Phinda Forest Lodge

South Africa

  • View small animals and birds from your suite
  • Mix of game drives, boat rides and nature walks
  • Inviting infinity pool
  • Indoor and outdoor seating areas
  • Tranquil forest setting

Open: Phinda Forest Lodge is open all year.

Location: The lodge is in Phinda Private Game Reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

Rooms: There are 16 suites accommodating a maximum of 32 guests. They are air conditioned, have modern en-suite bathrooms with large bathtubs as well as showers. Both the bedroom and bathroom have full length windows with forest views. Each suite has a private veranda.

Activities: Go on morning, afternoon and night game drives in the private reserve, take boat trips and accompany a guide on a walking safari, and track black rhino on foot. There is a specialised photographic vehicle that can be booked subject to availability. The lodge offers excursions to the coast where you can enjoy lazing on the beach, swimming and diving. Visits to a local Zulu village can be arranged. Phinda Forest Lodge offers specialist photographic, bird watching, walking, family, and rhino capture and research safaris.

Facilities: Indoors there’s a large lounge with sofas and armchairs, leading out to an equally spacious deck with plenty of seating and sweeping views of the bush. The infinity pool is set within another deck, which has several sun loungers. The lodge has a gift shop.

Dining: Meals are eaten at individual tables on the main deck, and on some evenings dinner is served in the boma by the camp fire. Children:

Children of all ages are welcome. The suites are not suitable for triple occupancy, so children will not be able to share a tent with both parents. The minimum age for a game drive is 12, but children aged between 6 and 12 may be able to take part with the agreement of the lodge manager. Child minders can be arranged for an extra charge.The lodge is unfenced and children must be kept under close supervision at all times.

Health: This is a low risk malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access.

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