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Echoing other reviews about the wonderful luxury, delicious food, warm and friendly service from all, especially the personal attention. But the stories and the storytellers, what a triumph. Our guides all highly knowledgeable and skilled at weaving the history of the battles so as to...More
The unique selling point of Fugitives Drift is the guided battlefield tours from the Zulu Wars. Knowledgeable, professional guides give vivid and moving descriptions of the battles, from both the British and Zulu viewpoints.
After the tours, the lodge offers brilliantly relaxed luxury in rooms,...More
Excellent accommodation; friendly staff all round - and, in Alastair, a well versed and informative guide. It was a packed two days spent in the surroundings where historical events unfolded. The lodge itself is magnificent - well appointed and with rooms with huge glass doors...More
We were late arriving and missed our afternoon trip to Rourkes Drift. This did not faze the staff at all. We were shown to a palatial room and told that we could visit both Issanlwana and Rourkes Drift the following day, problem.
Dining that night...More
Our first trip to Fugitives Drift Lodge and hopefully not our last.
Whether you arrive well versed with the battle accounts at Isandlawana and Rorke's Drift, or, like me, are a mere beginner, drawing knowledge from childhood viewings of 'Zulu', you will leave understanding more...More
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The rooms are closer to the communal areas at the Guest House, so you will be absolutely fine there
Casual, light clothes plus can't nifty shoe shoes. Swimsuit and a jacket as the weather is pretty changeable at this time of the year, and it can be chilly in the mornings and evenings. Oh and don't forget a hat!