How do I get to &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve?

Airlink operates daily scheduled flights directly from Johannesburg or Cape Town to Phinda’s private airstrip. From the reserve, Airlink can connect to many destinations, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, Kruger National Park, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Vilanculos and Livingstone. Private charters from anywhere in South Africa can be arranged, and self-drive options from Johannesburg or Durban are also possible.

This convenient network of flights connects Phinda to many of Southern Africa’s iconic destinations including the Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sand, Victoria Falls, Mozambique, Vilanculos and Livingstone.

&Beyond guests flying via Airlink on this route have complimentary access to the VIP lounge at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport in Nelspruit during their layovers to and from Phinda. This allows our guests all the creature comforts of home including a place to refresh and revitalize using the Executive Lounge shower facility. It also includes complimentary snacks and select beverages, VIP concierge service, complimentary newspapers, magazines, Wi-Fi, as well as access to premium beers wines and spirits, hot meals to orders and even private meeting rooms.

Be sure to take a look at our Fly Me to Phinda offer – Stay 3 nights or more at your choice of &Beyond Phinda’s Mountain, Forest, Rock, Vlei or Zuka Lodge and we’ll credit you per flight leg to and from the reserve, with Airlink.

Scheduled domestic flights are available from Johannesburg to Durban International Airport or Richards Bay Airport.

A seven-hour drive from Johannesburg on good roads in a two-wheel drive vehicle Three and a half-hour drive from Durban on good roads in a two-wheel drive vehicle.

Private charters from anywhere in South Africa can be arranged to &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve’s airstrip

Ready to start planning your journey?

Use the filters below to browse our selection of hand-picked travel ideas in this iconic destination