Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour In Flanders From Ghent

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 11 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    09:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Stationsplein, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Return Details :
    Ghent, Belgium
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

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.

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, Mesen, West Flanders Province

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Messines Ridge (N.Z.) Memorial, Mesen, West Flanders Province

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, Mesen, West Flanders Province

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, Wijtschate, West Flanders Province

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lettenberg Bunkers, Kemmel, Heuvelland, West Flanders Province

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West Flanders Province

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, Poperinge, West Flanders Province

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Langemark Cemetery, Langemark, West Flanders Province

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West Flanders Province

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, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

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, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

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)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Vehicles are cleaned and sanitized after every tour.