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The Battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal are spectacular...

·  Spectacular in their scenery with stunning views;
·  Spectacular in their opportunity to visit rural Africa and enjoy its pace;
·  Spectacular in the drama, history and passion that they witnessed.

Nicki's new book is now available. This ground-breaking "Field Guide to the Battlefields of South Africa" by Nicki von der Heyde gives the reader background to all the major battlefields in South Africa, as well as the context in which the battles were fought and their precise location.

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To order a signed book please send Nicki an email on Free postage within South Africa.

Battlefields are the punctuation marks of history’ wrote Winston Churchill and we are proud to be the only Operator with such destinations as our speciality and our core competence. We take great pride in delivering programmes and presentations to meet the individual needs and knowledge of clients, and welcome discussion from guests who may have specialist knowledge. You will have the chance to walk or ride on some of the trails of your forebears – a Campaign Trails feature. Whether it is invading Zululand, defending Rorke’s Drift, besieging Ladysmith or assaulting Spioenkop we promise an enduring experience.

Campaign Trails offers a variety of experiences and will tailor tours to individual needs. (click on tab for more info):


Fully guided battlefield tours where your hosts will inform, stimulate and move guests emotionally, gaining constant accolades of ‘the most memorable part of our visit’.

·  Self Drive arrangement of self-drive tours using our experience to recommend accommodation and local specialists to fit into our clients’ timetable and budget.

Teambuilding & Leadership Development for team building with a historical perspective


Corporate activities for management development and hospitality, all with a historical perspective and administration taken care of.


Family Holidays in the battlefields are an ideal way to combine pleasure with learning. The freedom of wide-open spaces appeals to children of all ages while the thrilling tales of courage and conflict will bring history alive in a way that a book never can.


History Hiking Trails Walking trails take participants with thier specialist guide along the routes marched by soldiers in days gone by. Logistical and tactical challenges can be truly appreciated whilst the unspoiled countryside is enjoyed for its own, unique beauty.


Adventure activities in the battlefield area where the active can chose from:
Trekking in the Drakensberg
White water rafting
Kayak’ing (still and river)
4x4 trail

...all to the echoes of battle on the surrounding hills!


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