The Battlefields Of KwaZulu Natal

Itinerary Overview

An 8 night self-drive journey through the province of KwaZulu Natal with tours of some of the area’s fascinating Anglo-Zulu and Boer War battlefields in the company of expert guides.

Accommodation includes: Fugitives Drift Lodge and Three Trees at Spioenkop



Day 1UK Departure

UK Departure

Overnight flight from Heathrow to Durban on British Airways.


Days 2-4Fugitives Drift Lodge

Fugitives Drift Lodge

Morning arrival and collect a hire car at the airport.  Drive to Fugitives’ Drift Lodge for a three night stay on full board basis.  Guided tours to the battlefields of Isandlwana, Rorke’s Drift and Blood River as well as the site of the death of the Prince Imperial at the hands of the Zulus are included during your stay. 

Fugitives Drift is an award-winning lodge filled with memorabilia and artefacts and is renowned for its fascinating and moving tours of the nearby Anglo-Zulu War battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. 


Days 5-7Three Trees at Spioenkop

Three Trees at Spioenkop

Today, drive to Spionkop. You may wish to stop at the Talana Museum at Dundee and the Ladysmith Siege Museum enroute. You will stay at Three Trees at Spioenkop for three nights on full board basis. During your stay you will take a guided tour to the Boer War battlefield of Spionkop. This friendly, family-run lodge is the perfect base to visit the site of the Battle of Spionkop and there are also opportunities for tracking rhino on foot, nature walks, horse riding and mountain biking.   


Day 8Departure


Today, drive to Johannesburg airport to return your hire car prior to your overnight flight to Johannesburg on British Airways.


Day 9UK Arrival

UK Arrival

Early morning arrival into London Heathrow

  • UK Departure
  • Fugitives Drift Lodge
  • Three Trees at Spioenkop
  • Departure
  • UK Arrival

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