At Amakhala, there is a selection of world-class Eastern Cape game reserve accommodation. Each safari lodge boasts an authentic, individual atmosphere and tradition.
Amakhala Game Reserve hosts a range of exclusive and luxurious lodges, tented camps and country houses. Each 3, 4 or 5-star safari lodge offers Eastern Cape game reserve accommodation with a special setting and meets a variety of needs.
The Safari Lodge at Amakhala (4-star)
This intimate thatched safari lodge at Amakhala Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth with its unique air-conditioned safari huts
offers all the comforts of a luxury lodge. The suites and main lodge are set in lush surroundings and overlook a small watering hole. The Safari Lodge accommodates 22 people in 11 luxury suites which each feature private plunge pools and separate lounge areas.
Bush Lodge (5-star)
Situated in the bush, at the top end of an open valley in the reserve, Bush Lodge's luxury tented and thatched suites overlook a waterhole
with big sky views. Each suite at this Amakhala Game Reserve accommodation has a fireplace, secluded private viewing deck, intimate plunge pool and air-conditioning. A professional therapist is on hand for therapeutic treatments in the privacy of the guest suite or in the Whisper Room.
Leeuwenbosch Country House (3-star)
The Country House on Leeuwenbosch is an historic colonial manor and caters for the whole family. There are spacious and comfortable en-suite bedrooms which include 2 suites, one family room, one double room and one twin. Baby sitting services and a children’s programme is available. Also part of Leeuwenbosch is Shearer’s Lodge with a wonderful honeymoon suite and 3 luxury en-suite rooms. This Amakhala Game Reserve accommodation is set in beautiful indigenous gardens and has a swimming pool.
Woodbury Lodge (4-star)
Woodbury features 7 comfortably appointed stone-and-thatch lodges, each with air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom. These secluded lodges and their private decks are designed to enhance the unique and breathtaking views. Woodbury is built against a cliff overlooking the Bushman’s River Valley, where a herd of Elephant can often be seen passing through.
Woodbury Tented Camp (3-star)
Woodbury Tented Camp is an intimate, three-star bush camp, tucked into a secluded hillside thicket overlooking the ancient floodplain of the Bushman's River, Woodbury Tented Camp is one of the hidden jewels of the Eastern Cape. Ten comfortable en-suite tents on raised bases, each with its own private deck, allow guests to enjoy a rare intimacy with nature.
Each tent has hot running water, the option of king-size or twin beds and electric blankets for those cosy evenings. Also in the portfolio are two family tents which connect via a balcony, allowing families to enjoy the African bush together.
Carnarvon Dale (3-star)
Carnarvon Dale consists of an 1820 Settler farmhouse (the Bottom House)
, and an elegantly restored early Edwardian cottage (the Top House). There are, serviced en-suite bedrooms including a family suite available at this Eastern Cape game reserve accommodation in South Africa. A sparkling swimming pool is set in large gardens.
Quatermains Camp (3-star)
This classic 1920’s style expedition camp
is modelled on the heyday of exploration and offers traditional safari accommodation. The intimate camp has crisp white safari tents fitted out with military campaign style furnishings. This authentic camp’s only concession is in the rustic bathrooms with modern conveniences. Guests at this Eastern Cape game reserve accommodation at Amakhala enjoy lantern lit outdoor dining and meals prepared over the camp fire.
Bukela Game Lodge (5-star)
Bukela Game Lodge is a romantic and secluded safari destination tucked away into indigenous trees and bushes at the top of a hidden valley. This tranquil lodge consists of four suites (3 suites and 1 honeymoon suite
). Each suite is connected by a wooden walkway and offer an amazing private wildlife viewing experience. Bukela also offers Luxury Safari Tents with private game viewing decks, aircon, en-suite bathrooms and luxury amenities. Guests can indulge in high teas, private candlelit dinners or exciting boma dinners under the African skies.
Morning and afternoon game drives are offered under the guidance of qualified rangers. Bukela Game Lodge can also be booked exclusively as a restful and beautiful venue for small team-building, conferences and weddings.
Hlosi Game Lodge (4-star)
Consisting of 6 Suites which lie along a gentle curve of a hill about a river plain, this lodge offers wide-open views with four-star comforts
. Hlosi also offers accommodation in 4 Luxury Family Safari Tents and 4 Luxury Safari Tents with private game viewing decks. The main lodge includes an elegant lounge and dining areas and a bar overlooking the swimming pool and waterhole.
Hlosi Game Lodge isn't fenced, which means that a remarkable array of wildlife wander between suites and around the main lodge. Hlosi Game Lodge is the perfect family safari destination
, offering Kids Safari programmes, child minders and options of baby-sitting for smaller children. There are two beautiful family suites, with two bedrooms, both of which are en-suite.
Hillsnek Safari Camp (4-star)
Hillsnek Safari Camp is an intimate family run, luxury tented camp
situated on the banks of the Bushmans River. The stone, canvas and thatched main lodge is at the heart of the camp, with 4 private safari tents elevated on wooden decks that enhance the spectacular views of surrounding plains and bush.
This safari lodge in Amakhala Game Reserve sets the stage for unforgettable African sunsets followed by evenings enjoying bush inspired cuisine
. Hillsnek Safari Camp is ideal for families, small groups or guests who are seeking a truly romantic retreat and is also available for exclusive use.