The Mahatma Gandhi Story

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


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

Emerald Tours

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

San Safaris Southern Africa

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

KZN Day Tours

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

Gunners Rest Tours

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