Lalalapha
Lalalapha
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Lalalapha, originally known as the Regent Hotel was established in 1904. Lalalapha provides secure, luxurious accommodation in an established setting, creating a relaxed environment for business traveller and tourist alike. The old hotel has been transformed to a modern luxury retreat situated in the main street of Glencoe. Glencoe is situated a mere 6km from Dundee and approximately 65km from Vryheid, Ladysmith and Newcastle. We are also situated in the heart of the historic battlefields like Isandlwana, Blood River, Rorkes … Read More

Markets
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Kraaines Glengoe Under Roof Food Market Last Saturday of every month 50 Karellandman Street, Glencoe

Kraaines
Kraaines
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About Kraaines Interior & Garden Centre Nestled in the lovely little town called Glencoe in KZN you will find this gem… On top of our roof our antique SAAB will welcome you to Kraaines interior so you can not miss us in the main street of Glencoe. Friendly staff will welcome you at our recpetion, it is then when your fun journey shall start. Get lost as you stroll from room to room to find absolutely the most stunning decor, … Read More

Fort Mistake Country Lodge
Fort Mistake Country Lodge
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Fort Mistake Country Lodge is situated just off the N11 and offers guests a choice of accommodation 35 km from Dundee, and 50 km from Ladysmith and Newcastle. Property Facilities: Braai facilities are available for use, and there is a farm stall that offers the basic facilities. There is a large dam for fishing that overnight guests can use. Walking routes to Fort Mistake and other sites can be arranged on request. Fort Mistake Country Lodge also has a small … Read More

Gunners Rest Tours
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Pat Rundgren was born in Kenya and grew up in Bechuanaland and Rhodesia. He has nearly 10 years infantry experience as a former member of the Rhodesian Security Services. He is passionate about and has a deep knowledge of the battles, the bush and Zulu culture. He has written numerous articles on military subjects and militaria collecting for overseas publications, has contributed to several books and is currently busy with his eighth book . His wide ranging knowledge and over … Read More

KZN Day Tours
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Don Botterill is a regular presence in the Battlefields Route having having led dozens of English and other foreign clients around the battlefields of KZNatal. The great grandson of an enlisted British soldier who saw most of the action and drama of the Anglo/Zulu and Anglo/Boer wars, Don has received accolades from tourists, military enthusiasts, and historians from around the world. Specialising in one party, private groups, Don delivers a knowledgeable and factual analysis of the triumphs and tragedies of … Read More

San Safaris Southern Africa
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San Safaris will take you “OFF THE BEATEN TRACK” to points and places that have seen battles, wars, assassinations, arrests (lawful and or unlawful) and will enable you to make up your own mind as “whence we came from and “SOWETO” – so where to next! Kevin Smith was a schoolmaster at Kearsney College for 30 years where he organised and conducted many safaris/tours throughout South Africa and overseas. His love for, and interest in, the environment, both past and … Read More

Emerald Tours
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Desmond Armstrong (Des) has for over 30 years been closely associated with the history, heritage and culture of South Africa. During the course of these years Desmond has accompanied numerous groups to the Battlefields of South Africa, including Corporate tours for overseas visitors as well as producers from BBC Radio and Television, Northern Ireland. Born, raised and educated in the Northern Irish Province of Ulster, Des is regarded today as a specialist in Irish, South African History. In addition to … Read More

BattleScenes
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BattleScenes, led by Anthony Coleman, provides well researched and vibrantly narrated historical accounts of the culture and conflicts of the region of KwaZulu-Natal. We specialise in presenting well balanced and factual accounts of events and people that made the history of this remarkable part of the world: ever mindful of the fact that most visitors also want to be entertained as well. We cater for the casual visitor as well as the serious military historian and soldier of whatever rank. … Read More

Pietermartizburg
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Specialities Battlefields Zulu Culture Wildlife/Birding/Nature National Guide – Registered to guide throughout South Africa Provincial Guide – Registered to guide in KwaZulu-Natal Site Guide – Registered to guide on specific sites only Special Focus – Special field if interest and speciality. Not all guides offer tours to all battlefields.

Ladysmith / Colenso / Estcourt
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Specialities Battlefields Zulu Culture Wildlife/Birding/Nature National Guide – Registered to guide throughout South Africa Provincial Guide – Registered to guide in KwaZulu-Natal Site Guide – Registered to guide on specific sites only Special Focus – Special field if interest and speciality. Not all guides offer tours to all battlefields.

