Phinda Rock LodgePhinda Rock Lodge

Phinda Rock Lodge

From: $780.00

Phinda Rock Lodge is a small and intimate safari lodge nestled on the edge of a cliff. Dramatic views over Leopard Rock from each suite provide beautiful sunsets and romantic dinners on the roof top terrace. With just six suites the lodge is the ideal location for your African honeymoon.


&Beyond Phinda Rock Lodge

Phinda Private Game Reserve

&Beyond Phinda Rock Lodge lies within Phinda Private Game Reserve and is a vast area of 28 555 hectares (70 560 acres) that is all protected wilderness. With seven distinct habitats, the reserve is frequently described as being seven areas of absolute wonder. It is a beautiful combination of woodland, grassland, wetland and forest all interspersed with mountain ranges, rivers, marshes and pans.

The reserve is extremely close to the unspoiled beaches and spectacular coral reefs of the Indian Ocean. This allows guests a unique opportunity to combine both beach and bush.

Phinda is home to Africa’s Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino), as well as 436 bird species. The reserve is particularly well known for close-up sightings of the elegant yet elusive Cheetah.

Perfectly nestled into a cliff face overlooking Leopard Rock, &Beyond Phinda Rock Lodge is a delight to the eye of amazing design. It’s six suites are seemingly suspended over the deep valley below, providing breath-taking views.


The romantic suites have been contoured from stone and boast earthy tones and wooden shutters and doors. These open onto a private plunge pool and viewing deck. With spacious en-suite bathrooms, the suites also offer outdoor showers for a real African safari experience.

The lodge has been decorated with neutral tones to provide an intimate and warm guest area. The main deck is a perfect viewing point for spotting the reserve’s abundant bird life and the wildlife roaming the bush below. Huge French doors open onto an extended deck which is perfect for evening meals.

A rooftop terrace provides a romantic venue for dining beneath the stars. Striking, A bush dinner arranged by the lodge is a magical evening of dining amongst the wildlife and wilderness of Africa. Guests are treated like family and time is shared with fellow safari adventurers, who soon become friends.

Read our Country Information for travel advice to South Africa.

Looking for something a little more luxurious? Look at Mala Mala Sable Camp. For an intimate bush experience in the private Sabi Sands explore Tengile River Lodge.

If you are concerned for the plight of the Rhino then get involved or donate with the International Rhino Foundation.

How to Get There

Fly In

From O R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg or Cape Town International Airport fly with SA Airlink or Federal Air to Skukuza or Nelspruit Airports.

On arrival at either Airport you will be met by your guide who will drive you to the lodge. As this is a game drive the duration depends on game seen en route.

For assistance with domestic flights and ground arrangements, get in touch with us, we’ll ensure your safari to Africa is seamless.



  • 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
  • VAT
  • Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip.

At an additional charge…

  • Phinda Adventures include Zulu village tours, Maputaland beach adventures, night turtle drives (seasonal), scuba safaris, an ocean safari, black rhino tracking on foot
  • Specialist Safaris include birding, photographic, rhino capture and research, specialist walking safari, family and
    private safaris



  • 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
  • Landing fees if applicable
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Domestic flights

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