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Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Phinda Mountain Lodge

  • Careful planning meant that no lodges look over each other, so that people can experience us exclusively
  • Each suite has a private outdoor shower
  • Private verandas ensure no shortage of secluded viewing spots

Facilities include

Wi-fi Swimming pool Restaurant with an a la carte menu Lounge Overhead fans

Activities include

  • Game drives
  • Diving Safari
  • Boating Safari
  • Turtle nesting
  • Beach adventure
  • Swim with whale sharks
  • Visit the Zulu village
  • Black rhino tracking on foot
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About

About Phinda Mountain Lodge

The guest area is a magnificent u-shaped building with central al fresco courtyard, which provides seductive comfort between exciting game drives. Careful planning means that no structures in the Lodge overlook each other, resulting in uninterrupted views from each suite or viewing deck.

A total of 25 suites are positioned to ensure complete privacy while optimising the view from the veranda. A private outdoor shower and plunge pool for each suite allow you to savour the outdoors and the fresh mountain air. Lounging in your private plunge pool overlooking the dense green slopes, you can lose all track of time as easily as though you were floating on a cloud high up above the world.

Mealtime may mean a delicious al fresco feast on the tiered veranda, a luscious spread in the covered dining room or an unexpected treat in a surprise location.

Practical info

Practical info

Location

Located between the azure ocean waters and the lush World Heritage Site iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Phinda's 23 000 hectares comprises seven distinct ecosystems, including the rare sand forest.

How to get there

Flying to Phinda Private Game ReserveScheduled flights are available directly from Johannesburg to Phinda on some days of the week. Scheduled domestic flights are available from Johannesburg to Durban International Airport or Richards Bay Airport. Self-drive is possible from Johannesburg or Durban.

When to go

Best time to travel is all year round. Lush and hot in summer, with an abundance of young animals. The vegetation becomes thinner in the dry winter months and the cooler temperatures allow for the best all-round game viewing.

Summer (October-April)
Min 24°C/75°F Max 32°C/90°F

Winter (May-September)
Min 8°C/46°F Max 23°C/73°F

Important Information

CurrencySouth African Rand. Credit cards are also widely accepted.

Children

Travelling with children

Traveling with Children &Beyond's WILDchild programme brings the wonder of Africa alive for children as young as six. Supervised by expertly trained rangers, each day is packed full of exciting activities that highlight the wonders of each safari destination.

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