Bella's Rest
Bella’s Rest Guesthouse
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Your Private Retreat in Scenic Serenity Escape to Bella’s Rest Guesthouse, a hidden gem that promises rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in nature’s gentle embrace and bask in the warm hospitality of our charming guesthouse. Let us create an unforgettable experience for you, where comfort and luxury meet to create cherished memories. Each of our ten individually decorated rooms has been thoughtfully designed to provide you with an oasis of comfort. From the moment you step inside, you’ll be captivated … Read More

Uitval Lodge
Uitval Lodge
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Welcome to Uitval Lodge Situated in glorious countryside with magnificent views to Ilenge and Helpmekaar mountains, stunning views of rock built bridges, hillsides covered in aloes and game outside your door. The lodge currently has 15 individual units. Three are 2 bedroomed en suite cottages dubbed as “Kwakhalanyoni” (where the birds sing). Peace envelopes you as you admire the views, trees, game and listen to the birds and absorb the calm atmosphere. We offer accommodation, conference and wedding facilities, battlefield … Read More

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

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

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

Plan your visit to include some of Dundee’s annual events
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January 20 January Battle of Isandlwana re-enactment 21 January MOTH Memorial Parade and wreath laying at Rorkes Drift February 16-18 February Special commemorative tour for Relief of Ladysmith March 30-31 March Special commemorative tour to Battles of Hlobane and Kambula Contact Person/Details: Toyi Mtshali – 0766670745 April May French Week Sunday 26 May to Sunday 2 June 2024 Pietermaritzburg, Pomeroy, Dundee, uQweqwe June Prince Imperial Weekend Saturday 1 June & Sunday 2 June 2024 2024 FRENCH WEEK INVITATION 1 PROGRAMME … Read More

Mountain View Guest House
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Skirted by neatly lawned gardens that border onto spacious grass lands, Mountain View Guest House snugly rests in clear view of the Biggarsberg Mountains. Magnificent views of both the Endumeni and Mpati peaks are visible from mostly every window of this gracious farm-style house. Each of the 5 luxurious rooms opens onto spacious verandas encircling the house, offering country freshness, peace and tranquility for the revival of one’s senses. Entrance to the property is motorized and electrically fenced, ensuring complete … Read More

The Oval Boutique Guesthouse
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The Oval Boutique Guesthouse was newly built in 2009/10 with the emphasis on convenience to our guests. It is situated in the heart of Dundee, in Northern KwaZulu Natal, close to all amenities and gateway to the famous Battlefield sites. Our Boutique has 16 modern spacious rooms all en-suite. Budget rooms are also available. The rooms are equipped with DSTV, Aircon, Wireless Internet Access and Fridges on request. Rooms are fully serviced daily. An easily accessible guesthouse that appeals to … Read More

The Lapha B&B
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The Lapha has 18 attractively decorated en-suite bedrooms, which are charming and well equipped, to cater for all our guests’ needs. We have a range of Standard, De Luxe, Spacious De Luxe and Family Rooms. All our rooms have external entrances and WIFI (the data bundles need to be purchased). Our rooms also all have DSTV, DVD players, Aircon, Tea/Coffee facilities and bar fridges. We run silent Solar Power for Emergency Power – so you are not left in the … Read More

Sneezewood B&B
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Situated 5km from the centre of Dundee, guests enjoy a country location with the conveniences of town only 5 minutes away. Located on a working farm in Dundee, Sneezewood is the perfect place for leisure visitors to explore the Battlefields of Northern Kwazulu-Natal. Famous Battlesites located within a maximum of two hours drive from Dundee include Isandlwana, Rorke’s Drift, Blood River, Talana, Ladysmith and Spioenkop – all perfect for a day trip!

Nxala Ranch
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Guests at Nxala Ranch are accommodated in a spacious thatch-roofed lodge set in tranquil park-like gardens where the only disturbances are the call of the Hadida and the Zebras’ coughing. Four spacious bedrooms, three en-suite and one with a private bathroom, allow accommodation for eight persons. The lodge is fully furnished. The living room is equipped with satellite TV and music system. The main feature though, is the spacious “stoep” (veranda) with braai (barbeque) area where meals can be taken … Read More

Kwa-Rie Caravan Park
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Kwa-Rie Resort, situated in Dundee, midway between Newcastle and Ladysmith, and only 25km from the main highway. This tranquil resort is well placed in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields. Your hosts at the Kwa-rie, Leon and Antionette du Plooy, who have grown up and lived in the area all their lives, will assist you during your stay, and will sincerely go to great lengths to make your stopover a memorable and delightful experience. Caravan sites with spotless ablution facilities, … Read More

Khaya4U Guest House & Self-Catering
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Khaya4u has luxurious affordable accommodation in a beautifully restored late Victorian cottage. We know you will enjoy a comfortable, cozy and relaxed stay, in our guest house. Khaya4u has a rustic charm with a modern twist. Relax in the lovely gardens, or on the wide verandahs. Enjoy a tasty breakfast (optional) before continuing your life’s journey.

Fugitives Drift Lodge
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Fugitives’ Drift consists of three luxurious lodges: the Lodge, the Guest House and Umzinyathi House, each with its own unique ambience. Guests can stay at the original Lodge which has recently undergone a major renovation. Half a kilometre further up the hill is the old colonial farmhouse and cottages of the Guest House with its more open, savannah-like aspect, and a further half a kilometre up the hill, set back from public access in private seclusion is the luxurious self-catering … Read More

Chalets on the Park
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Chalets on the Park is one of the most established B&B’s in Dundee. After 15 years in the business, the owner understands his guests very well and is able to put together tailor-made tours to suit their specific needs and interests. You will discover that our rates are more than affordable. We major on independence, self-catering and security in the perfect getaway setting where there is no noise, no crime, no malaria, but only a piece of dream real estate … Read More

Blood River Outspan Lodge
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Blood River Outspan Lodge offers four traditionally decorated bedrooms sleeping 12 guests in total. Each room has its own en-suite bathroom. We have a fully licenced restaurant on the premises which serves breakfast, lunch and dinners on request. Our Smouswa shop sells souvenirs, postcards, books, videos, DVDs, home produce and refreshments. We also have a hall for functions and weddings, accommodating up to 500 people.

Battlefields Caravan Park
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The Battlefields Caravan Park is situated on a farm 400m from the tar road and 18km from Dundee on the R33 to Vryheid, in the middle of the battlefields, close to the Blood River Monument, Talana Museum, Rorkesdrift and Isandhlwana. The park has 38 shady, level, grass campsites, 15 amp electrical points and a lapa with electricity, campfire and braai facilities, kitchen with fridges and scullery. Also available is a television, swimming pool, trampoline, fishing, game viewing and hiking in … Read More