Phinda Rock Lodge

Phinda Private Game Reserve is a private large game park 23 000 hectares located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

It has great game viewing that includes the cheetah,and the Big Five  ie lion,leopard,elephant,buffalo and rhino,the endangered black rhino,and an impressive list of 415 bird species.

Phinda Forest Lodge has seven distinct and unique habitats.Its very unusual to find some a variety of eco systems in one area.

  • a magnificent tapestry of woodland,
  • grassland,
  • wetland
  • forest,
  • mountain ranges,
  • river courses,
  • marshes and pans.

Phinda Rock Lodge resembles a Mexican hacienda.However when you look around,you realize this is no desert.It is a combination of luxury,seclusion,and the mystery of the African bush

Location: Phinda Concession,Northern Kwa Zilu

Best time to visit: All year round,

Approximate Per Night Rate: From ZAR 6500.00 per person per night

Three meals daily
Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers
Teas and coffees
Refreshments on game drives
Scheduled safari activities
Nature walks (1 hour) accompanied by experienced armed trackers, subject to availability
Emergency medical evacuation insurance
Transfers to and from the airstrip

Trip Activities: Game Drives, Bush walks, Birding,

Can this trip be modified: Yes


Phinda Rock Lodge  has six luxury suites that have been carved into the rocky hillside.

These cliff-top suites provide a dramatic secluded setting,high above the reserve,where you can scan the panoramic view of the Africa bush below.

Activities at Phinda Rock Lodge include both day and night game drives,walking safaris,river cruises and canoeing on the Mzinene River

The Luxury suite’s private viewing deck give you an opportunity to experience amazing views,and when you take a dip in your own private plunge pool,you feel like you on the very edge..which you are…spectacular is the  only word to describe  this.

The suites have a  private sitting room, so that when you are in the Suite itself,you feel like you are deep in the  mountain itself.

Private, secluded, luxury,all combined into one experience,deep in the Africa Bush.

Phinda Rock Lodge is a one of a kind place to experience a South Africa Safari.

Upon your return from your morning game drive,you can treat yourself  to a deep bathtub,that has wide spacious windows that give you a spectacular view of the valley.

Three of Rock Lodges Luxury suites suites offer a outside showers that is located so deep into the surrounding growth,that its like being in your own private waterfall.

There is a watering hole that attracts wildlife in the valley below.

When the sun goes down,after you have been mesmerized by the splendor of an Africa sunset,night time happens.

Then its time to enjoy some time around the warm fire,enjoying freshly prepared cuisine,or even take your meal in the privacy of your Luxury suite.