80km Radius
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Our area has seen tremendous military clashes over the past 200 years. Here African, Zulu, Boer and Brit have clashed in conflict and these battles have shaped the history and future of our country. Knowledgeable guides will show you the sites and recount epic tales of battles, bravery and betrayal. Well known or the more unusual and locally known sites are all part of the experience of your visit to the area. If you sit quietly on one of the … Read More

Dundee High School
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The Formative Years “And what of the human material, the boys and girls for whose benefit the machine was devised? Essentially like others of their race and country, yet they owed a certain character to the influence of environment. Bracing winters, summers made pleasant by cool night temperatures, a town of open spaces and shady gardens, accessibility of open country, and reasonably comfortable homes are in themselves an ideal setting for a healthy, happy, vigorous breed. Unspoiled by the dazzle, … Read More

Dundee Heritage Trail
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Start your walk around historical Dundee from the Garden of Remembrance opposite the Royal hotel and adjacent to the Dundee Tourism Office.   Interesting Snippets & Buildings not open to public     The first battle of the Anglo Boer War of 1899-1902 took place on the slopes of Talana hill on Friday 20 October 1899. There are many places in Dundee and Glencoe associated with the battle. Dundee Glencoe

Annual Events
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JANUARY 22 January Commemorative Football Match Commemorative Football match on 22 January at Rorke’s Drift Hotel, kick off 1600. 25 January The Commemoration of the Battle of Isandlwana Re-enactment of Battle of Isandlwana. February TO BE CONFIRMED March Dundee Music Festival Entertainment for the whole family! April Battlefields Golf Tournament at Dundee Country Club Contact Mark Bradbury – 084 584 5511 | golf@dundeekzn.co.za May SACCS Battlefields 400 Contact Battlefields County Lodge – 034 218 1641 Battlefields Fly-in at Battlefields Country … Read More

History
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  Thomas Smith left home in the 1850’s and headed for the Australian gold fields. He spent five years there before coming to Natal. On arrival in Natal in 1855 he was granted 3000 acres in Northern Natal and named his farm “Dundee”. He was a building contractor, farmed on a small scale and was responsible for building many of the homesteads in the area. Peter Smith and his wife Ann arrived in Natal in1859. His initial farming venture in … Read More

Dundee Welcomes You
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Welcome to the Endumeni Municipal area that derives its name from the spectacular peak of Indumeni Mountain that towers over the picturesque and historically significant towns of Glencoe, Wasbank and Dundee.The area is noted for its agricultural industry, particularly dairy, beef and game ranching. The coal mining industry, which sustained the area economically for over a century, is not as vibrant as it once was but coal is still mined here. Equidistant from both Johannesburg and Durban, the region is … Read More

Home
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Welcome to the city of Dundee, South Africa Now you are wondering, Dundee a city? Surely not. Yes we are, visit us and find out why. Situated in the centre of northern KwaZulu-Natal, Dundee has long connections with coal mining, military conflict and a rich and varied history. Although coal mining is no longer as prominent as it once was, the history and scenery of the area provides a wealth of interesting activities for visitors. The town is characterised by … Read More

Privacy Policy
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Your privacy is important to us. It is Dundee Tourism’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, www.tourdundee.co.za, and other sites we own and operate. We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used. We … Read More