The Homestead is situated in the northern region of the Phinda Private Game Reserve and offers a private and exclusive safari experience. Guests will have sole-use of the safari villa with the services of a private ranger/host, tracker, butler, chef and exclusive use of an open 4x4 safari vehicle. The lodge is ideal for families and offers fantastic Big Five game viewing opportunities. This exclusive, cutting-edge lodge boasts four spacious and luxurious suites that feature unique sliding panel windows with sweeping views of the surrounding African bushveld. The emphasis is on outdoor spaces to encourage family and friends to maximise usage of the expansive central living areas.
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. Herds of elephant and buffalo move throughout the reserve and are easily spotted. Impressive nyala antelope feed alongside impala and warthog. Nocturnal aardvark, bushpig and greater bushbaby may be encountered on night game-drives. Mountain reedbuck resides on rocky slopes, while common reedbuck favours palmveld and wetlands. Tonga red squirrels are restricted to Sand Forest where tiny suni and red duiker are most abundant. The extraordinary four-toed elephant-shrew forages among leaf-litter in forest and thickets. 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.
Phinda Vlei Lodge is situated along the reserve's unique wetland system on the edge of the rare sand forest. The lodge is elegant and secluded and offers luxurious accommodation with large game viewing decks from where guests can observe an incredible variety of wildlife.
Phinda Rock Lodge in Kwa-Zulu Natal is set into a cliff-face overlooking the magnificent Leopard Rock. The lodge is small and personal and is known for warm and friendly service. The romantic suites offer understated luxury with beautiful African sunsets.
Phinda Mountain Lodge is a large lodge situated on the mountain side in the Phinda Game Reserve. This reserve has a huge diversity of landscape, with lake, mountain and coastal plain views from Phinda Mountain Lodge.
Bordered by lush green valleys and densely wooded hills studded with aloes, Zuka Lodge at Phinda sits in the Reserve’s western region. With just four thatched Zululand bush cottages, this intimate lodge is ideal for family gatherings and special occasion safaris.
Situated in the Phinda Game Reserve, Phinda Forest Lodge enjoys an environment rich in wildlife and big game, as well as beautiful and unique views. The main lodge sits in an ideal position to enjoy the great views overlooking the wetland pan.
Enjoy the highlights of South Africa with your family. This adventure will see you spotting the Big 5 in the Kruger, exploring the rugged and unspoilt Garden Route coast; and lazing around on Cape Town's beaches.
An ideal self-drive itinerary for the outdoorsy, adventure-loving family. Enjoy a Big 5 safari in the Kruger, shark cage diving near Hermanus, the scenic Winelands and finish off with exploring Cape Town's beaches.