A verdant, green reserve, Phinda is a private oasis of wilderness that boasts only a small handful of lodges sharing a vast 23,000 hectares. From these exclusive properties you can expect a luxury ensemble of contemporary design, modern amenities and safari chic, tucked away into the bushveld and waiting to be discovered. Indulge in pools with a view, sprawling king size beds and exhilarating activities led by highly trained guides.
Set off on game drives through the reserve, taking in Phinda's spectacular wildlife along the way. The reserve is home to lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo, Africa's Big 5, but also plays host to a wide variety of other species. Sightings of cheetah and black rhino are strong, the latter of which you can actually track on foot. Birders will also find Phinda a welcome haven with over 400 different species found in the reserve.
To add a further layer to a Phinda Private Game Reserve safari travel to nearby Sodwana Bay on the coast; here you can indulge in some turtle watching when in season or dive beneath the water's surface for spectacular coral reef diving.
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