Durban Walking Tours and military history tour guide Craig Oliver have their sights set on sharing the city‘s rich military history on their third specialised tour on Saturday, 30 July.
This special interest tour will entice visitors on a trip down memory lane related to the city’s military history. This is a must-do tour for anyone with an interest in the city’s military history as well as those who served on the border.
The group will visit the second oldest regiment in the country, which was established way back in 1854, to take in the many displays, tanks and memorabilia. The guided walk includes an introduction to the Natal Mounted Rifles (NMR) and the Stamford Hill Aerodrome. From there you will drive down in your own transport to the Old Fort, to see Warriors Gate and view the chapel at Old Fort.
The famed Old Fort, which was set up when British forces and Durban inhabitants were besieged by the Boers in 1842, commemorates Dick King’s ride to Grahamstown to raise relief. The chapel, which was the site of funerals for many famous early Durban citizens, has stones embedded in the building from battlefields around the world. The M.O.T.H. displays showcase exceptional SA memorabilia from World War 1 and 2, the Rhodesian War and the South West Africa War, all set against the backdrop of the exclusive meeting room of the M.O.T.H members.
You won’t want to miss this one - book now at www.durbanwalkingtours.co.za or email email@example.com
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