Fugitives Drift Lodge
- This spectacular property, a Natural Heritage Site, overlooks Isandlwana and the Oskarsberg at Rorke`s Drift. Walks through the reserve to view abundant game and bird life are offered.
Rooms at the Lodge are en-suite with private verandas, and have sweeping views of the reserve and surrounding battlefields. Each establishment has its own swimming pool.
The battlefield tours led by the Rattray brothers and their team have achieved an international reputation for which Fugitives Drift is renowned. The formula of entertaining people with moving, detailed presentations on site, offering wonderful food and award winning lodges, has proved itself.
Fugitives Drift Lodge accommodation:
The Lodge is situated on the site of the original Rattray homestead where David`s parents, Peter and Gillian, came for their holidays and here the seeds of this unique operation took root in those early years.
Spacious, luxury en-suite cottages each have a private veranda affording views over the plains flanking the Buffalo River Gorge.
Facilities & Services:
- Babysitting Service
- Laundry Service
- Internet Access
- Parking (off-street - open)
- Parking (off-street - covered)
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Horse Riding
- Swimming Pool
Fugitives Drift Lodge Activities:
Flagship tours to Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift are led by registered tour guides Andrew Rattray, Douglas Rattray, Mphiwa Ntanzi and Brian Mcube, who are superb storytellers and make the history of that day come alive. Our long family associations with the area and its people allow us to offer you some unique Zulu perspectives.
Learn of the bravery and mobility of the Zulu army that defeated the British Army at the Battle of Isandlwana and listen at sunset to the famous story of Rorke's Drift, where 139 British soldiers were attacked by 4000 Zulu warriors; a British victory which saw the award of more Victoria Crosses than in any other battle in history.
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Other Accommodation near Fugitives Drift Lodge:
Accommodation options within 8km from Fugitives Drift Lodge include:
This spectacular property, a Natural Heritage Site, overlooks Isandlwana and the Oskarsberg at Rorke's Drift. Walks through the reserve to view abundant game and bird life are offered.
Rooms at the Lodge and Guest House are en-suite with private
Overlooking the Buffalo River the spacious round buildings give hotel ameneties of lounge, bar, restaurant, ensuite accommodation and pool. The views are to die for. Just a 12 minute walk from the Museum and overlooking Rorke's original drift.