Magaliesberg Battlefields Tours brought to you by Misty Hills January 2019

Magaliesberg Battlefields Tour

Join Rob Milne our resident historian and author for an insightful tour of the  Magaliesberg Battlefields
Tour highlights include 

  • See the first Blue Plaque memorial of the Magaliesberg Battlefields Route.
  • A leisurely picnic lunch under the trees on the Battlefield at the Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve and look at the detailed maps of both Battles.
  • Visit the site of the Battle of Dwarsvlei, where Fighting-General “Rooi Bul” Sarel Oosthuizen and Captain David Younger V.C. (who are buried only 14 paces apart in the Burgershoop Cemetery, Krugersdorp) were both mortally wounded.
Day tour and accommodation at Misty Hills Country Hotel
R2100 pp sharing

Day tour only
R1100 pp

Special valid only 9 - 10 March 2019.
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Day tour and accommodation
-          Guided tour
-          Light breakfast on arrival 9 March
-          Picnic lunch
-          3 x beverages during the day
-          Buffet dinner
-          Accommodation in a deluxe room
-          Breakfast 10 March
 
Day tour only
-          Guided tour
-          Light breakfast on arrival 10 January
-          Picnic lunch
-          3 x beverages during the day

Itinerary   Venue
09 Mar 19    
08h00 Arrival   Misty Hills
  Light Breakfast, Coffee Tea and Juices   
  Introduction and Brief   
     
09h00 Tour Group to board the bus  
  Departure from Misty Hills  
     
09h30 Battle of Kalkheuwel The Lion & Safari Park
 

Bus will Stop at this destination and guests
will be able to disembark and have a
comfort break

 
  There are also restroom facilities and resfreshments availible for purchase   
     
10h30 Voortrekker Graves Broederstroom
  Brief stop to visit the Voortrekker Cemetery
where the two Pretorius brothers "Broeders"
are at rest near the Stream "Broederstroom".
Hear about the Bart Pretorius' role during the Battle of Blood River
 
     
11h00 Tour continues  
     
11h30 Schoeman's Cross Saartjies Nek
  Hear the story of the Boer "traitor", General Schoeman, the story of his tragic death, and
why the memorial was erected
 
     
12h20 Rietfontein Camp and Cemetery Ifafi/Xanadu
  Visit the remains of the important British
Base camp and reminisce about the British casualties from neighbouring Battlefields
who are buried there.
 
     
13h00 Battle of Silkaats Nek Silkaaksnek Nature Reserve
  Picnic lunch is served on the lawn under the trees  
  Restroom Facilities and a swimming pool
is available
 
     
14h45 Battle of Dwarsvlei The Bru House & Grill
     
16h30 Guests Check in for overnight Misty Hills
  accommodation  
  Guests freshen up and get ready for dinner  
     
18h30 Arrival for dinner Gin Box at Misty Hills
19h00 Dinner served 1900 SA war theme   
  Outside at open fireplace   
  War stories and casual relaxed evening
around the fireplace
 
22h00  Dinner ends  
     
10 Mar 19    
07h00 Breakfast served in the Boma or Summerhouse restaurant  
     
11h00 Guest check out   
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