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hero-andBeyond-Phinda-Rock-Lodge exterior view outside South Africa

Seemingly in the heart of the bush, yet nestled in an oasis of luxury and comfort, Phinda Rock is perfectly situated for a diverse experience of South Africa. Wooden verandas reveal breath-taking panoramic views of the Phinda Private Games Reserve. Exclusive suites are adorned with cosy firelights, stylish slate colour décor and flecks of tasteful animal prints. Rich interiors reflect the serene beauty of the wild outside.

Phinda Rock lodge creates the feeling of being immersed in nature from dawn until dusk, cushioned with luxury. Wake up to native birdsong, then take a dip in the plunge pool as you overlook the lush Zuzuland valley. Take a walk on the wild side with one of the many iconic safari tours of the Big Five, expertly informed by a local guide. Cool off from the heat of the day in the outdoor shower, then enjoy an alfresco dining experience under the South African stars.

Not only a unique close encounter with nature, Phinda Rock offers cultural experiences within the heart of the community. Collaborating with Africa Foundation and &Beyond, Phinda Rock Private Game Reserve support local community projects in hospitals and schools. Learn from the histories, sacred beliefs, and fascinating tradition of the locals from a nearby Zulu village. Discover the routines of family life and meet with important figures in the community, the witch doctor and healer. Explore the colourful life and joy of the nearby communities, as you can have a real impact on people’s lives.