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Fugitives’ Drift Guest House

Natural Heritage Site, overlooks both Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift

The Zulu War of 1879 is famous throughout the English-speaking world for the great battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. The spectacular Fugitives’ Drift property, a Natural Heritage Site, overlooks both Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, and includes the site where Lts. Melvill and Coghill lost their lives attempting to save the Queen’s Colour of the 1/24th.

Led by the finest guides in South Africa, thought-provoking and often emotionally charged tours are conducted daily to Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Walks and horserides through the reserve to view abundant game and birdlife are offered.

In its original state The Guest House was the home of Mr Johan Potgieter and his family.

Mr Pot’s house has been turned into the most charming sitting and dining room. It also has an outside eating area which has a stunning view across a plain with Isandlwana in the distance.

The Guest House boasts a sparkling pool that overlooks Isandlwana and the indigenous bushveld.

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