In the 'hood, Rorkes Drift as a destination

Rorke’s Drift, 46 kilometres southeast of Dundee, describes a natural crossing presented by a rocky outcrop that allows one to cross the Buffalo River on foot. To give one an idea of its significance, just 4 kilometres down from the drift the river enters a gorge and from here there is no easy crossing until it joins up with the Tugela River. Rorke’s Drift thus provides an easy route from the ... cont.

Rorke's Drift District, Msinga, Battlefields, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Rorke's Drift Lodge

FROM JOHANNESBURG
Take the N12 East to Witbank. At the Delmas turn-off take the R50 South to Delmas, Leandra, Standerton. At Standerton take the R23 South to Volksrust. At Volksrust take the N11 to New Castle. 18km past New Castle take the R621 to Dannhauser-Hattingspruit and Dundee. Drive through Dundee en-route to Vryheid on the R33. After 2 km you will pass the Talana Museum on your left. Continue for a further 5 km until the R68 turn off to Nqutu-Melmoth-Ulundi, turn right. Travel 26 km on R68 look out for turn off to Rorke's Drift on your right, opposite Eskom sub station. Turn right onto dirt road and carry on for 7 km. At tee junction turn left towards Rorke's Drift. Travel for 12 km into Rorke's Drift. Go beyond Rorke’s Drift Museum and turn right at our sign board. Proceed straight for 4.8 km along a farm road to the lodge. (Recommended speed 20km per hour).

FROM DURBAN (4 HOURS)
Take the N3 North to Johannesburg. Take the off ramp [230] to Ladysmith on the N11. Pass through Ladysmith on the N11 to Newcastle. After 20km (Elandslaagte) take the R601 to Dundee via Glencoe. Drive through Dundee en-route to Vryheid on the R33.After 2 km you will pass the Talana Museum on your left. Continue for a further 5 km until the R68 turn off to Nqutu-Melmoth-Ulundi, turn right. Travel 26 km on R68 look out for turn off to Rorke's Drift on your right, opposite Eskom sub station. Turn right onto dirt road and carry on for 7 km. At tee junction turn left towards Rorke's Drift. Travel for 12 km into Rorke's Drift. Go beyond Rorke’s Drift Museum and turn right at our sign board. Proceed straight for 4.8 km along a farm road to the lodge. (Recommended speed 20km per hour).

Amenities in the area

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  • Post Office (45 km)
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  • Shopping Mall (45 km)
  • Airport (350 km)
  • Car Hire (350 km)

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