Pretoria the Administrative Capital of the New South Africa ,visit the history of the "Voortrekkers and Boere"

African TimeoutPretoria itself was founded in 1855 by Marthinus Pretorius, a leader of the Voortrekkers, who named it after his father Andries Pretorius. The elder Pretorius had become a national hero of the Voortrekkers after his victory over the Zulus in the Battle of Blood River. Andries Pretorius also negotiated the Sand River Convention (1852), in which Britain acknowledged the independence of the Transvaal. It became the capital of the South African Republic (ZAR) on 1 May 1860. The founding of Pretoria as the capital of the South African Republic can be seen as marking the end of the Boers' settlement movements of the Great Trek.

Visit the Administrative capital of SA and where the history of the "Boere" is documented.
We visit the Voortrekker Monument,drive by Kruger House, The Union Buildings and Church Square. A drive through the Jacaranda city with its age old history

Duration Total Distance Departure Times Notes
6hrs 130km Between 09:00 14:00 Entrance fees included

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