Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Ghent

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Ghent
from AUD $580.09
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Stand on Messines ridge where the New Zealand Corps launched the attack after the explosion of the 19 mines. You will visit Passendale, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Gravenstafel and many other places in which the ANZAC Corps was involved.
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In Brief

Location:
Kortrijk, Belgium
Country:
Belgium
Duration:
11 hours
Operates:
Every day except on Sundays.
Highlights:
Step back in time on a history tour
All entrance fees included
Lunch included
Led by a local guide
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Messines Ridge, N314, Mesen 8957 Belgium

You will stand on the battlefield where NZ troops were launched in the battle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Messines Ridge (N.Z.) Memorial, Nieuwkerkestraat Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen Belgium

This Memorial stands on the German 1st line you will have a view on No Man's Land.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Messines Ridge (N.Z.) Memorial, Nieuwkerkestraat Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen Belgium

This memorial is bearing the names of the New Zealand soldiers who died in the Battle of Messines and have no known grave.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Spanbroekmolen Mine Crater, Exit Wijtschatestraat, Wijtschate Belgium

This is one of the 19 mines that were detonated on the morning of the battle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lettenberg Bunkers, Lokerstraat, Kemmel, Heuvelland Belgium

See these bunkers built in the ridge, they were once headquarters and a dressing station.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nine Elms British Cemetery, Helleketelweg, Poperinge Belgium

Is the cemetery where David Galager is buried, he was the fromer Captain of the All Black.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Poperinge Town Hall Death Cell, Grote Markt, Poperinge 8970 Belgium

See the death cell and the execution pole in the townhall of Poperinge.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Langemark Cemetery, Klerkenstraat, Langemark Belgium

See a German and feel the difference between this cemetery and allied burial places.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

Before arriving at Tyne Cot we stop at S'Graventafel NZ Memorial, it is the place where David Galager was mortally wounded on 4 Octobre 1917.

Standing in Tyne Cot, the largest CWGC's cemetery. the Memorial is bearing 35 000 names of soldiers who have no known grave.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ypres Cloth Hall, Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

You will see the Cloth Hall on the Main Square, the Cathedral and some of the other nice buildings. You have some free time in town.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Menin Gate Memorial, Menenstraat Poort gebouw, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

You will attend the Last Post at the Menin Gate, after the service I bring you back to your hotel in Gent.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Hotel drop-off
  • Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Stationsplein, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium

Returns To

Ghent, Belgium

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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In Brief

Location:
Kortrijk, Belgium
Country:
Belgium
Duration:
11 hours
Operates:
Every day except on Sundays.
Highlights:
Step back in time on a history tour
All entrance fees included
Lunch included
Led by a local guide
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver