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Price: USD 400+ per person sharing per night

Phinda Zuka Lodge Highlights

Phinda Zuka Lodge is bordered by lush green valleys and densely wooded hills in the reserve's western region. The lodge is small and intimate and ideal for families or friends travelling together. The lodge is exclusive and offers a private safari experience. Phinda Zuka Lodge comes with it's own guide and vehicle, and itineraries are movable feasts. Activities include game drives, guided walks, rhino tracking, bird watching, river boat trips, canoeing, deep sea fishing, cultural visits, scuba diving, scenic flights and beach adventures.

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  • Sole-use villa for groups of up to eight.
  • With no set timetable or routine, savour the wonders of the bush at own pace and leisure.
  • While the cuisine is pan-African, menus are readily adapted to suit diets and tastes.
  • Rhino tracking, bird watching, canoeing, deep sea fishing, cultural visits, and scuba diving.

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USD 400+ per person sharing per night

Phinda Zuka Lodge Game Viewing and Activities

Phinda Private Game Reserve offers an incredible diversity of game. Predators like cheetah, leopard and lion are tracked on a daily basis and guests stand a good chance of seeing them. The territorial white rhino favour waterholes and wallows. The bird life is prolific and an impressive 378 species have recorded in the area. Rudds apalis, Neergaards sunbird and pink-throated twinspot are endemic to the Maputaland region. Lemon-breasted canary, southern banded snake-eagle and grey waxbill are characteristic of the coastal plain. Among resident birds in the Sand Forest are Narina trogon, African broadbill and square-tailed drongo. Trumpeter hornbill, white-eared barbet and golden-rumped tinkerbird gather at ripe figs. Crested guineafowl, purple-crested turaco and gorgeous bushshrike are among species which favour woodland and thickets. African finfoot, African purple swamphen (gallinule), white-backed night-heron and malachite kingfisher are resident on the Mzinene River.

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