Fugitives' Drift Special Offers

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Experience 5-star accommodation, internationally acclaimed battlefields tours, and world-class hospitality with Special Rates valid until January 2021. 

If you’ve spent lockdown ‘home-schooling’ your children, Fugitives’ Drift is where history lessons can be brought to life, as you overlook the famous historical battle sites of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Set within a 5000-acre game reserve with 22km of river frontage, Fugitives’ Drift has something for the whole family, with plentiful game, hiking routes, and incredible historical tours. 

Fugitives’ Drift Lodge 

Stay in the most luxurious accommodation on offer at Fugitives’ Drift, where each spacious room includes: 

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Inside and outside shower 
  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini-fridge
  • Veranda with views of the plains flanking the Buffalo River Gorge


Less 54% at R2,600 per person per night (savings of R3000 per person per night)

Includes all meals, and excludes drinks, tours, and Conservation Levy.

Umzinyathi Self-Catering Farmhouse 

Stay in Umzinyathi self-catering farmhouse with its charming stone and corrugated iron roof building built in the 1920s. It is situated at the top of the reserve and has wonderful views over Isandlwana. 

Umzinyathi Farmhouse Accommodation Includes: 

  • 3 En-suite bedrooms (Sleeps 6)
  • Sitting rooms with a fireplace 
  • Dining room 
  • Kitchen 
  • Situated on the game reserve and a five-minute drive from the Main Lodge


R5,800 (for the entire unit) - per night 

R14,500 (for the entire unit) - for a 5-night stay (saving R14,700)

Kwa-George Cottage (Twin Room) 

This small cottage is in the grounds of Umzinyathi Farmhouse; aptly named “Kwa-George” which means, “Place of George” in the Zulu language. 

Kwa-George Farmhouse Includes: 

  • Basic twin bedroom 
  • En-suite bathroom with a shower
  • Veranda 
  • Situated on the game reserve and a five-minute drive from the Main Lodge


R450 per person per night and includes bed and breakfast (saving R420 per person per night) 

Exclusions: Any other meals, drinks, tours, and conservation levy.  


Battlefield Tours

Fugitives’ Drift Lodge is renowned for its flagship daily battlefield tours to Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. These thought-provoking, and often emotionally charged tours leave guests with a profound appreciation of modern-day South Africa. Long family associations with the area and its people allow Fugitives’ Drift to offer unique Zulu perspectives on these remarkable battles. The whole family can participate as tours are also offered to children under 12 and can be tailored to their particular ages.

Game Walks for Kids

Children will have the opportunity to see giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, kudu, nyala, and other non-threatening game. They will also discover the traditional medicinal uses of the flora and fauna in this region as well.

(R 450 per day per child)

Mountain Biking & Hiking Trails

Fugitives’ Drift has an extensive network of trails, suitable for mountain bikes, e-bikes and trail runnners. Enjoy seeing wildlife, taking in the stunning views, and breathing in the clean air of the South African veld. Some routes also take you through old Zulu cattle Kraals, where you can soak up the history of the area at the same time.

Nature Walks and Birding

Explore the 2500-hectare Fugitives’ Drift Private Nature Reserve, home to an abundance of indigenous flora and fauna species, including zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, and several different kinds of antelope, and over 300 species of bird. It is best to book guided walks in advance to ensure the availability of a guide. If you would prefer to walk without a guide, it is perfectly safe to do so – get a map and a bottle of water from reception and explore free of charge.

(R240 per person)

Terms and Conditions

100% No Loss Guarantee.

We are following recommended health and safety protocols to keep our guests and staff safe.

Special Offers are valid for stays up to and including 31 January 2021.