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Links: Tour Companies and Guides

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Anglo-Boer War Battlefields Railway Tours
Tour South Africa in a unique way. Re-live the Anglo-Boer War from a luxury train coach.

Anglo-Boer War Centennial Battlefields Tour
Some of the most comprehensive battlefields tours on offer. If you really want to see the battlefields, contact this company.

Aussies African Safaris
Aussies African safaris can offer tour groups of two people & upwards, exciting, expertly guided, tours around most of South Africa's battlefields, including those of the Anglo-Boer Wars, Anglo-Zulu War, etc.
Contact them in South Africa on:
Ph: +27 031-337 4232
E-mail: aussies@dbn.lia.net

Battlefields.co.za
A great site from a South African tour company. Includes detailed descriptions of tours on offer and a number of pages on the South African War detailing battles and events planned for the Centenary.

Bloodriver
Guest farm and Anglo-Boer War rendezvous in memory of Gideon Scheepers and Rudyard Kipling. Three hours from Cape Town and George.

On the Trail of Breaker Morant
This fascinating 7-day tour of the former northern Transvaal follows the trail of Breaker Morant and the men of the Bushveld Carbineers (BVC). A must for those interested in Colonial participation in the War.

Digital Guide to Tourism in South Africa
The name speaks for itself

Parker Tours
Company specialising in the Kwa-Zulu/Northern Natal battlefields. Expert guides and affordable packages.

Parktown & Westcliff Heritage Trust
Parktown and Westcliff are two of the oldest suburbs of Johannesburg and home to the mining magnates from 1892 'till today. The concentration of power and money, combined with the exuberant and extravagant taste of these pioneers, is reflected in the homes they built on the prominent ridges which lie north of the city centre
The Trust organises tours of the houses and gardens since most are not accessible to the public.
In recent years the Trust has expanded its historical tours to include other parts of this City of Gold and of Struggle.

SATOUR
South African Tourism is the official government travel office and fulfils the function of an information office, supporting and stimulating tourism to South Africa and providing assistance where required.

Speirs Tours
This tour company offers guided tours of the forts and battlefields relating to the nine Cape Frontier Wars. Tours from 1 to 6 days can be undertaken.

Elizabeth Spirét - Heart of the Battlefields Tour
Anglo-Boer War Tour Guide - specialising in the Siege of Ladysmith and surrounding battles.

Treks and Tours
Treks and tours around the Pretoria Anglo-Boer War Route with Nico van der Walt; an authority on the area and its history.
He is registered with the South African Tourist Board and offers both half- and full-day tours. Contact him on the following:

Tel +27 012 5422641
E-mail:
nicolaas@icon.co.za

 

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