A journey into South Africa's history

Fugitives’ Drift Lodge is set on Fugitives’ Drift Game Reserve, a 2,000ha wildlife sanctuary and registered Natural Heritage Site. Overlooking Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, known for the Anglo-Zulu War battles that took place there, this lodge offers guests a chance to explore a piece of African history.

Daily tours to these battlefields are conducted by some of the finest guides in South Africa, eager to impart their vast knowledge of these historic conflicts. Nature walks are great ways to explore the surrounding wilderness and view its inhabitants. Bird lovers will be pleased to know that over 250 bird species have been recorded in the area, from the yellow weaver to the purple-crested turaco.

Retreat into a luxurious experience in one of the luxury cottages, with en-suite bathrooms and a lush garden outside. Absorb stunning views of the Buffalo River Gorge while enjoying a swim in the pool lounging on the verandah. Delight in superb cuisine cultivated by a master chef and served with the beguiling vista in mind. 


  • Visits to the battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War, from Isandlwana to Rorke’s Drift
  • Guided nature walks allow you to fully take in the surrounding landscape
  • A bird lover’s paradise, with over 250 bird species recorded in the reserve
  • Comfortable accommodation with good amenities and a story to tell
  • Great catch-and-release fishing spot on the Buffalo River


D31 Rorke's Drift Rorke's Drift

Rorke's Drift, KwaZulu-Natal, 3016

Popular Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Library

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