Fugitives’ Drift Lodge, Battlefields

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The Fugitives’ Drift Lodge is a facility built on land that overlooks two sites of great historical importance: the areas of Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana where two famous battles of the Zulu War were fought. This location offers guests a fascinating and spectacular travel experience, with the added bonus of its panoramic views of South Africa’s wilderness.

Guests are welcomed to luxurious accommodation with authentic styling and modern amenities. There is choice of en-suite rooms plus a three-bedroom villa, each with private verandas overlooking the historic battlefields. Internet connectivity is also available in public spaces.


Guests can enjoy a delightful on-site restaurant that serves a host of local dishes and international flavours, plus there is a lounge area to relax in front of a warming fire. After a day exploring the local area, the bar and outdoor terrace provide an enchanting place to unwind while the sun goes down.

The lodge has a peaceful outdoor pool for a refreshing dip and a sun lounger space to soak up the warm sunshine. For travellers looking to explore the surroundings, there is plenty to do and see. Popular activities include tours of the battlefields, hiking and horse riding. Alongside these pursuits there is a myriad of captivating landscapes and wildlife to admire, so don’t forget your camera.

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Fugitives’ Drift Lodge is the best place to stay in the heart of South Africa’s famous and historic battlefields

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