The private game reserve and big 5 destination Phinda, is located in the Maputaland area of KwaZulu NatalPhinda Private Game Reserve is situated in the lush Maputaland region in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Bordering the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park – a World Heritage Site – Phinda comprises 22 000 hectares (54 500 acres) of prime conservation land.

Seven distinct habitats shelter an abundance of wildlife including Africa’s Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino, buffalo) and over 380 bird species, while the marine diversity off the nearby coast of Sodwana is said to rival the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Guests can look forward to exciting game-drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles led by experienced rangers and Zulu trackers, as well as thrilling optional activities on the water, in the air and on the beach.


Phinda Forest Lodge
Phinda Forest Lodge

Exquisite architectural design meets conservation in these luxurious hand-crafted suites. Set deep in the heart of a rare Dry Sand Forest, the Lodge comprises 16 private stilted suites, a sparkling rim-flow swimming pool, luxurious dining and sitting areas, and an expansive viewing deck with panoramic views of the game-filled plains.
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Phinda Mountain Lodge
Phinda mOuntain lodge

Each of the 20 private suites feature spacious en suite bathrooms, sitting areas and spectacular viewing decks. Between exciting game-drives, birdwatch from the pooldeck, or simply relax in the Lodge’s comfortable sitting area with its great vaulted ceiling and enormous fireplace.
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Phinda Vlei Lodge
Phinda Vlei Lodge

Intimate and elegant, this exquisite lodge comprises six thatched suites with en suite bathrooms, dressing rooms, private plunge pools and decks which overlook the vlei (wetland system) where you’re likely to observe herds of grazing antelope, zebra and a dazzling variety of birdlife.
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Phinda Rock Lodge
Phinda Rock Lodge

This unique lodge comprises six stone and adobe suites with en suite bathrooms, private sitting areas, decks and plunge pools offering unrivalled views of the valley below
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Phinda Zuka Lodge
Phinda Zuka Lodge

The intimate, exclusive-use Phinda Zuka Lodge comprises just four thatched Zululand bush cottages with verandas overlooking a busy waterhole – perfect for family gatherings and special occasion safaris.
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Last Minute Phinda Specials

  • Phinda Forest Lodge: R 6 180 per person sharing
  • Phinda Mountain Lodge: R 6 180 per person sharing
  • Phinda Mountain Lodge: Family Suite: R37 125 per suite per night. Maximum 4 adults & 4 children
  • Phinda Mountain Lodge: Cottage: R 5 625 per person sharing
  • Phinda Mountain Lodge: Family Cottages: R 20 625 per cottage per night. Maximum 2 adults and 3 children
  • Phinda Zuka Lodge: R 7 230 per person sharing
  • Phinda Zuka Lodge: Villa: R 46 980 per villa per night. Maximum 8 guests
  • Phinda Rock Lodge: R 7 230 per person sharing
  • Phinda Vlei Lodge: R 7 230 per person sharing
  • Phinda Homestead: Villa: R 57 230 per villa per night. Maximum 8 guests per night

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Valid 01 September - 31 December 2016

Rate Includes:
Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, laundry, safari activities, 1-hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability), emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, transfers to and from the lodge airstrip.

Rate Excludes:
Telephone calls, safari shop purchases, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars, adventures at Phinda, government bed levy, conservancy fees
Single Supplement: A single supplement of 50% applies from the first single room throughout the year.



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