4 Nights Drakensberg & Battlefields
Re-discover British, Zulu and Boer clashes on the battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal and experience the majestic Drakensberg, a highlight of this route.
RATE ON REQUEST
- 2 Nights at Champagne Castle, Central Drakensberg on Full-board basis with afternoon tea/coffee
- 2 Nights at Fugitives Drift Lodge on Full-Board basis, excluding drinks
- Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana Tours
This resort hotel is adjacent to the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site. Rooms have mountain or garden views, and come with TVs, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Some have patios, while suites add kitchens, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and BBQs. Mountain-facing chalets with kitchens add separate living areas.
Buffet-style meals (except for chalets) are served in a chic restaurant. Other amenities include a bar, an outdoor pool, a spa and a game room, as well as a petting zoo. Horseriding, tennis and lawn bowling are available.
Fugitives Drift Lodge
Set in a Game Reserve which overlooks the battlefield of Isandlwana and is home to giraffe, plains game and numerous birds.
The Lodge houses a veritable museum of memorabilia, artefacts and relics. In a stunning setting overlooking Isandlwana and the Buffalo River, the spacious Harford Library provides a contemporary venue for lunch, parties or simply to relax.
Both the Lodge and Guest House have extremely comfortable and spacious cottages, each with a verandah. Both have swimming pools, surrounded by tranquil indigenous gardens. Friendly, personal service and good food create a relaxed atmosphere.
Rorke’s Drift & Isandlwana Tours
Fugitives’ Drift has become world-renowned for its battlefield tours to all the Zulu War battle sites in the region, particularly the battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift.
Tours are led by registered tour guides who are superb storytellers and make the history of that day come alive.
Learn of the bravery and mobility of the Zulu army that defeated the British Army at the Battle of Isandlwana and listen at sunset to the famous story of Rorke’s Drift, where 139 British soldiers were attacked by 4000 Zulu warriors; a British victory which saw the award of more Victoria Crosses than in any other battle in history.
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