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Fugitives Drift Lodge

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  • - Lodge type Safari Lodge
  • - Location; Natal Battlefields
  • - Lodge size; 8 rooms
  • - Recommended stay; 2-5 nights
If someone tried to dream up geography along with topography for the clash between two great countries, one could possibly hardly come up with a more amazing scene than this particular one.

It had been right here that David and Nicky Rattray developed Heritage Tourism in South Africa and generating an award winning lodge for visitors to savour this astonishing saga.

Led by some of the finest guides, which include Andrew Rattray, in South Africa, thought-provoking and frequently emotionally charged excursions are performed daily to Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. Walks along with horserides through the reserve to watch plentiful game and birdlife, as well as angling the 20km frontage on the Buffalo River.

The actual reserve features a choice of accommodation in either Fugitives Drift Lodge or perhaps the Guest House, both owned by the Rattrays and created out of their extensive experience in hospitality, evident in every corner of Fugitives' Drift, is their love of South Africa, it's people and its unique history.

Rooms & Suites:

Large, luxurious en-suite cottages each have a private verandah offering vistas above the plains flanking the Buffalo River Gorge.

Food & Wine:

Take pleasure in superb cuisine, an exceptional blend of home as well as modern day flavours, within the splendid surroundings of a veritable museum of Zulu War memorabilia.


A feature of Fugitives Drift Lodge would be the amazing, shady, well established garden, home to innumerable birds, and the most breathtaking large swimming pool positioned on just the remote spur on the lip of the Buffalo River gorge.


Fugitives' Drift happens to be world-renowned for its battlefield excursions to every one the Zulu War battle sites in the region, particularly the battles of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift.

Flagship excursions to Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift are led by registered tour guides Joseph Ndima, Andrew Rattray and Mphiwa Ntanzi, who definitely are exceptional storytellers and help to make the actual history associated with that day come alive.

Understand of the bravery and mobility of the Zulu army of which defeated the British Army within the Battle of Isandlwana and listen closely at sunset to the well-known story of Rorke's Drift, exactly where 139 British soldiers were attacked by four thousand Zulu warriors; a British victory which in turn saw the award of more Victoria Crosses when compared to any other battle in history.

  • Rates from: R 2500.00
  • Per person per night sharing
  • Rates are in South African Rands
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - RSA; from £ 611
  • USA - RSA; from $ 1390
  • EUR - RSA; from € 495
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

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