Project Description

3 Day Phinda Lodge Safari

Offering a rich wildlife viewing experience and a spectacular setting near the northern KwaZulu-Natal coastline, Phinda Private Game Reserve boasts a variety of habitats and high density of game, including some rare and less easily spotted species. The reserve is home to a magnificent variety of wildlife, including the entire Big Five, but is best known for its large population of the elegant cheetah and the endangered black rhino, both of which are less easily spotted at other game reserves.

Phinda Private Game Reserve offers 6 lodges, each with its own individual charm and character offering an exclusive safari experience.

We will match you up accordingly with your unique requirements, this is where the journey begins…

  • Situated in a private game reserve 3.5 hours outside of Durban city

  • Search for the elusive Big 5

  • Open 4×4 Safari vehicles immerse you in the African bush and enhance game viewing experience

  • Seven distinct habitats, a magnificent tapestry of woodland, grassland, wetland and forest, interspersed with mountain ranges, rivers, marshes and pans.

  • Enjoy a scenic transfer from Durban city to the African Bush

Tour Summary

  • Route: Durban to Durban

  • Duration: 3 days / 2 nights

  • Pax: 2 – 8 guests per transfer vehicle

  • Accommodation: Luxury Safari lodges

  • Baggage Allowed: One medium suitcase and one shoulder bag

  • Languages: English

  • Road Transfers: Sedan or Minibus (if applicable)

  • Game Drives: Open 4×4  safari vehicle

  • Should you have more than 3 days available, we advise taking a longer safari which will allow for more time to relax, spot our numerous animals large & small, thus enjoying a more immersive bush experience or combine your bush experience with a stay at one of our beautiful beach lodges.

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PLATINUM rates for a luxury safari lodge 2020:

Mountain Lodge – Cottage
⇒ sharing: R 16 500 pp (valid until 10/01/2021)
⇒ single special: R 16 500 pp (valid until 10/01/2021 excl 01/11/2020-20/12/2020)
⇒ single: R24 750 (01/11/2020-20/12/2020)

Zuka Lodge – Suite
⇒ sharing: R 17 100 pp (valid until 10/01/2021)
⇒ single: R25 650 (valid until 10/01/2021)

Mountain Lodge – Suite
⇒ sharing: R 17 900 pp (valid until 10/01/2021)
⇒ single special: R 17 900 pp (valid until 10/01/2021 excl 01/11/2020-20/12/2020)
⇒ single: R26 850 (01/11/2020-20/12/2020)

Forest Lodge – Suite
⇒ sharing: R 17 900 pp (valid until 10/01/2021)
⇒ single special: R 17 900 pp (valid until 10/01/2021 excl 01/11/2020-20/12/2020)
⇒ single: R26 850 (01/11/2020-20/12/2020)

Rock Lodge – Suite
⇒ sharing: R 22 800 pp (valid until 10/01/2021)
⇒ single: R24 300 (valid until 10/01/2021)

Vlei Lodge – Suite
⇒ sharing: R 22 800 pp (valid until 10/01/2021)
⇒ single: R24 300 (valid until 10/01/2021)

Included:
Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, laundry, safari activities, 1-hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability), emergency medical evacuation insurance.

Excluded:
Return Transfers from Durban, Telephone calls, safari shop purchases, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars, adventures at Phinda, government bed levy, conservancy or park fees.

Road Transfers:
We can add return road transfers from Durban or King Shaka International Airport, the transfer to Phinda will be direct and have you arriving in time for lunch at your lodge. Upon your return, we can offer some flexibility to explore St. Lucia in the afternoon (maybe enjoy a Hippo & Croc Boat Cruise – own account) or return direct to Durban if you have a connecting flight, etc.

Direct road transfers:
R 3 600 each way per vehicle (1-3 persons)
R 4 400 each way per vehicle (4-7 persons)
R 5 100 each way per vehicle (8-12 persons)

Road transfer via St Lucia:
R 4 400 each way per vehicle (1-3 persons)
R 5 400 each way per vehicle (4-7 persons)
R 6 200 each way per vehicle (8-12 persons)

Fly-In Safari option:

Please enquire for rates on the various scheduled or private air transfer options from Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Sabi Sand or Durban to Phinda Private Game Reserve.

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