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Blood River Outspan Lodge
Blood River Outspan Lodge Karel Landman room Hans Dons de Lange room Trekkerkombuis Wa-lager from out of space Andries Pretorius canon The bridge at the Bronz wagons
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Simply, elegant accommodation. Officially it`s a guest house but it`s really so much more than that. We do give privacy and quietness. We call it simply elegant accommodation. Decide for yourself!

A charming blend of elegance and style awaits you at Blood River Outspan guesthouse. You are always assured of warm hospitality and professional service.

The appointments of Blood River Outspan Guest House from the antiques to the sheen of bedding, have been acquired with the discerning traveller in mind.

There to provide a haven of serene luxury, pleasing to the eye with a relaxed atmosphere and foremost to satisfy your comfort and needs.

Our spacious amenities include luxury suites; farmhouse breakfasts and ready to assist you with all your entertainment needs.

Blood River Outspan Guest House is located 46km outside Dundee on the R33 road towards Vryheid. It is in the middle of the Anglo- Boer, Brit-Zulu and Zulu-Brit Battlefields.


- One of the most unique battlefields in South Africa
- A museum exhibit depicting the history of Blood River
- Unique bronze wagon laager and granite wagon monument
- Exhibit about Zulu culture across the river at the Ncome museum
- DVD show in the information centre about the battle of Blood River, 16 December 1838
- Theme shop - open seven days a week. It includes commemorative items, books and post cards
- The "Trekker" kitchen restaurant: Breakfast, lunch and evening meals can be booked. Group bookings e.g. for Sunday meals may also be made. Traditional "Boere" dishes.
- Our famous 'Vetkoek and mince' with ginger beer.
- Hiking
- Cycling
- Battlefield routes

Rooms and Units Available:

Four double bed rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

Family room
En-suite bathroom
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails

Cancellation Policy:

Forfeit 50% of full amount payable when cancelled.

Latest Reviews

Welcoming hosts- like visiting family.
Perhaps the grounds need some upkeep (weeds growing between paving)
We were woken by the lawnmower.
Everything else was great
Thank you

Verna Swart Oct 2021


On the R33 road from Dundee towards Vryheid.
24km from Dundee turn right at the road signs Blood River/Ncome.
Follow the gravel road for 20km you will drive into the main entrance at Blood River Museum.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Caravan park