The Paardefontein Battle Site Tour

Half or full day
Visit the hidden valley where the Boer Cmdt Lotter laagered up with 130 men on the wet, cold night of 4 September 1901. Lt-Col Scobell’s column consisting of the 9th Lancers, the Cape Mounted Rifles & the Imperial Yeomanry; hunting Loiter with untiring energy, finally tracked him down to his hide-out and made a surprise dawn raid capturing virtually the entire commando. Relive the story of this Commando’s fateful last hours and visit the graves of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Optional picnic brunch/lunch.

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