Best places to stay in Phinda Game Reserve

Best Places To Stay In Phinda Game Reserve

Phinda is a 50,000 acre game reserve on South Africa’s east coast in the heart of Zulu-land.   The diversity that this reserve has to offer is unparalleled throughout the whole of Africa; it boasts 7 completely distinct habitats, including a section of the incredibly rare Dry Sand Forest home to a number of endemic birds and mammals.

Phinda Forest Lodge

Phinda Forest is found in the north of Phinda set in the ancient Sand Forest and really lives up to it's name. 

Phinda Homestead

Phinda Homestead is a modern, sole use lodge in the north of Phinda and is an enviable spot to explore the reserve from. 

Phinda Mountain Lodge

Mountain Lodge is the southernmost lodge on the reserve set on top of a small hill with great views across a patch of open savannah. The lodge itself is the largest on Phinda with 23 rooms and a large family room.  All rooms have their own plunge pool, apart from the family room which is the closest to the stunning communal pool.  

Phinda Rock Lodge

Phinda Rock Lodge is found in the south of Phinda set into the side of a hill boasting fantastic views and a real sense of welcome in the African wilderness. 

Phinda Vlei Lodge

Phinda Vlei Lodge found in the north of Phinda is a modern lodge with open views over the grasslands. 

Phinda Zuka Lodge

Phinda Zuka Lodge is found in the west of Phinda and is a beautiful sole use lodge.

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