Durban Safaris and Tours

Rorkes Drift 3 Day Tour Package

Visit the battlefields of Rorkes Drift, Isandlwanam Fugitives Drift and more over 3 fantastic days. Stay at the Rorkes Drift Hotel, dinner and breakfast included, entries included and be accompanied by specialist guide.

The events that occurred on the 22nd of January in 1879 reverberated across the world, the ripples still being felt today. At around midday, some 25,000 Zulu warriors, fighting for the lands, swept across the Nqutu veld and dealt the British a telling blow in the Battle of Isandlwana. Just a few hours later, it would the British would find themselves again facing overwhelming odds, only this time the Zulu would not be victorious.

Rorkes Drift, Isandlwana and Fugitives Itinerary

Day 1

You’ll be pickup from your accommodation at 7am and on your way to your first stop, your specialist guide will give you insight into the history of Durban and the Zulu people. At your first stop, KwaDukuza, you’ll learn more about military tactics of the Zulu. Next up onto the Battlefield of Gingindlovu where you’ll discover more about the reasons for this campaign. After this it’s time for lunch at Eshowe and then onto your accommodation at Rorkes Drift Hotel.

Day 2

On day 2 you’ll head out to Isandlwana, Rorkes Drift and Fugitives Drift for a tour of these epic battle grounds. You specialist guide will accompany you throughout the day, explaining the events of the day as well as answering any questions you may have. Lunch will be enjoyed at Rorkes Drift. Finally you’ll return to the Rorkes Drift Hotel.

Day 3

On the last day you’ll check out after breakfast and have the choice of either visiting the “Blood River” site, or visit the Battle of Ulundi. A the Blood River site you’ll learn about the Boers movement into Zulu territory and the events that led to this desisive battle. At the Battle of Ulundi, the British finally defeated the Zulu army in 1879 – at this site you’ll be able to explore this amazing site. After a spot of lunch you return back to Durban.

Great Tip!

The Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve is just a few hours away from the ballefield sites of Rorkes Drift, Isandlwana and Ulundi – why not turn this experience into a wildlife safari and add a 3 day safari tour to your itinerary.

What’s Included

  • Pick up and drop off.
  • Qualified and passionate guide.
  • Accommodation at the Rorkes Drift Hotel.
  • Dinner’s and breakfast included.
  • All site fees are included.

What’s Excluded

  • Tips and curios.
  • Lunch is for your account.

Notes

  • Price is per person sharing.
  • Minimum 2 persons.
  • Pick up is at 7am on day 1.
  • Drop off is at 4pm on day 3.

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Some Images from our Battlefield Tours