Battlefields Country Lodge & Sports Resort, Dundee, KZN
South Africa’s Premier Battlefields, Wedding & Event Destination | Accommodation comprising of 70 air-conditioned, en-suite rooms surrounded by immaculate lawns, gardens & game | 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 | Airstrip 1000m long Runway11/29 EL+4040ft GPS: LAT 28º 7’ 53” S, EAST 30º 17’ 22” E | Sold as a going concern, lock stock and barrel
Situated conveniently mid-way between Johannesburg and Durban near the town of Dundee and close to the major battlefield ‘must-see’ sites, (Isandlwana, Rorke’s Drift, as well as the Talana Museum and Blood River monument), Battlefields Country Lodge & Sports Resort offers an impressive variety of accommodation and event options.
Battlefields Country Lodge and sports resort is one of South Africa’s premier wedding, conference, sports and events destination. The accommodation segment of this spectacular resort consists of 70 en-suite rooms, which are made up of various styles and rates to suite every traveller. The various styles include the silo accommodation, D’ View superior accommodation, I Dube business studio suites as well as budget rooms and camp sites.
Silo accommodation which is original in design and provides an unforgettable atmosphere with unique views of battlefields hill, dams & valleys. There are 24 spacious air-conditioned. en-suite rooms, with tea/coffee stations and DSTV. All upstairs rooms are fitted with modern double sleeper-couches.
The D’View’ block boasts superior accommodation consisting of 20 rooms with WiFi / DSTV, a kitchenette and tea/coffee station, step out from these superior rooms onto sprawling immaculate lawns, overlooking the beautiful super bowl, dams, mountains and game. All rooms in the D’ View block are air-conditioned and can accommodate self-catering
There are 16 well designed I’Dube business studios with a work desk, desk lamp, WiFi, DSTV and tea/coffee station. These business suites are all airconditioned and set in tranquil surrounds with views over the amphitheatre and immaculate lawns & garden.
The Budget rooms consist of 10 Air-conditioned, en-suite rooms with tea/coffee stations and DSTV. This includes 6 family rooms. All rooms have outside entrances and are set in a beautiful garden.
Battlefields Country Lodge & Sports Resort is also well known for its Stylish, modern wedding and conference venues set in beautiful surrounds overlooking mountains and dams. Fully equipped with service bar, kitchen, air-conditioned and heating, safe and secure parking and a grand entrance under a portico.
There are various styles of event venues to choose from. These styles include the Royal Warrior which seats 300 to 400 people, Café Tagati which accommodates up to 140 guests, Esibayeni seats 100 people, warriors arm accommodates 60 people, the chapel seats 250 people and the breath-taking super bowl open venue being able to accommodate 700 guests.
This magnificent sports resort offers a variety of sporting and outdoor activities and is fully equipped to handle Pre-season training camps, Team bonding events, Mid-way training stops, friendlies and tournaments.
Activities that are offered at this beautiful resort include; sparkling swimming pools for players to warm up and cool off before and after their training session. 2 rugby fields which are perfect for rugby festivals, tournaments and friendlies as well as pre-season training. A Soccer field Perfect for soccer tournaments, festivals and friendlies. Disc golf TO0 Increase your fitness and core strength with disc golf. This is a Great team building activity to get you bonded and strong for the season ahead. There are large fields and an outside gym to partake in CrossFit activities. Volleyball Courts that are perfect for volleyball tournaments. There are also 4 boats to take out on the nearby dam during warm down and as a relaxation exercise of players to clear their minds and meditate. There are also multiple Braai areas for good food and team bonding.
The resort is also home to a number of game and wildlife such as, Springbok, Blesbok, Zebra, Ostriches, Tame Guinea Fowl, Rabbits and Exotic Mandarin Ducks
Major events could be brought to this well-equipped venue with 4 sports fields, a 1000 meter runway, an Amphitheatre, super bowl, an arena and its numerous event venues. The property has excellent potential for expansion. This property also has the potential to become a major training venue for the hotel and tourism industry in conjunction with the new Amajuba college in Dundee.
The Lodge receives its own supply of water from boreholes which it filters and bottles as well. Electricity is supplied to the lodge via Eskom.
The Battlefields Lodge is a member of Dundee Tourism and is in possession of a membership certificate. The lodge has a 3 Star Grading. Battlefields Country lodge is also in possession of the following licences and certificates.
• Liquor Licence from the KwaZulu Natal Liquor Authority
• Compliance Certificate for all Potable Fire equipment
• Licence for the sale or supply of Meals or Perishable Foodstuffs from Endumeni Licensing Authority
• Certificate of Compliance for Lightning Protection
It should be noted that the properties are being sold on a lock stock and barrel basis together with all employees, movables and game.
To participate in this physical auction each bidder has to follow the registration procedures.