Experience a private safari holiday with a flexible schedule at The Homestead at Phinda - an award-winning villa in the Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal. The Phinda Reserve is home to no less than seven different ecosystems, each offering a unique landscape and array of wildlife and plant species.

Go on relaxed, informative game drives in open-air safari vehicles with expert guides or stretch your legs on bush walks with an armed ranger; water-lovers may choose to take a guided canoe excursion down the Mzinene River to look out for thirsty wildlife on the river banks.


  • Situated in Phinda Private Game Reserve renowned for excellent game sightings
  • Exclusive use villa - ideal for families
  • An expansive villa with plenty of areas to relax
  • Spacious, ultra-luxurious suites
  • Dedicated team attending to you
  • Join in if you want - with an interactive kitchen

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Enjoy a flexible schedule at The Homestead - game drives and meals are planned according to your wishes and are enjoyed at your leisure.

And there's plenty of downtime to help you relax - spend time lounging on one of the viewing decks with a pair of binoculars, sunbathe beside the swimming pool or gather around the fire in the boma with a freshly prepared drink, served by your butler, while your private chef prepares your dinner.

More active guests should head to the gym for a workout with a twist: excellent views of the dramatic Phinda landscape are on offer from this modern and convenient facility.

General Facilities

    Wi-fi available
    Swimming Pool


The Homestead at Phinda has its own private chef who will cater specifically for your tastes and cook gourmet meals served up with excellent hospitality from your private butler.

Choose one of your favourite meals or leave it up to the chef to surprise you with something special.

Take a seat around the table in the lantern-lit boma while the camp fire crackles or arrange with your chef to have a delicious picnic packed to enjoy on an extended game drive.


Complete with quirky touches and traditional Zulu finishes, The Homestead at Phinda offers four elegant suites with remarkable views of the Phinda Reserve's surrounding scenery. The beds face the glass sliding doors allowing the natural light to flood through while the decor is sleek and earthy, reflecting the natural beauty of the environment.


    Air conditioning
    En-suite shower only
    Internet facility
    Mini bar
    Outdoor shower
    Outdoor area
    Safe in room


  • Animal tracking experience
  • Beach activities
  • Bird watching
  • Canoeing
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Horse riding
  • River cruises
  • Scenic flights
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Specialist guides
  • Sunset cruises
  • Guided walking safaris
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 $545 Fully Inclusive Plus
  • 01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $655 Fully Inclusive Plus

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • Great cheetah sightings in Phinda! It really was an adrenalin fix as you said it would be.

    JoAnne DuChez, August 2011

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Rikke Williams

Rikke Williams

Africa Safari Expert

"Your own private house in the middle of the African bush - it doesn't get much better than that. Perfect location to celebrate a special occasion or just life with family and friends."



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Great cheetah sightings in Phinda! It really was an adrenalin fix as you said it would be.

JoAnne DuChez, August 2011 >View more reviews