The spectacular Fugitives’ Drift property is a natural Heritage Site that 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 Color of their regiment. Fugitives Drift depicts a rich history with a museum displaying authentic Zulu War memorabilia. Fugitives Drift prides itself on offering sumptuous cuisine and a warm atmosphere.
The reserve offers a choice of accommodation in either the Lodge or the Guest House. Both the Lodge and Guest House have spacious and luxurious en-suite cottages which are all individually decorated, have private verandahs and broad views over the plains flanking the Buffalo River Gorge.
The Lodge Rooms are luxurious and feature king-size beds draped with mosquito netting, en-suite bathroom with double vanities, bathtub and shower; comfortable lounge area, writing desk, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer, overhead fan, in-room safe, bathrobes, internet access, and an outdoor deck with a hammock and comfortable chairs.
The Guest House Rooms feature twin beds that can be converted into a king-size bed, en-suite bathroom with a shower, lounge area, a writing desk, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer, overhead fan, in-room safe, bathrobes, internet access, and an outdoor deck with comfortable chairs.
The Lodge and Guest House both have swimming pools set in their colorful, well-established gardens which are home to innumerable bird species. The Hartford Library features a dedicated kitchen, wireless internet access, and an integrated audio/visual system. With incredible views over the Buffalo River Gorge and the mountain of Isandlwana, the Harford Library offers a fantastic venue for family and friends looking to spend quality time together.
Other facilities include a bar, dining area, conference center and laundry service.
Fugitives’ Drift is renowned for its battlefield tours to all the Anglo-Zulu War battle sites in the region. The most visited sites being Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Other activities include the Mangeni Falls, Masonda, walks, fishing, mountain biking, and a tour of the Blood River, Hlubabe, Khambula and Ulundi battlefields.
Fugitives Drift is ideal for solo explorers, couples, and families who are eager to learn more about the Zulu War.
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