Phinda Mountain Lodge

The award-winning andBeyond Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal covers 23 000 hectares of land encompassing seven unique ecosystems. Exciting game viewing offers guests the chance to spot the Big Five as well as marine species like dolphins and turtles and 415 bird species. The reserve is particularly well known for close-up sightings of the elegant yet elusive cheetah, as well as the rare black rhino.

Phinda is home to 6 magnificent luxury lodges including Phinda Mountain Lodge which is poised majestically on a mountain crest boasting dramatic views of the Lebombo Mountains. The lodge offers 25 split-level suites with ensuite bathroom, private sitting area and spacious veranda complete with private plunge pool and outdoor shower.

A warm and friendly welcome awaits families with children, with a family suite providing inter-leading rooms with an optional additional bed in each and a children's programme specially designed to keep younger guests entranced.

How to get to Phinda Mountain Lodge

3 hr drive from Durban, 6 hr drive from Johannesburg, 1.5 hour drive from Richard's Bay or private charter flights from anywhere in South Africa into Phinda's airstrip.

Activities at Phinda Mountain Lodge

Game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles, led by professionally trained &Beyond rangers and Zulu trackers, as well as a wide range of optional adventures in the bush and on the beach.

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Phinda Mountain Lodge Reviews

Read what our previous clients thought of Phinda Mountain Lodge

Client Score: 5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews 5 Showing 1 - 2 of 11 reviews
Phinda Mountain Lodge

Alexandra Elling and family,

5

Magical place! Abundant wildlife and accommodation was very lovely!

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Phinda Mountain Lodge

Brad Carmony

5

Probably our favorite part of the trip. Staff was all exceptional, lodging was perfect, safari and guides were fantastic. Only comment was that they needed better pathway lighting. I slammed my foot into a rock when being led back in the dark. Other than that, was great.

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Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit Phinda Mountain Lodge

Kwazulu Natal Self Drive Family Holiday

Days
16
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $15,060 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Durban, Phinda Private Game Reserve, Elephant Coast

Self Drive South Africa and Mozambique Safari and Beach Holiday

Days
16
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $6,280 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mozambique, South Africa
Locations
Maputo & Surrounds, Durban, Phinda Private Game Reserve

The Best of Durban and the Elephant Coast

Days
17
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $3,210 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Durban, Thanda Private Game Reserve, Elephant Coast

Cape Town and Kwazulu Natal Self Drive Holiday

Days
16
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $4,150 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Durban, Thanda Private Game Reserve, Elephant Coast