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Blood River Heritage Site

Vechtkop | Vechtkop, Dundee 3000, South Africa
+27 87 984 1884
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Silence

The road from the R33 is gravel but well maintained. There is a 12 minute video in the small but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hill_Belle
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Hillcrest, South Africa
Extraordinary monument

Very well thought out monument and eerily captivating. The South African story is not easy and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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This is the Blood River Heritage site.We can provide the visitor with accommodation, restaurant, curio shop, a dvd showing about the Battle of Blood River on the premises.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“heritage site” (11 reviews)
“gravel road” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vechtkop | Vechtkop, Dundee 3000, South Africa
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+27 87 984 1884
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Reviewed yesterday

The road from the R33 is gravel but well maintained. There is a 12 minute video in the small but interesting museum that has a few items on sale with an attached restaurant. After paying the entrance fee you take a short drive down to...More

Thank Hill_Belle
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very well thought out monument and eerily captivating. The South African story is not easy and the perspectives on history obviously subjective. Told from the Boer perspective, this is a very moving monument.

Thank peterwP7807IU
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a long way off the beaten track to go for a 15 min video and a large sculpture! Considering its regarded as a focal point in South Africa's history they haven't made much effort to attract visitors. Very disappointed as was hoping for...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 13 July 2017

very nice place to go and learn about early history of south Africa, grounds are well kept and the staff are super friendly and helpful, this was my second visit and will surely be back for a 3rd visit

Thank PaulvdNest
Reviewed 30 May 2017

It is important to visit both the Afrikaner museum and the Zulu museum. The are situated in different places on the site of the battle. A very memorable day.

Thank Ixopoman
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Very informative and well maintained site. Interesting facts along the way. There is also a restaurant at the site.

1  Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A very impressive, well maintained battle site that portrays an event in South African history that is well worth visiting.

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had a day travelling around the Battlefields with the morning spent with the British engaging the Zulus and then onto this site in the afternoon. Our visit was on a sunny Sunday afternoon in March - there was us and another couple on site...More

Thank PeteD60
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very informative from both the Voortrekker and Zulu sides. Grounds and facilities are well maintained with friendly staff to assist at the Restaurant.

Thank loriwH3857QO
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A must see for all history lovers. The ground's are well kept and information is provided as you take the tour.

Thank zarrabin
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