Fugitives' Drift Lodge
The reserve offers a choice of accommodation in either the Lodge or the Guest House, both owned by the Rattrays. Guests can enjoy spacious and luxurious en-suite cottages all with private verandas and sweeping views over the plains flanking the Buffalo River Gorge.
Fugitives' Drift Lodge Highlights
The magnificent and historical Fugitives' Drift property; a Natural Heritage Site overlooks both Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift on the Battlefield Route in KwaZulu Natal. Guests can enjoy walks through this beautiful 2000 hectare property home to an abundance of game and birdlife.
- Flagship tours to Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift are led by registered tour guides and superb storytellers.
- The area is Natural Heritage Site and is teeming with wildlife and over 250 species of bird.
- A walk down to Fugitives’ Drift on the Buffalo River will afford an opportunity to fish and swim in pools and rapids.
Fugitives' Drift Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
Fugitives' Drift has become world-famous for its battlefield tours to all the Zulu War battle sites in the region, especially the battles of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. Guests can 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.
Isandlwana Lodge offers the ideal location for an African safari steeped in history with luxury accommodation, superb service and gourmet cuisine. The Lodge is carved into the iNyoni rock formation which has historical significance and offers magnificent views.
iSibindi Zulu Lodge
iSibindi Zulu Lodge is a luxury safari lodge that promises a private and secluded location with beautiful safari suites. The lodge is ideal for a romantic honeymoon or a private safari. A large variety of wildlife activities are available.