A two-day experience at Spioenkop includes horse riding, boating, walking and game viewing. The reserve is within close proximity to the Spioenkop Battlefields site.
Day 1: Upon arrival at Spioenkop guests can enjoy a walk or a horse ride (open 08:h00 -14:h00 – minimum age 12 years) at the reserve in which they can view the animals. Thereafter lunch can be enjoyed at the campsite. To end the day a family can take a boat ride on the Spioenkop Dam. Please note that all boats must be registered with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and no boats are available for hire.
Day 2: The second day can be spent ‘consuming’ the cultural heritage of the area. 35km away is the Ladysmith Museum and here one can learn more about the Ladysmith Siege history and the Battle of Spioenkop. The Museum is open from 11:h00-16:h00 (Tuesday-Saturday), the Museum also opens on Mondays and public holidays, for further information call: 036 637 2231. Also close to Spioenkop Reserve is the Battle of Spioenkop site which took place on the 23rd and 24th of January 1900 and it is known as the bloodiest battle that took place in the War.
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