a romantic and secluded safari destination tucked away into indigenous trees and bushes at the top of a hidden valley. Our tranquil Lodge, suites and luxury tents are the perfect setting for the intimate guest experiences for which we’re renowned.
Connected by a wooden walkway, our thatched suites and luxury safari tents offer a remarkable private wildlife-viewing experience. Savour a crisp glass of wine in your sun-soaked spa bath, opening onto trees alive with birdsong. Indulge in sumptuous high teas, private candlelit dinners or exciting fireside boma dinners under African stars. And as you fall asleep, hear the silence broken by the unmistakeable sounds of elephant and buffalo making their stately progress through the unfenced camp.
It’s our privilege to create moments like these, and to share them with you.
Our lodge may also be booked exclusively as a restful and beautiful venue for small team-building activities, conferences and weddings.
Bukela Game Lodge is comprised of four individual thatched suites, including an exclusive honeymoon suite, and a main lodge, all lavishly decorated. The main lodge acts as the reception area, and has a dining area as well as a lounge where guests can relax. The main lodge also has an expansive wooden deck from where guests can observe the wildlife that roam alongside the dam. Guests can also enjoy an inviting and sparkling swimming pool and an outdoor boma where meals take place.
The large luxury safari tents are one bedroom and have all the modern conveniences, including full en-suite bathrooms, air conditioners, electric blankets and a minibar. It also offers an open-plan lounge and viewing decks over-looking the African bush. The main lodge also has an expansive wooden deck from where guests can observe the wildlife that roam alongside the dam. Guests can also enjoy an inviting and sparkling swimming pool and an outdoor boma where meals take place.
Become part of Africa as you experience our Big 5 Safari Adventure on malaria free Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa..
Included in your stay are morning and evening game drives leaving from your lodge. You will be guided by informative, professional rangers through Amakhala Game Reserve in open Land Rovers. Here you can return to nature and explore the abundant wildlife, the diverse vegetation and the dramatic landscape of the Eastern Cape.
Feel the heartbeat and rhythm of Africa as you become part of a Big 5 Amakhala Day Safari Adventure. Experience authentic, wild Africa with a day safari on the malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve, situated only a 45 minute drive from Port Elizabeth. Guided by an experienced ranger on an open cruiser, we offer visitors breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable wildlife sightings, including: The Big 5, Black Wildebeest, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra and numerous other antelope.
Our day safaris depart from Leeuwenbosch Country House or Hlosi Game Lodge, both situated on the expansive Amakhala Game Reserve.