The following guides are based in the Johannesburg area


  • Battlefields
  • Zulu Culture
  • Wildlife/Birding/Nature
  • National Guide – Registered to guide throughout South Africa
  • Provincial Guide – Registered to guide in KwaZulu-Natal
  • Site Guide – Registered to guide on specific sites only
  • Special Focus – Special field if interest and speciality. Not all guides offer tours to all battlefields.
Gordon, Allan

Allan Gordon

  • Anglo Boer War Battles

Allan Gordon is a registered tour guide who has a passionate interest in the battles of the South Africa African War, the Anglo-Zulu War and the First Boer War. He is a keen amateur historian and an accomplished and avid collector of military medals. Through his passion for medals, their history and their owners, Allan offers a unique, fascinating and interactive battlefield touring “experience-with-a-difference”.


Tel:+27 82 455 9279


Parkinson, Chris

Christian Parkinson

  • Anglo Zulu War Battles

Christian Parkinson has a passion for military history and exploring the battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal. As well as guiding, he also runs the popular Redcoat History Podcast and YouTube channel which examines the campaigns of the British army during the Georgian and Victorian eras. His tours currently focus on the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. For more information, please visit his website


Cell:+27 60 991 8671


Ross, Colin

Colin Ross

Colin Ross is a registered guide and member of the International Guild of Battlefield Guides. With his military background he puts a soldier’s perspective on his battlefield walks and talks, which are known for their client interaction, humour and enjoyment as characterised in his popular Battlewalks social media posts.