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Fugitive's Drift

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| KwaZulu Natal, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
+27 34 642 1843
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we where here 26/27 march 2017 the battlefield guides are are so knowledgeable we sat(in the shade... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2017
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Go stay at the Fugitives Drift Lodge and take the 3 tours. You will not regret it, but you need to... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2017
Devon, United Kingdom
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| KwaZulu Natal, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
+27 34 642 1843
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

we where here 26/27 march 2017 the battlefield guides are are so knowledgeable we sat(in the shade) spellbound on both tours .the hospitality and the food was exceptional the drive from durban was quite long,but we had a mid point stop Granny Mouse hotel which...More

Thank sept1946
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Go stay at the Fugitives Drift Lodge and take the 3 tours. You will not regret it, but you need to stay 3 nights to get the best out of it.

Thank nandvdevon
Reviewed March 16, 2017

This strip of river is actually on site of the Fugitive's Drift Lodge and Hotel. A guide from the office will take you and relay this amazing story. A must to visit.

Thank Laraine M
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

See it , do it and learn from it . The bravery of both sides is unbelievable . The heroics of the men with so many VC's won on that day is unfathomable

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

In the midst of thrilling and riveting history a superb enclave of comfort. Great rooms with lovely views, without the trappings of luxury, as one wants a lodge to be. Besides the opportunity of visits and enthralling accounts of the two battles, Rorkes Drift and...More

1  Thank Rex W
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Overlooking Fugitive's Drift and then the site of Coghill and Melville's grave was an experience that was special. Seeing Giraffes and Impala on the way to and from the Drift, made it even more special.

Thank RMDoyle
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Get a guide for a tour, at Iswandlwana without one you just wont get the battle history or understand what came to pass (watch Zulu Dawn with Burt Lancaster). Rorke's Drift is the same, however its possible there to do a self tour if required.

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed June 14, 2016

We visited both the Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift battlefields where the British suffered one of their most ignominious defeats. It was easy to see how this happened as the British were so exposed and the Zulus knew the lie of the land so much better....More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed May 30, 2016

If you visited Isandlwana and Rorkes Drift, then a visit to Fugitive's Drift completes the jigsaw of what happened at Isandlwana

Thank russianiwi
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

TripAdvisor are mistaken in calling it Fugitive's Drift. There is no actual attraction there but you can be taken there by a guide. The actual attraction the station at Rorke's Drift where another battle was fought not long after the Zulu victory at Isandlwana. All...More

Thank smrgeog
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August 30, 2016|
Response from smrgeog | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest comfortable walking shoes (no sandals or flipflops). In terms of clothing, long trousers are my personal preference if you're walking on trails but shorts should be fine.