhibits and models but perhaps not as much as I may have expected.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

This was part of a 2 day private tour of the battlefields compete with a great guide with a passion and makes all the difference at Rorke's Drift. Although the buildings are not the original ones, they were destroyed in the fire, they are still old and are on the original foundations of the hospital etc. It had a great... More 

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