Zulu War Sites

If you’re keen on visiting Zulu War sites and want to find the best places to view Anglo-Zulu Wars history then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

Our selection of Zulu War sites is continuing to grow and you can plan some fantastic things to see on your trips. Once you’ve explored the list of Zulu War sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring the sites of the Zulu Wars.

Our database of Zulu War historic places is expanding all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other Zulu War sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

Anglo-Zulu Wars: Site Index

Fort Rinella

Built in 1878 by the British, was the most technologically advanced war machine of its day., housing the 100-ton gun created by Sir William G. Armstrong, the world's largest muzzle-loader gun in History. Everyday day a full-animated tour is held in the Fort starting at 2 p.m.

Fort Rinella was an imposing stronghold built in Malta in 1878 by the British. Intended to defend the harbour and British trade routes in the Mediterranean, particularly from the then perceived threat of the Italian navy, Fort Rinella was at the cutting edge of military design, boasting a 100-ton gun... Read More

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Isandlwana Battlefield

One of the most crucial Zulu Wars sites, Isandlwana Battlefield was the location of a British defeat in the Anglo-Zulu Wars.

Isandlwana Battlefield in South Africa was the site of the Battle of Isandlwana during the Anglo-Zulu Wars. The Anglo-Zulu Wars were in part an attempt by the British to repress the Zulu army so as to pave the way for the creation of a Confederation of South Africa which united... Read More

Rorke’s Drift

Perhaps the most famous of the Zulu War sites, Rorke’s Drift was the location of a famous British victory in the Anglo-Zulu Wars.

Rorke’s Drift in South Africa was the site of a famous battle during the Anglo-Zulu Wars in which 139 British soldiers fiercely and successfully defended the area and their garrison against between four and five thousand Zulu Warriors. The Battle of Rorke’s Drift took place on 22 January 1879 and was... Read More