Rorkes Drift Lodge

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The 4-star Rorke's Drift Hotel is situated in Zululand, on the Buffalo River of South Africa's KwaZulu Natal Province.

This unique country retreat nestles under the Shiyane Mountain, on the famous Rorke's Drift battleground where part of the Zulu War took place.

There are many exciting activities for Rorkes Drift Hotel guests to enjoy while staying at this hotel near Dundee. Adults and children alike will be kept busy by the surroundings and the fun things to do.

The hotel features eleven rooms, each of which provides an en-suite bathroom as well as a balcony from where magnificent views of the area can be admired. The hotel rooms are spacious and welcoming, fitted with easy-to-use amenities and a comfortable bed for guests to rest in after a long day.

Many outdoor activities are available to guests during a stay in Zululand. Hiking trails lead travellers through magnificent scenery in the fresh mountain air while horseback riding is also very popular. Most visitors to this region of South Africa will be interested to visit the famous battlefields including Isandlwana which was fought on 22 January 1879.

The view from the deck which surrounds the dining room, the lounge and the bar is magnificent. Guests can enjoy a hearty meal at the hotel's Shiyane Restaurant, where breathtaking views can be seen. The Kwa Jima Bar is a great place to relax and socialise after a long day of activities.

Nearby Attractions

  • Isandlwana Battlefield
  • Mangeni Falls
  • Fugitive’s Drift
  • Elandskraal
  • Craft Workshop
  • Helpmekaar Village
  • Dundee
  • Talana Battlefield and Museum
  • Van Tonder’s Pass
  • Nqutu
  • Prince Imperial memorial
  • Blood River.

Hotel room amenities:

  • Writing desk
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Twin basins
  • Hairdryer
  • Fridge
  • TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Tea/coffee making facilities


  • Hiking trails
  • Horseback riding
  • Guided excursions
  • Game hunting
  • Safari drives
  • Sightseeing tours


  • Adaptors
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • Satellite TV
  • Separate sitting area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at Rorkes Drift Lodge

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Conference venue
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Garden
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

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FAQs about Rorkes Drift Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Rorkes Drift Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where is Rorkes Drift Lodge located?
The address of Rorkes Drift Lodge is: Isandlwana Road, Rorkes Drift, 3016.