Overview of Phinda Mountain Lodge
Enjoy a unique safari experience at Phinda Mountain Lodge, set in the beautiful mountains of the Phinda Private Game Reserve – a large protected wildlife area in South Africa’s kwaZulu-Natal. From your lofty mountain-top position, enjoy commanding views of the Lebombo Mountains and the dramatic surrounding landscape.
This Big 5 private reserve is famous for its excellent game viewing. Guided game drives and nature walks offer guests great animal sighting opportunities, and you can also go rhino tracking and enjoy some amazing bird watching. Other activities include Zulu village tours and night-time turtle nesting adventures (between November and January).
Highlights & Activities
What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
Animal tracking experience
Guided walking safaris
Rooms at Phinda Mountain Lodge
Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
Phinda Mountain Lodge has 20 spacious split-level suites, each a with a lounge and en suite bathroom opening onto a private deck and plunge pool. The air-conditioned suites offer beautiful views over the reserve and surrounding mountains. Paved pathways lead down the mountainside from the main lodge to the chalets.
Phinda Mountain Lodge offers a number of facilities to be enjoyed in its beautiful mountain setting.
All guest areas, including the dining area, lounge, shaded terrace and bar lead out to cool verandas with spectacular views of the Lebombo Mountains.
You can enjoy cooling off in the shaded swimming pool or view passing wildlife from the comfort of the lookout deck. Guests who need to work up an appetite might want to make use of the lodge’s well-equipped gym.
The à la carte restaurant at Phinda Mountain Lodge offers a variety of delicious meals for you to enjoy. Lunch is served either on the shaded terrace, on the patio or in the dining room.
Dinner on the other hand is served under the stars in the open-air boma.
You can also enjoy a bush breakfast or a candlelit dinner out in the wild – just ask the staff at the lodge and they’ll be happy to organise it for you.
We know because we go
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My fondest memory of visiting Phinda Mountain was the surprise bush dinner. There is nothing quite like having dinner under the stars in the middle of the African bush!
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