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16 December 1838

On the 16 December 1838 the Zulu Army numbering some 12 000 warriors and led by Ndlela kaNtuli attacked the Voortrekker Commando of some 464 armed men laagered on the banks of the Ncome River. The battle lasted most of the morning with the Zulus suffering heavy casualties before finally withdrawing. On the site are 64 full size replica bronze wagons set in the format of the original laager.

Off R33 between Dundee and Vryheid. Interpretation centre, Tea Room, and toilets on site.

Also see The Msunduzi / Voortrekker Museum

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  • I would like to bring grade 10 learners on the 16 September kindly advise on the availability and entrance fee per person. Does it have a tour?

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