Fugitives' Drift Lodge

Rorke's Drift Rd., Dundee, KwaZulu Natal, 3016, South Africa

Set in a 5,000-acre natural heritage site, this attractive lodge lies just a couple of miles from the famous battle site of Rorke's Drift and overlooks the drift where survivors of the British defeat at Isandlwana fled across the Buffalo River. Rooms, in individual cottages that open onto gardens, have fireplaces and wood furniture. Rent a room in a cottage or the whole cottage, depending on your group size. The focal point of the lodge is the lounge and dining room, evocatively decorated with old rifles, British regimental flags, Zulu spears, and antique military prints. Battlefield tours cost R995 per person.

PROS

  • lovely garden settings
  • you'll be contributing to the local communities through the David Rattray Foundation

CONS

  • pricey
  • can be full of groups of old military gentlemen

Location

QUICK FACTS

Resort
Historical
Quiet
Countryside
Clubby Atmosphere

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 034-642–1843 | 034-271–8053

HOTEL DETAILS

8 chalets, 1 cottage
Rate Includes: All meals

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