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    Amakhala Safari Lodge

    N2, between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, Amakhala Game Reserve 6070, South Africa
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    Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

    We had a wonderful stay of 4 days at the safari lodge of Amakhala! The atmosphere was amazing, the rooms clean and comfortable and the team could not have been nicer! We were really lucky on our safari tours and saw 4 of the big...More

    Thank Claudia K
    Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

    This was a great trip. The Ranger loves his job and the animals. We saw the big five in two days. An awesome trip awesome service all your wishes will be read from your eyes . Awesome food . thank you for everythingMore

    Thank Stefan O
    Response from TheSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 19 October 2016

    Dear Stefan & Alexandra Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review on TripAdvisor. It always so pleasing to hear that your time spent with us was not only good, but GREAT! Your ranger Mnoni, is indeed an asset to Safari...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2016

    Staff were excellent, helpful and made our stay great. In particular our Safari guide Moses was the best informative and made the safari exciting he managed to find all of the animals we wanted to see. Our room was comfortable, large and very clean.I would...More

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    Response from TheSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 19 October 2016

    Dear Mary It is with pride that we read such wonderful feedback and would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. Moses, as well as all our staff will be so pleased to hear that you have had...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2016

    First, let me say that Safari Lodge was beautiful, the staff was very friendly (thank you Nkosi and Megan) and helpful and the food was excellent, BUT before getting into specifics, don't think that you will see an over abundance of the big 5. There...More

    Thank Loretta Z
    Response from TheSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 24 September 2016

    Dear Loretta We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for such a detailed review. It pleases us to know that your days spent with us at the Safari Lodge were enjoyable, along with the rooms being comfortable and an overall relaxing time...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2016

    A mind blowing stay with the animals right at your front door. ( don't worry no predators near the lodge). we stayed for 4 night and could have stayed longer. Food and service was amazing too but nothing could beat the experiences made to safari...More

    Thank Jack S
    Response from TheSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 11 September 2016

    Dear Safari Lodge Guest (Jack S) Thank you for your great review on TripAdvisor. One of the best parts of what we do, is meeting people from all over the world. Being able to share and teach about our beautiful Wildlife and culture is so...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 608 - US$ 897 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    snowshoes33
    13 August 2017|
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    Response from Justineweeks | Property representative |
    Hi, thank you for contacting us with your question about tips. There isn't really a standard rate for tipping butlers and rangers. The tips range between a couple of hundred rand to a couple of thousand. The standard when... More
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    23 March 2015|
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    Response from TheSafariLodge | Property representative |
    Hello Our prices are all inclusive- Accommodation, Meals, Game drives and most drinks. Regards Mike( owner)
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