The Phinda Private Game Reserve is unique as in the same day you can see Sea Turtles nesting and Lion kill on the same day there are very few places in the world where this is possible.
Six award-winning, exclusive &beyond safari lodges can be found within Phinda Game Reserve, offering you a truly unique experience.
The andBeyond Lodges in Phinda Private Game Reserve are in seven varied habitats including woodland areas, grassland, wetland, forests, mountain ranges, rivers and marshlands. The lodges are managed by andBeyond who provide excellent levels of service while giving back to nature.
Phinda reserve offers one of South Africa's premier game viewing experiences with cheetah, lion, leopard, elephant, cape buffalo, endangered black rhino and more than 403 bird species residing in reserve.
Game drives are offered through the reserve on a twice-daily basis while thrilling walking safaris are also an option for guests to Phinda Game Reserve.
Other &beyond lodges would be Phinda Vlei, Phinda Rock, Phinda Zuka and Phinda Homestead with four spacious suites at The home can accommodate eight guests and feature unique sliding panel windows framing the beautiful views, and infuse a contemporary Zulu vernacular on the ambience.
Phinda has seven distinct natural environments being on the coastal plain with an excess of amazing and unique fauna and flora.
Phinda has safari animals such as Lion, Leopard, elephant, Black & White Rhino and Cape Buffalo and over 385 bird species while the marine variety of the nearby seashore is said to rival the Great Barrier Reef.
The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.
Phinda Private Game Reserve is the perfect honeymoon destination, with luxury, romance and great game viewing all being the order of the day. Phinda has 4 luxurious lodges to choose from, and when staying 2 nights or more, the groom pays full rate, and the bride only pays 50% of the accommodation rate for the whole stay.
Valid for travel within 6 months of date of marriage.
The private Phinda Private Game Reserve nestles in the lush KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa. The most popular lodges on the reserve Forest Lodge, Mountain Lodge and Vlei Lodge. Phinda is in the Mkuze Game Reserve and the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, which is a World Heritage Site, the Game Reserve comprises 14 000 hectares of prime conservation land.
Seven distinct habitats are home to an abundance of amazing and unique wildlife including Africa’s Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo) and over 380 bird species while the marine diversity of the nearby coast is said to rival the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
Embark on an unforgettable 11-day philanthropic adventure through magnificent South Africa.
Your journey begins in &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, where you will have the captivating opportunity of tracking iconic wildlife, and the opportunity to engage with the locals on community excursions. This fascinating landscape is inhabited by an abundance of wildlife, including not only the Big Five but many rarer and less easily spotted species, including the elusive cheetah and scarce black rhino. Interact with the wonderfully diverse communities of KwaZulu-Natal that fringe the reserve and admire the significant value that they bring to caring for the land. Gain first-hand knowledge of various projects, aimed at improving education, healthcare and access to water. At an additional rate, participate in a rhino notching experience and play an active role in rhino conservation.
The next leg of your journey takes you to Cape Town, which boasts more than its fair share of magnificent natural beauty, cultural marvels and historical sites. Quintessentially modern and cosmopolitan, it is home to gourmet restaurants, trendy nightlife and a thriving café culture, combined with natural wonders ranging from miles of beautiful beaches to the renowned Cape Winelands and iconic Table Mountain. Here you can interact with the locals on an authentic day tour, angled at any particular philanthropic interests.
Your journey culminates on the whale coast, passing through the gorgeous town of Hermanus, flanked by majestic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. This charming town offers unparalleled views of breaching whales and tranquil adventures including hiking. Meet future conservation leaders positively contributing to the region’s unique biodiversity at the Green Futures College on Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. Delve into the African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary, and splurge on a whale watching trip (seasonal), where conservationists will have a chance to showcase their marine conservation initiatives along South Africa’s magnificent coastline.
3 nights &Beyond Phinda Game Reserve | 4 nights Cape Town | 3 nights Cape Whale Coast
11 Days | From ZAR 92 445 per person
Please keep in mind that this tour can be tailormade by speaking to one of our Travel Specialists.
11 Jan – 30 Apr 2019: ZAR 101 500 per person
1 May – 15 July 2019: ZAR 92 445 per person
16 Jul – 31 Oct 2019: ZAR 102 025 per person
1 Nov – 15 Dec 2019: ZAR 103 450 per person
Stay 3 nights or more at your choice of &Beyond Phinda’s Zuka, Mountain, Forest, Rock or Vlei lodge within the reserve and we’ll credit you R2 500 per flight leg (until 10 January 2020) / R2 750.00 per flight leg (from 11 January 2020) towards any Airlink flight,(Johannesburg, Cape Town, Vilancuos, Sabi Sands and the Kruger National Park) to and from the reserve.
The rebate per person per way is only applicable on SA Airlink flights which route through Skukuza or Nelspruit to Phinda
Alternatively we will include return scheduled road transfers between Durban and Phinda (Phinda - Durban: 09h00 / Durban - Phinda: 11h30).
Offer only valid for full-paying adult guests.
Packages excl fuel surcharge and airport taxes.