Battlefields Region

The Battlefields region of South Africa is popular with travellers interested in learning more about the history of this famous colonial era. The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 is renowned for the great battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. There are many beautiful accommodation options from which to explore this area, including the spectacular Fugitives’ Drift property, a 5000 acre Natural Heritage Site, which overlooks both Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, and includes the site where Lieutenants Melvill and Coghill lost their lives attempting to save the Queen’s Colour of their regiment. Awe-inspiring battlefield tours bring the historical battles to life, leaving visitors with a deep and tangible insight into some of the most moving of South Africa’s battles.

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