Phinda Zuka Lodge

The award-winning andBeyond Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal covers 23 000 hectors 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 Zuka Lodge which sits in the west of the reserve bordered by lush green valleys and densely wooded hills studded with aloes. This intimate lodge has just 4 thatched Zululand bush cottages, ideal for family gatherings and special occasion safaris. The lodge can be booked as an exclusive use lodge or for individual room bookings. The cottages boast luxurious bathrooms complete with circular bath chamber and double shower and they also look out onto a busy waterhole.

The general guest areas include an interactive cafe-style kitchen, indoor sitting and dining areas, an intimate library with internet access and a swimming pool with an extended wooden deck overlooking the surrounding wilderness.

How to get to Phinda Zuka 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 Zuka 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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Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit Phinda Private Game Reserve

Cape Town, KwaZulu Natal and Mauritius Holiday

Days
19
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $8,310 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mauritius, South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Durban, Phinda Private Game Reserve

Cape and KwaZulu Natal city, beach and safari holiday

Days
14
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $5,210 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Durban, Phinda Private Game Reserve

South Africa Fly In Safari

Days
11
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $8,580 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Sabi Sands, Ngala Private Game Reserve, Phinda Private Game Reserve

Kwazulu Natal Self Drive Family Holiday

Days
17
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $19,640 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Durban, Phinda Private Game Reserve, Elephant Coast