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 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 appeals to both … Read More
The Lapha has 15 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, Wifi Internet Connection at reasonable rates, Tea/Coffee facilities and bar fridges.
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!
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 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 tomake your stopover a memorable and delightful experience.
Khaya4u has luxurious affordable accommodation, and we know you will enjoy a comfortable, cosy and relaxed stay, in our guest house. Khaya4u has a rustic charm with a modern twist. Enjoy a tasty breakfast (optional) before continuing your life’s journey.
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 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 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.
The Battlefields Caravan Park has grassed stands, 26 power points (15 amp), shady trees, campfire/braai (barbeque) facilities, lapa, swimming pool, ablution block, wash-up facilities. It is situated on a farm only 400m from a tar road. Visitors can enjoy birding, fishing and hiking (there is a hiking trail on the property though natural bush). Tents are welcome.
Battlefields Country Lodge & Sports Resort is half way between Durban & Johannesburg and situated in the heartbeat of the well known historic Battlefields in KwaZulu Natal. Accommodation comprising of 70 air-conditioned, en-suite rooms surrounded by immaculate lawns, gardens & game.
Chez Nous Bed and Breakfast is managed by owner Elisabeth Durham, who is French and is dedicated to personal attention and a qualified tour guide. Chez Nous Bed and Breakfast, meaning “at home” brings Spa, Cycad, Earl Grey, French, Japanese, Egyptian, Mauritian, African, Mali, Kenya and Madagascar family room to your door step. Our establishment truly lives up to its name with all the outstanding service and hospitality that will make you feel at home, right here in Dundee, South … Read More
The Lodge consists of 31x comfortable twin en-suite rooms and 2x spacious family rooms accommodating 4x guests each, consisting of a mini dining and seating area and a bath tub and shower. All rooms are equipped with tea/coffee facilities, DSTV package, air-conditioning, showers, a study desk and storage space. The lodge offers breakfast, dinner and lunch packs on request. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas/free undercover parking is offered with a night guard on duty/Braai facilities available/wheelchair friendly/ On-site … Read More
The idea for Wezandla Crafts came about in 1996. The Zulu word Wezandla, meaning “with hands” was to signify the products made by hand but also the reaching out and helping each other with our hands. Most of the people we wanted to reach (women) are house bound as they have other chores to attend to such as fetching water, collecting firewood, tending to cattle and crops as well as seeing to the family needs. The idea of using their … Read More
AfriTan tannery was first established in 2002 by Craig van Heerden in a farm shed in Dundee, northern Kwa Zulu Natal. Craig qualified in the tanning of game skins and hair on hides at the International School of Tanning Technology in Grahamstown. In 2009 Hanno van den Berg joined AfriTan. Hanno qualified at the School of Tanning Technology and has 7 years of previous tanning experience from one of the leading tanneries in the country. AfriTan specializes in the tanning … Read More
A “Proudly” Dundee Story History In 1927 Cecil and Sheila Durham milked seven Jersey cows in an orange orchard in the backyard of their uncle’s home in central Dundee, delivering nutritious Jersey Milk by bicycle to their customer’s homes in one gallon (4,5 litre) milk cans. Today, 85 years later, their grandson Dave Durham and his wife Sue still own Orange Grove Dairy, and together with their management team Jabulani Khanyile, Guy Devereux and Beverley Christians, have grown it into a successful dynamic business manufacturing and distributing … Read More
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.
Using Dundee as a base, any of the one day or half day tours may be combined to suit your personal requirements. Tailor made tours can also be designed for your specific requirements. Guides with wide ranging and specific knowledge of events in this area conduct tours that bring our past alive. Come and experience our beautiful country, our unique and varied military history and aspects of Zulu culture that haven’t changed much over the past century. As you travel … Read More
The Biggarsberg Athletic Club have running and walking events throughout the year Siya 083 377 8959 For cycling events and details of weekly rides: Craig van Heerden firstname.lastname@example.org Jody Mitchell email@example.com Dundee Golf Club Dundee Golf Club, in the heart of the Battlefields, KwaZulu Natal is only one of two 18 hole golf courses in Northern KZN. This SAGA affiliated course has a 71 rating & is 6 288m & 5 317 m in length for men & women respectively. … Read More
Talana walking trail This trail should take you about two hours to walk. Please do not take “short cuts” – this causes erosion. The paths are clearly marked. The trail begins at the Diorama in the Cemetery at the museum. Please pay your entrance fee for the museum at reception and collect your self guided brochure for the trail before starting up the hill. Please orientate yourself there; note the route and alternative sections. As you follow in the footsteps … Read More
The Dundee Diehards re-enactment team is a volunteer, non-profit organisation that was formed in 1999, originally to re-enact the Battle of Talana at the time of the centenary. The group has since grown and become well known nationally and even internationally, performing battle re-enactments, displays, parades and guards of honour throughout South Africa and taking part in several movies, television series and documentaries. They have been commissioned by the BBC, SABC, National Geographic and M-Net. The Diehards have also performed … Read More