Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge is situated in its own 600 ha private nature reserve which offers Pristine, high biodiversity middleveld escarpment habitat. This is home to 240 bird species, including good sightings of the narina trogon, wood owl, African goshawk, crowned eagle and other forest species. Hiking trails through lush sub-tropical bush and riverine forests, lead to breath taking views of the waterfalls, cascades and the surrounding mountains. Forest game to be spotted include red duiker, bushbuck, clawless otter, civet, caracal, porcupine, bushpig and water mongoose.
Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge offers swimming in the rock pool situated just above the Phophonyane Falls which commands a spectacular view of the valley below.
The Phophonyane Falls Nature Reserve is an important geological site and is host to some of the oldest rocks in the world, ranging in age from 3.5 billion to 3. 2 billion years old which are displayed in a spectacular fashion along the Phophonyane River.