Fugitives Drift

Enquire

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

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.

South Africa travel information

  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 11-12 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Emirates, British Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways
  • Currency: South African Rand
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15%
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of malaria in certain areas of South Africa, including the Kruger National Park. However, transmission occurs typically between the months of September and May only. In June, July and August, the risk is considered to be very low. There is a low to very low risk of malaria in the rest of South Africa throughout the year.There is no risk of yellow fever in South Africa, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Pretoria, Cape Town, and Bloemfontein
  • Population: 61,020,221
  • National languages: 11 official languages including English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, and Xhosa
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C, D, M, N, 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You don't need a visa for South Africa if you have a British passport - for a maximum of 90 days

Want to know more?

Call our Travel Specialists for a chat with our South-africa experts. They'll share their first-hand insights so you can find your perfect holiday.

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Mari

Travel Specialist

Not sure where to stay in Kwazulu Natal? I'm here to help. Give me a call and I'll share my first-hand insights to find your perfect spot.

South Africa travel guides

Want some more help planning your holiday to South Africa? Read our expert guides to find out everything you need to know about where to stay, dine and explore on your Inspiring Travel escape.

Would you like to speak to an Kwazulu Natal expert?

Contact our Travel Specialists for a bespoke quote or some first-hand knowledge.

Call our Kwazulu Natal team on

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

The Inspiring Difference

Personal to you

  • We get to know you personally
  • Tailor-made holidays that are unique to you
  • Enhancing your escape with personal touches

Experts in luxury

  • Expert Travel Specialists with first-hand knowledge
  • Only the best premium travel experiences
  • Handpicked selection of world-class luxury resorts

Always here

  • Speak to us any time with 24-hour support
  • Premium concierge service
  • Personal relationships with our passionate team

Extensive experience

  • Nearly 50 years of bespoke luxury travel
  • Strong Relationships with industry partners
  • Diverse portfolio and exclusive experiences
ATOL Protected ABTA Protected IATA Protected Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Trust Pilot
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Trust Pilot

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office check www.gov.uk/travelaware

Stay in Touch

Subscribe to our inspiring newsletter to hear about exciting offers, trending destinations and unparalleled experiences

By clicking ‘accept’, you consent to our use of cookies to improve our website experience. See our privacy policy for full information.
Accept