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Scene of a bloody battle in 1879 between 150 soldiers defending a supply...

Scene of a bloody battle in 1879 between 150 soldiers defending a supply station and more than 4,000 warriors during the Anglo-Zulu War.

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An absolute must!

You've seen Michael Caine, Stanley Baker etc in the movie and, now, you want to see where it all happened for yourself. Our group of 4 were certainly not disappointed even if the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You've seen Michael Caine, Stanley Baker etc in the movie and, now, you want to see where it all happened for yourself. Our group of 4 were certainly not disappointed even if the movie setting is nowhere near like the real thing. here, with your guide, you learn ALL the facts about this most famous of battles with odds so... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Visited January 2016 on the 22 nd to be exact .Wed already visited Isanddwhan earlier in the day and this was a very interesting follow up to the earlier battle . The place is very well kept and the original foundations if the hospital can be seen .To stand in that place and imagine what happened there is an thing... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Excellent informative battle site, the very low priced visitor guide walked you through the main actions on the site and explained in some detail the events of the zulu attach and british defence. Good parking and a very good, clean with good food cafe on site. well recomended

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Been wanting to visit here fro years and years so was really pleased to manage it it. Took a guide from the hotel and he put all the meat on the bones so much better than the books can. The "museum" as such is well done with exhibits and models but perhaps not as much as I may have expected.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

This was part of a 2 day private tour of the battlefields compete with a great guide with a passion and makes all the difference at Rorke's Drift. Although the buildings are not the original ones, they were destroyed in the fire, they are still old and are on the original foundations of the hospital etc. It had a great... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

It was a very emotional place to visit ( especially after watching the film several times ) major criticism was that there were no guide maps available to let you know what each of the numbered places were.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

So many young men lost, making them march 400 miles only to be beaten,and for what at the end of the day. An interesting visit to the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We first stopped here for a bite to each that was made freshly from the kitchen and then we went into the very well layed out museum. It was informative and when walking out to the main area and seeing what the British soldiers defended and how they managed to defend against around 4000 Zulu warriors was incredible. It is... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went here as part of a day organised by the Roarkes Drift Hotel with a Zulu guide called Dalton His knowledge is vast and encyclopedic, He must be the only Zulu guide to have been to the Royal Welsh Regimental Museum in Wales by Royal invite and met the Prince of Wales! His great great grandfather was also one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Rorkes drift was an amazing experience. This magical place comes alive. We were fortunate and had Andrew Ratteray from Fugitives Drift he made the whole battle come to life. Thoroughly recommended, although I think it is essential you have a guide, alone it would be far less intense an experience.

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