Phinda Rock Lodge lies within the 21 000-hectares/51 891-acres of Phinda Private Game Reserve, in the Maputaland region of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Phinda neighbours the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park – a World Heritage Site - to the east and is only 30km/19 miles due west of the white-fringed beaches of the Indian Ocean.

The guest dining and sitting areas have imposing fireplaces and open out onto a shaded deck with sweeping views of the Lebombo Mountains and bushveld below and beyond. Guests are welcome to visit the Safari Shop at Phinda Mountain Lodge.

Twice-daily game-drives in open 4x4 game viewing vehicles, nature walks and excellent birding on Phinda Private Game Reserve. Riverboat cruises and canoeing along the Mzinene River. Optional Phinda Adventures, which are available at an additional cost, include breathtaking coastal flights, beach excursions including snorkelling and scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, turtle viewing (season Nov/Dec/Jan), horse riding and cultural visits.

Hotel Features
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Room Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room Safe
  • Mini Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Turndown Service
  • Six exceptional suites suspended from the side of a rocky cliff. Each suite has a spacious bedroom with bath, shower, twin hand basins and separate w.c. All suites have their own private sitting area, personal bar, plunge pool and deck offering unrivalled views of spectacular Leopard Rock and the valley.

    Cancellation Policy


    At confirmation = 10% of total reservation value

    Less than 45 days prior to arrival = 100% of total reservation value

    Incentives, Conference and Leisure groups:

    At confirmation = 10% of total reservation value

    120 days = 50% of total reservation value

    90 Days = 100% of total reservation value

    We reserve the right to apply the following policy for any reduction in the numbers of rooms pertaining to a group booking:

    Groups of 10 rooms or less = Maximum reduction of 1 room permitted without penalty up to 45 days prior to travel

    Groups of 11 rooms or more = Maximum reduction of 2 rooms permitted without penalty up to 45 days prior to travel

    Phinda Private Game Reserve is situated in the lush Maputaland region in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Bordering the iSimangaliso/Greater St Lucia Wetland Park – a World Heritage Site – Phinda comprises 23 000 hectares (57 000 acres) of prime conservation land.