Johannesburg
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The following guides are based in the Johannesburg area Specialities Battlefields Zulu Culture Wildlife/Birding/Nature National Guide – Registered to guide throughout South Africa Provincial Guide – Registered to guide in KwaZulu-Natal Site Guide – Registered to guide on specific sites only Special Focus – Special field if interest and speciality. Not all guides offer tours to all battlefields.

Eshowe / Ulundi / Vryheid / Newcastle
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Specialities Battlefields Zulu Culture Wildlife/Birding/Nature National Guide – Registered to guide throughout South Africa Provincial Guide – Registered to guide in KwaZulu-Natal Site Guide – Registered to guide on specific sites only Special Focus – Special field if interest and speciality. Not all guides offer tours to all battlefields.

Durban / Coastal
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Specialities Battlefields Zulu Culture Wildlife/Birding/Nature National Guide – Registered to guide throughout South Africa Provincial Guide – Registered to guide in KwaZulu-Natal Site Guide – Registered to guide on specific sites only Special Focus – Special field if interest and speciality. Not all guides offer tours to all battlefields.

Dundee / Rorke’s Drift / Isandlwana
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Specialities Battlefields Zulu Culture Wildlife/Birding/Nature National Guide – Registered to guide throughout South Africa Provincial Guide – Registered to guide in KwaZulu-Natal Site Guide – Registered to guide on specific sites only Special Focus – Special field if interest and speciality. Not all guides offer tours to all battlefields.

The Fugitives Trail
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3-5 September 2021 Join us on a 14km walk from Isandlwana battlefield along the Fugitives Trail. Hear the amazing tales of the men who struggled to escape the Zulu impi. Friday 3 September Evening at Dundee MOTH shellhole with braai, historical talks, view the museum and briefing for the next day. Saturday 4 September Talk on battle of Isandlwana, walk the Fugitives trail with expert guides. Visit Rorkes Drift battle site. Sunday 5 September Guided visit to the Gandhi museum … Read More

4 x 4 Weekend Tour to the Battlefields of Hlobane and Kambula
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Tour has been postponed as need a recce to check the condition of the road. Conflicting reports have been received and with the amount of rain that northern KZN has had in the past few weeks, road conditions need to checked. Date will be advised 4 x 4 vehicles needed with skilled drivers, to get onto the top of Hlobane mountain. Friday Evening at Dundee MOTH shellhole with braai, historical talks, view the museum. Saturday Tour to top of Hlobane … Read More

The Mahatma Gandhi Story
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Book a tour through the Ghandi Museum – contact Talana Museum or Dundee Tourism Office Mohandas Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbander, India. Gandhi comes to South Africa In 1886 he went to England to study law. Having trained as a lawyer in London, he returned to India but found that it was impossible to practice in Bombay as it was extremely difficult to earn a living. He accepted a position in South Africa and arrived in … Read More

Kwakunje Village Bed & Breakfast
Kwakunje Village Bed & Breakfast
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Kwakunje Village Bed & Breakfast – a one of a kind place! Experience the Zulu culture in traditional huts with the amenities of the modern world! All private rooms are equipped with a king-size double bed or two single beds, an en-suite bathroom, WiFi, a flatscreen TV with satellite channels, towels, linen, tea and coffee. Relax in the spacious garden with braai-facilities, campfire-sites and a view over the whole of Dundee. Kwakunje Village B&B, not just a place to sleep, … Read More

Khyber Fuels Engen 1 Plus
Khyber Fuels Engen 1 Plus
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Khyber Fuels Engen 1 Plus is located at 56 Karellandman Street, Dundee. Customers can indulge their sweet cravings with freshly baked Pies, muffins, croissants, donuts as well as a bouquet of convenience offerings, including an Engen Quickshop, a trendy coffee shop (Equatorial Cofee) and an upmarket bakery (Corner Bakery). ATM machines covering major banking brands are also available. Khyber Fuels Engen 1 Plus, arguably the biggest fuel station in the area, is ideally located in the CBD of Dundee. Khyber … Read More

Forthcoming Events
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Talana Museum – Free Schools Weeks 6 weeks of free school visits and tours. Free visits for school groups with guided tours, work sheets and cultural activities. Contact the museum for dates for 2020: info@talana.co.za

Community Tourism Events
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June The East Coast Radio House + Garden Show 24 June – 3 July 2022 CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF CREATIVE SPACES Venue DURBAN EXHIBITION CENTRE The East Coast Radio House + Garden Show is back and will be celebrating its 40th birthday bash in carnival style. This memorable event will toast four successful decades of creative spaces that have led the way locally in inspiration, innovation, entertainment and craftmanship. Themed “Celebrating 40 years of creative spaces”, the East Coast Radio … Read More