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Blood River Heritage Site

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Very interesting visit

20km down a good gravel road brings you to the reception/museum. You can see a short 15 minute... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kevin S
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Day out sight seeing

Day out while stayed at Royal Hotel 3 days while clients were at Rorke's Drift lodge. Nice vetkoek... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Ballito, South Africa
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This is the Blood River Heritage site.We can provide the visitor with accommodation, restaurant, curio shop, a dvd showing about the Battle of Blood River on the premises.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Vechtkop, Dundee 3000, South Africa
+27 87 984 1884
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All reviews heritage site both sides friendly staff short drive well worth the effort entrance fee south african history main building worthwhile visit relevant information battle field monument video replica event restaurant boer
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Reviewed 2 days ago

20km down a good gravel road brings you to the reception/museum. You can see a short 15 minute programme in their TV room which explains the background to the battle and the battle itself. There are then storyboards on the walls on the same subject...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Day out while stayed at Royal Hotel 3 days while clients were at Rorke's Drift lodge. Nice vetkoek and koeksisters on sale at heritage site.

Thank shalomshuttle711
Reviewed 13 July 2018

On the Boer side, the life-sized re-creation of the laager made you feel as though you were at the battle. The Zulu side was fascinating about Zulu history with a great guide.

Thank joboMojo
Reviewed 29 June 2018

What a place to visit i would say all Afrikaans speaking people should go and visit this place. Not that i say English speaking people should not go there. Just to be there and to try and imagine what it must have been like that...More

Thank herbstjh
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We stayed in old "Ossewaens" it was really a nice culture experience. The shower facilities were nice and clean. There was some right-winged people camping outside but other than that was a great experience

Thank Igor4President
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this remote site and it was well worth it.We drove 20km on unpaved road with the bonus of seeing giraffes.on the way.We were the only people there.Well worth the effort to get there.Very informative regardless of your opinions.An insight into South Africa’s history rightly...More

Thank Pennycoe
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Visited both sides. Both very informative and appropriate. The Boer site is very interesting and had a great restaurant. Well worth the wait.

Thank EllaDurban
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This fascility is woth the while to visit. All the relevant information about the area and the local battles are available and very enjoyable to experience personnally

Thank Hennie H
Reviewed 26 December 2017

loads to see in the area if you are interested in the Zulu wars, also the sites of the Rorke's Drift

Thank eddieprice13
Reviewed 18 December 2017

you can feel the war and wagons , canons guns still there to see only the humans are gone but this time peaceful humans you can see around other side of the river the new cultural center erected and worth to see

Thank rifatkiral
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