A day in the life of Isibindi Zulu Lodge in the Rorke’s Drift area of KwaZulu-Natal includes a fabulous mix of wilderness and wildlife experiences, traditional Zulu culture, and tours of Anglo Zulu War sites. This lodge is a sincere community collaborator, generously contributing towards the wellbeing of the local people living in the area.

Welcome to Isibindi Zulu Lodge, a Zululand retreat off the beaten track, perched above 2000 hectares of unblemished wilderness

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Make one of just a handful of appealing and traditionally-styled suites your home in the wilderness, and appreciate the vast space around you from your own private verandah. This is what wilderness views are made of

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

Greet each day in the eco reserve with a cup of tea brewed in your suite. Self-service beverages are available for your convenience and enjoyment

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

Enjoy relaxed, predator-free wilderness experiences with an Isibindi guide, on foot and on 4×4 vehicle. The landscape is vast, beautiful and deeply settling

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

There are no dangerous predators in the reserve, but instead there are zebra, giraffe, wildebeest and other plains game. Walk and picnic in the reserve, and enjoy the wildlife without risk. Many birds are at home here too – including fish eagles along the Isibindi River in the summer months

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Cool down in the heat of day, surrounded by sheer wilderness. Up here it is quiet enough to hear yourself think, let yourself be

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

If historic battlefields appeal to you, do a guided tour of Anglo Zulu War sites. 

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

Dine at least once in the cosy Isibindi lodge, and also spend at least one evening during your stay at an uMusi – a traditional Zulu homestead. Feast on traditional food and be entertained by Zulu singers and dancers. In this area Zulu of KwaZulu-Natal traditions are still observed in the same way they have been for hundreds of years

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

Have a nightcap in the delightful Isibindi bar before retiring to your suite for the night

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

Resembling a beehive and crafted in the local style of dwelling, your suite is utterly private and a true hideaway. There’s a bathroom en-suite, and self-service hot beverages. 

Isibindi Zulu Lodge KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Accommodation South Africa

Mail us for information and bookings, or call +27 21 797 7122 (international) or 0860 102 907 (local), or book your stay online, below: