From Johannesburg (5 hours):
Take the N3 highway south towards Durban for about 1½ hours.
Cross the Vaal River and just before the Wilge Toll Plaza, turn off the N3 onto the R103 and head towards WARDEN.
After about 60 km, turn left onto the R34 towards VREDE.
After about 15 km, just before the town of Vrede, turn right on the R34 towards MEMEL and NEWCASTLE. (Be very careful of potholes for 16 km between Memel and the top of Botha’s pass on the R34).
Go through Newcastle and turn right onto the LADYSMITH road (N11).
After 16 km take the R621 to Dannhauser, Hattingspruit and Dundee.
In Dundee, at the 4th traffic light (in the main street) turn right on the R33 towards Greytown. The signboard is on the left of the road.
Then after 14 km turn left onto dirt to RORKE’S DRIFT, drive for 29 km to Rorke’s Drift.
Go beyond Rorke’s Drift for 3 km and turn left onto the D31 signed Fugitives’ Drift.
Go along this road for 7 km through the big black gate until you see signs for the Lodge and Guest House, on the right. (Please note that the gate is locked at 6 pm).
From Durban (3 and a half hours):
Take the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg and take the Greytown / Church Street glide-off and follow the R33 to Greytown for 70 km.
In Greytown follow signs to Dundee.
Continue along the R33 through Keates Drift, Tugela Ferry and Pomeroy. Please be aware of speed humps and potholes.
10 km after Pomeroy take the dirt road turn-off to the right, marked Elandskraal (and Isibindi and Camp Buffalo signage).
At Elandskraal (which consists of a church and a trading store) turn left to Rorke’s Drift.
Go for about 14 km and before you get to Rorke’s Drift turn right onto the D31, sign posted Fugitives’ Drift.
Go for about 7 km (through the big black gates) and follow the signs for the Guest House or the Lodge. (Please note that the gate is locked at 6pm).
Alternative route from Durban is via Mooi River, Colenso, Ladysmith and Dundee.
In Dundee take the R33 towards Greytown and follow the directions as from Johannesburg above.