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Blood River Heritage Site

Vechtkop | Vechtkop, Dundee 3000, South Africa
+27 87 984 1884
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Endearing and informative

This was the highlight of our visit to the region. It is a beautiful site. The history is amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Haneke R
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Franschhoek
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Interesting Sight

We watched a 40 min movie before going to the actual sight. This helped to understand the actual... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
anitaduckitt
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Hillcrest, South Africa
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“heritage site” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vechtkop | Vechtkop, Dundee 3000, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our visit to the region. It is a beautiful site. The history is amazing and to hear stories and tales of that time was very endearing. The bronze oz-wagens brought home the enormity of the event and fighting back tears...More

Thank Haneke R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We watched a 40 min movie before going to the actual sight. This helped to understand the actual battle even more. Very clean and well kept

Thank anitaduckitt
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We visited the Blood River heritage site - self-guided tour. It is very much off the beaten track and we ended up doing 40km on gravel roads. These are well-maintained but it is a long way ... The heritage site itself is well-run and we...More

1  Thank Fiona_and_Mark_RSA
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Do visit Blood River Heritage Site near Dundee. The road R33 is gravel but well maintained. The 12 minute video in the museum is very interesting and a must watch. Have a coffee or something to eat at the restaurant. Then take a short drive...More

Thank Jeannette E
Reviewed 28 October 2017

we visited the site as part of our whole day battle field tour with a guide. Got a good sense of the history and place. Excellent idea to reproduce the wagons as a sculpture.

Thank Broaden-the-mind
Reviewed 27 October 2017

For sure a definite visit in the Dundee surrounds whilst doing the "battlefields"! View the video first in the main building to the left after purchasing tickets. The vast bronze laager is impressive. Walk across the bridge to the Ncome Museum or drive there. The...More

Thank aleydapate
Reviewed 23 October 2017

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 19 October 2017

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
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