Overview of Phinda Forest Lodge

Enjoy a wonderful South African safari experience at Phinda Forest Lodge in the wildlife-diverse Phinda Private Game Reserve. Located in subtropical northern kwaZulu-Natal, Phinda offers an easy-to-access and beautiful environment rich in big game and birdlife.

The lodge has stunning views over the wetland pan and offers numerous game viewing activities such as guided game drives and nature walks as well as exciting rhino tracking excursions. Other activities include exploring the teeming waterways on canoe and motorboat cruises.

Rates

Competitive rates for unforgettable experiences
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Date Board Price
01/09/2023 - 10/01/2024 Fully Inclusive Plus (All Meals, Selected Beverages, Selected Extras) R13,805
11/01/2024 - 10/01/2025 Fully Inclusive Plus (All Meals, Selected Beverages, Selected Extras) R15,780

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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.
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Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Set in Phinda Private Game Reserve
  • Excellent game viewing and birding accompanied by fantastic guides
  • Zen-like minimalist African decor
  • Luxurious glass suites tucked away in the rare indigenous sand forest
  • Perfect romantic retreat with private candle-lit dinners
Animal tracking experience

Animal tracking experience

Beach activities

Beach activities

Bird watching

Bird watching

Canoeing

Canoeing

Game drives

Game drives

Guided walking safaris

Guided walking safaris

Guided walks

Guided walks

Scenic flights

Scenic flights

Scuba diving

Scuba diving

Snorkelling

Snorkelling

Specialist guides

Specialist guides

Rooms at Phinda Forest Lodge

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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  • Phinda Forest Lodge glass-fronted suite.
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    Suite

    Phinda Forest Lodge has 16 air-conditioned glass chalets, raised on stilts and set among forest trees. The luxurious chalets’ classic Japanese minimalist architecture enhances the tranquility of the forest setting, and the overall effect is absolute privacy. Small buck like nyala and shy duiker can occasionally be seen nibbling leaves in camp.rnrnEach spacious chalet comprises a bedroom, lounge and en suite bathroom with a bath and separate shower. Suites also offer a wooden deck from which to enjoy the wrap-around forest views.

    General Facilities

    Phinda Forest Lodge offers its guests excellent facilities to ensure a comfortable and indulgent stay.

    The main lodge sits in an ideal position to enjoy the great views – the central dining area, lounge and swimming pool overlook the wetland pan and offer a great place to spend an afternoon sitting back and relaxing as you watch wildlife come and go.

    The lodge offers a compact and ingenious ‘Gym in a Bag’ for those who want to knock off a workout or two in the privacy of their own rooms or decks. A business centre is also available.

    Computer facilities

    Computer facilities

    Laundry service

    Laundry service

    Swimming pool

    Swimming pool

    Wi-Fi available

    Wi-Fi available

    Dining

    Phinda Forest Lodge will treat you to spicy Pan-African cuisine which can be taken on the deck overlooking the grasslands or around the fire in the boma.

    The lodge’s renowned bush banquets include breakfast and dinner and are enjoyed in a beautiful forest clearing.

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