Fast facts
Location Phinda Private Game Reserve, Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Child Policy All Ages Welcome
Malaria area Yes Pool Yes - at the main area only
Big 5 game reserve Yes Spa In-room Massages
Off Road Yes (for Big 5 Sightings only) Aircon Yes
Camp Fenced No Cellphone Signal Yes
Getting there 6 hour drive from Johannesburg. 3 hour drive from Durban. 1 ½ hour drive from Richards Bay. SA Express and Federal Air offer daily scheduled flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay, followed by a one and a half hour road transfer to the reserve. Accommodation Type 6 Luxury Suites
  • Situated between two habitats, the forest and the greenlands
  • Panoramic views of the wilderness
  • Intimate encounters with wildlife, with close-up sightings from the bedroom and bathroom

Rates Per Person Per Night Sharing



Extra special long stay rates are also available on request, please kindly contact us on 0861 00 44 55 / +2711 468 3476 or email for more info.

** Surcharges will apply over holiday periods & long weekends

If you find a lower rate - same lodge - We will match it!!
Price includes
  • Luxury accommodation
  • Two game drives in open Land Rovers per day
  • Selected local beverages
  • Bush walks (on request)
  • Three meals per day
  • Sundowner drinks on game drives
  • Teas, coffees and cakes
  • Laundry
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
Single Supplement
  • A single supplement of 50% applies for all single rooms.
  • Children aged 0 - 5 years free of charge if sharing with 2 full-paying adults.
  • Children aged 6 - 16 years will receive a 50% discount if sharing with 2 adults.
  • Please note that the lodge can only accommodate one child in the room with the adults. Subject to availability of triple rooms.
Game Drive Policy for Children
  • Only children 6yrs and older will be allowed on game drives at Lodge Manager's discretion.
Additional Activities
  • Game drives
  • Nature walks
  • Birding
  • Riverboat cruises
  • Canoeing
  • Coastal flights
  • Beach excursions
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Turtle viewing (season Nov/ Dec / Jan)
  • Horse riding
  • Cultural visits
  • Minimum 2 night stay
  • Rates quoted are only applicable to South African Residents.
  • Discounted rates for Overseas Residents are available on request
  • Price excludes the Munyawana Conservation Fee of R 150 per person per stay – prices are subject to change and must be pre-paid upon booking.