Fugitives Drift Lodge
If you book and stay within 14 days, you will get a 15% discount. Please see the standard rates below
Normal rate R2900pppn sharing full board – you pay R2465
Winter rate R1500pppn sharing full board – you pay R1275 (1 April to end of August 2011)
Normal rate R2050pppn sharing full board – you pay R1742.5
Winter rate R950pppn sharing full board – you pay R807.5 (1 April to end of August 2011)
Offer subject to availability. Book and stay within 14 days
“A unique experience in the world of travel, its as if upon entering the lodge and surrounds you have entered a hidden paradise surrounded by the sounds and beauty of nature.” – TripAdvisor
about Fugitives Drift Lodge
The Lodge is situated on the site of the original Rattray homestead where David’s parents Peter and Gillian came for their holidays and here the seeds of this unique operation took root in those early years.
Spacious, luxury en-suite cottages each have a private verandah affording views over the plains flanking the Buffalo River Gorge.
The Lodge is also home to our newly renovated Annex, or Cottage. The Cottage has been redesigned to have two en-suite bedrooms and a sitting-room. One bathroom has a shower and bath, the other is a small shower-room. It is ideal for small families or couples travelling together. Pictures of the Cottage are included on our Lodge Photo Gallery.
Another feature of the Lodge is the beautiful, shady, well established garden, home to innumerable birds, and the most spectacular large swimming pool situated on a secluded spur on the lip of the Buffalo River gorge.
Enjoy superb cuisine, a unique fusion of home and modern flavours, in the splendid atmosphere of a veritable museum of Zulu War memorabilia
In its original state The Guest House was the home of Mr Johan Potgieter and his family. “Mr Pot” was immortalised in Gillian Rattray’s award winning book “The Springing of the Year”. He was one of the great storytellers of this area.
Mr Pot’s house has been turned into the most charming sitting and dining room, filled with fascinating memorabilia. The original verandahs have been retained. It also has an outside eating area which has a stunning view across a plain with Isandlwana in the distance.
Cottages have large, en-suite bedrooms that are individually decorated and all have private verandahs with sweeping views of the reserve and surrounding battlefields.
The Guest House boasts a sparkling pool that overlooks Isandlwana and the indigenous bushveld.