About Isandlwana Lodge
Isandlwana Lodge is an upmarket facility built on the Nyoni Rock below where the Zulu commander stood during the Battle of Isandlwana on 22 January, 1879. It is built of native stone with a thatched roof and offers 12 bedrooms, all en-suite, with private balconies.
Isandlwana Lodge is within easy reach of some of South Africa's major game reserves and it is an easy driving distance from Rorke's Drift and Anglo Boer sites as well. Rob Gerrard, FRGS, resident historian at Isandlwana Lodge, takes guests on tours of the battlefields where he makes history come alive.
The bedrooms and the main level of the lodge provide unsurpassed views of Isandlwana Mountain, the charming cultural village below and the mountain ranges in the distance. Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift are flagship tours. Other Anglo Zulu and Anglo Boer tours require prior arrangement.
The décor is a mixture of ethnic and traditional styles. The rooms are attractive with furniture made of African woods and fabrics that are hand-painted or silk-screened. The over-all theme is in keeping with the natural look of the Zulu Village of which the Lodge is a part.
In addition to Anglo Zulu and Anglo Boer battlefield tours, the Lodge offers photographic safaris, walking- and horse- trails and cultural experiences. To visit Isandlwana Lodge is to step back into the vibrant history of the area and a sure to please place to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of one of the most beautiful areas in KwaZulu Natal.
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