Explore the area

Elandsheim Guest Farm and Elandsview Guest House are the perfect base from which to explore the Rorke’s Drift, KZN battlefield area.

  • Isandlwana battlefield: This highly significant historical site is where the first major encounter in the Anglo-Zulu War between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom occurred on 22 January 1879. Annually the historic battle is reenacted attracting large crowds of spectators.

  • Rorke’s Drift: the mission station well known for the British defense against a large contingent of Zulu warriors (1879). Visit the museum inside the original mission station.

  • Fugitive’s Drift trail: Follow the 14 km historical path from Isandlwana to the Buffalo River taken by British soldiers escaping the Zulu impi.

  • Blood River: The Battle of Blood River on 16 December 1838 was fought on the bank of the Ncome River, between 464 Voortrekkers and an estimated 10,000 to 15,000 Zulu warriors.

Tours can be arranged on request.