november, 2021

26nov(nov 26)7:30 am28(nov 28)3:00 pmWeekend Ride 26th Nov

Event Details

Ride Leaders: Come and join your hosts, Granville & Huida Shenker & the BMW Motorrad Club Central for a wonderful weekend in the historic battlefields in KZN.

Battlefields Country Lodge is situated just outside Dundee in the centre of the well-known historic Battlefields in KZN. Rooms are comfortable with air-conditioned, en-suite bathrooms surrounded by immaculate lawns, gardens & game.  The Lodge is in close proximity to the famous battle sites Isandlwana, Rorke’s Drift,  Blood River monument and Talana Museum, rated as one of the best in South Africa.

Venue: Battlefields Country Lodge

Departure point:

Meet at the Total Petro port on the N3 at 07h30 for coffee, a snack and catch up with friends.

Departure: at 08h00 for The Battlefields following the old main road via Newcastle to Dundee.

We will stop for lunch in Newcastle and for body breaks when necessary.

Distance:

Roads rides:  

Costs:

The rates are inclusive of breakfast and buffet dinner.

The Battlefields Country Lode is currently holding 5 single rooms and 5 double rooms.  Please book ASAP as this is a popular time of the year.  Make your booking with Zanele (bookings) and mention that you are booking for the BMW Motorrad Club Central weekend Tel:  034 18 1641, [email protected] Once you have received your reservation booking (and deposit paid) from Zanele, please forward a copy to [email protected]ing info:

50% deposit will be required. PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR BOOKING WITH THE HOTEL

Should you wish to do a battlefields tour on Saturday, please book directly with   Bushbaby safaris.  There is a link available on www.battlefieldslodge.co.za, select “Battlefields” tab on the site

 Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift battlefield Tour

Duration: 8 Hours

Price From: R990.00 per person R460 No Children u16yrs

Description: After pick up we head out to the Buffalo River where your guide will give you an introduction and orientation on the war. The orientation will take place at the actual crossing area of the Number 3 column. After orientation we head for the isandlwana Museum and after that onto the battlefield where you guide will give you the story of battle. This will take you to lunch time and we will make our way to Rorke’s Drift where you will have the option to buy lunch or to eat a packed lunch provided by yourself. After lunch visit the museum at Rorke’s Drift and then once again you guide will tell you the story of the battle. This should take us to around 15:00 and we will make our way back to Dundee, to drop everybody off at the required pick up points.

Inclusions: Guide, Bottled Water, Entrance Fees

Departure Point: Pick up will be at 08:00 at Talana Museum and 08:30 at Battlefields Country Lodge

Proposed Itinerary for the weekend: After arriving at the Battlefields Lodge and freshening up, we will meet at the bar at 18hH00 for pre- dinner drinks.

A buffet dinner will be available in the restaurant from 19h00.

Saturday 27 November 2021: Meet for breakfast at 08h30 in the restaurant

Depart for visit to Talana Museum in Dundee starting at 10h00. An outride will also be planned for those who want to further explore the KZN countryside.

We will meet in the bar at Battlefields Country Lodge at18h00 for pre-dinner drinks.

Buffet dinner in the restaurant at 19h00.

For own rides and activities, please visit www.battlefieldslodge.co.za for further information.

Sunday 29 November 2021: Breakfast at 08h00 in the restaurant

Stay on, or ride home after breakfast and good memories

 

 

 

Time

26 (Friday) 7:30 am - 28 (Sunday) 3:00 pm

Location

Battlefields Country Lodge

Organizer

Huida & Granville Shenker082-464-9494 [email protected]

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