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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We arrived here from the Phinda Mountain Lodge. We were greeted in the same welcoming manner by the warm and cheery staff. The resort is equally magnificent but different at the same time. The level of service, cleanliness of the lodges, and food that is...More

Thank culpepperscott
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We joined several friends on invitation to Phinda Forest Lodge and Phinda Mountain Lodge, and were overwhelmed with both the level of service and overall experience. From our initial trip booking with Wendy Bruens to our final farewells on the airstrip with Matt & Muzi...More

Thank GayForSushi
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is the seventh time we have been to Phinda Private Game Reserve & the first time we have stayed at Forest Lodge! What a perfect holiday again.......we just love the luxury and the wonderful team that work there, they are kind, friendly, nothing is...More

Thank Angie E
Reviewed 20 January 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful experience here! We stayed at three &Beyond properties for safari on our recent trip - all were spectacular - but this one stands out for its incredible lodges. Inside the lodges, you are surrounded on all sides by...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Fly from joberg to phinda. The drive is not worth it. 7 hours. The resort is physically magnificent. The lodges are beautiful. The meals are plentiful, diverse, and delicious. The service from the staff needs some training. Yet our guide, warren and tracker, abel were...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$309 - US$1,330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$309 - US$1,330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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20 March 2018|
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Response from culpepperscott | Reviewed this property |
I am not a professional but the guides to get you significantly close to the animals. I think your 100-400 would be sufficient.
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crazychocolatedog
8 February 2018|
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Response from Bruna26 | Reviewed this property |
I traveled from the US their last September. As others have said, in the morning it is chilly/cold but the blankets help a lot. I had a fleece jacket and I wore it a lot. A hat can help too. You will have the best time! We... More
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Response from nhaswell | Reviewed this property |
Sorry took so long. Check CDC for shots. Sprayed pyrethrum on cargo pants and shirt, travel vest. Food and water was great. No problem. Flight is long but I get extended leg room. Took Oscilloccinum and Zycam Basel swabs for... More
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"Quite a walk, so if issues, try nearer to the lodge"
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"Every room is great!"
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"They are all good rooms. Just keep your doors closed so the monkeys don't run off with your belongings!"
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"All the rooms have views of the surrounding forest and its inhabitants, and all are far enough from each..."
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