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&Beyond Phinda Zuka Lodge

Kwazulu Natal

Location :
Phinda Zuka Lodge lies within the 22 000 hectares/54 362 acres of Phinda Private Game Reserve, in the Maputaland region of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Activities :
- activities include morning and afternoon/evening game-drives in your private 4x4 safari vehicle, bush walks, riverboat cruises and canoe trips along the Mzinene River, as well as bush sundowners and dinners on the Reserve. Phinda also offers a variety of optional adventure activities, such as scuba diving and deep-sea fishing, and a range of Specialist Safaris,
- in addition, guests at Phinda Private Game Reserve can also enjoy Phinda Adventures. With its unique location, Phinda is able to offer a choice of cultural and beach-related adventures, scuba diving and spectacular air safaris. Phinda Adventures are offered at an additional cost.
Surrounded by densely wooded hills and lush valleys, Phinda Zuka Lodge is situated in the western region of Phinda. Meaning sixpence in Zulu, Zuka Lodge offers guests a new experience of Phinda’s pristine wilderness. The Lodge’s four intimate cottages are set 15 metres (50 feet) apart, featuring verandas overlooking a busy waterhole where a diversity of wildlife is regularly seen. Sitting areas feature built-in sofas which double as beds for parents travelling with children 5 years and younger. Bedrooms have air-conditioning and fans and are en suite, with a circular stone bath chamber, double showers, and twin hand basins.
The exclusive-use Phinda Zuka Lodge is perfect for families or groups of up to eight people. Guest areas include an interactive café-style kitchen, indoor sitting and dining areas, an intimate library with Internet access and a swimming pool with extended wooden decking overlooking the waterhole. Comfortable cushions and suspended wicker chairs on the veranda allow for contemplation of the beautiful surroundings. Characterised by hues of blue and stone, emphasising shape and texture, the overall effect of the Lodge is that of cool, coastal bush style – the sophistication of simplicity.

Phinda is member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Accommodation :
4 separate chalets overlooking a waterhole.

Amenities :
- private ranger/host, tracker, butler and chef,
- sole use of an open 4x4 safari vehicle,
- swimming Pool,
- boma,
- library.