Fugitives’ Drift Lodge, KwaZulu-Natal promotes heritage tourism at its finest in this remote corner of the province, where your hosts will offer a fascinating and moving insight into one of the most famed conflicts of the English-speaking world, the Anglo Zulu War of 1879 and its iconic battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Over and above the ‘must do’ battlefield tours the Lodge offers luxury cottage accommodation in a tranquil garden setting with views across the plains.
Fascinating, moving, thought-provoking and wholly memorable - the battlefield tours given by the hugely knowledgeable lecturers at Fugitives’ Drift Lodge are more than mere talks. Given in the open air on the very battlefields that they describe, it would be more accurate to say that they are an experience for all of your senses. Whether you have a deep passion for history or merely a passing interest, they will live long in your memory.
The accommodation is a nod to the regions diverse and colourful local history, with spacious en-suite cottages or suites, boasting private verandahs.
Fugitives Drift Fact File
November - February
11 hours 30 minutes to Cape Town or 11 hours to Johannesburg
British Airways fly direct from London Heathrow to Cape Town and Johannesburg. British Airways also offer an additional direct service from London Gatwick to Cape Town during the winter season (January to March). Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways
South African rand
+ 2 hours