The Zulu War of 1879 is famous throughout the English speaking worlds for the great battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. The award winning Fugitives’ Drift , a 5,000 acre Natural Heritage Site, overlooks both Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift and includes the site where Lieutenants Melvill and Coghill lost their lives attempting to save the Queen’s Colour of their regiment.
The finest guides provide thought provoking and often emotionally charges tours daily to Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Walks and hores rides throughout the reserve allow you to view abundant birdlife and game as well as fishing the 20km frontage on Buffalo River.
Guests have 2 options for accommodation, Fugitives’ Drift and the Guest House adjacent to it. The cottage has 2 en-suite bedrooms and a sitting room, one bathroom has a shower and bath and the other a shower. It is ideal for families or couples. Guests can also enjoy the well established shaded Garden and a wonderful swimming pool.
a secluded spur on the lip of the Buffalo River gorge.