Phinda Zuka Lodge
Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
African hospitality means treating each guest as though your house were his own. At the sole-use Phinda Zuka Lodge have taken this concept a step further, giving you your own private holiday home in Africa!
UNLEASH IT: AT THIS SOLE-USE VILLA AT YOUR DISPOSAL TO CREATE YOUR OWN AFRICAN EXPERIENCE!
Your own private lodge with your personal game ranger and game drive vehicle, an interactive kitchen with a dedicated chef, a butler to see to your daily needs, a comfortable library with Internet access and TV for the children, a sitting room with a fireplace for evening chats, your own swimming pool and even a private watering hole for your own exclusive wildlife encounters. With no set timetable or routine, savour the wonders of the bush at your own pace and leisure.
Phinda Private Game Reserve encompasses an impressive 23, 000 hectares (56, 800 acres) of protected wildlife land in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Showcasing one of the continent’s finest game viewing experiences, Phinda is home to Africa’s Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino), as well as 415 bird species. The reserve is particularly well known for close-up sightings of the elegant yet elusive cheetah, as well as the rare black rhino.
Bordered by lush green valleys and densely wooded hills, Phinda Zuka Lodge with just four thatched Zululand bush cottages is ideal for family gatherings and special occasion safaris. It can be booked as an exclusive use lodge or for individual room bookings. Characterised by hues of blue and stone, with a strong emphasis on shape and texture, Zuka’s overall ambiance is that of cool, coastal bush style embodying the sophistication of simplicity. The charming cottages cluster around a busy waterhole where a diversity of wildlife is regularly seen and birdlife flourished.
Each cottage boasts a luxurious ensuite bathroom, complete with a circular bath chamber, double showers and twin hand basins. Comfortable lounge chairs on private verandas allow for gentle contemplation or even an afternoon siesta. Guest areas include an interactive café-style kitchen, indoor sitting and dining areas, an intimate library with internet access and a swimming pool with an extended wooden deck overlooking the surrounding wilderness.
Guests at Phinda experience unforgettable interpretive game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles, led by professionally trained rangers and Zulu trackers, as well as a wide range of optional adventures in the bush and on the beach.
Phinda Private Game Reserve is located in northern KwaZulu-Natal. You can travel to Phinda by road or air. The quickest and easiest way to get to Phinda is by air. You can fly to Richard's Bay from either Johannesburg or Durban, followed by a short flight or one and a half hour road transfer to the reserve. A light aircraft shuttle service operates between Richard's Bay and Phinda. Should you choose to travel to Phinda from Richard's Bay by road, a comfortable drive of approximately two hours will get you there.