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    Bukela Game Lodge

    R342 Landman Road | off N2, between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, Amakhala Game Reserve 6070, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent93%
    • Very good4%
    • Average2%
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    Travellers talk about
    “jacuzzi bath” (12 reviews)
    “watering hole” (18 reviews)
    “the reserve” (28 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 212 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Lodge was nice. The only real issue we had was that we would have liked to have seen more animals ( after all that's the main reason we were there ) The other ranger/vehicle that was there as well always came back with stories...More

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    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, thank you for taking the time to provide us with your experience. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay at Bukela. We're sorry to hear that you didn't get to see as many animals as you would have liked. We hope to welcome...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed for three nights total. A completed the full 6 game drives. The welcome was warm and friendly. The staff courteous and helpful to a fault. The food is brilliant and the lodges are warm and well equipped. I particular enjoyed the outside showers....More

    Thank Mansionman1
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're really glad you chose Bukela Game Lodge and managed to experience the wonderful Amakhala Game Reserve. We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to Jono and the rest of the team, it really...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We occupied a more formal lodge rather than the canvas offering. It is beautifully appointed and set in the bush with wild life all around. We experienced four safari trips both early morning and mid-afternoon and saw almost everything on offer with the exception of...More

    Thank scotbrit1
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there, thank you very much for your wonderful review. It's great to hear feedback from our guests and all the more so when it is so positive. It is such a privilege to create a unique safari experience for our guests and we are...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I must confess at the outset to a bias on this review! That said, it won’t really change what I write. It’ll just mean there are even more complementary comments. The bias is due to the fact that the Amakhala Reserve will forever be the...More

    1  Thank Neil T
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Wow! Thank you so much for such a descriptive, wonderful review! We are so pleased that you were able to experience everything that we put so much pride into and that you had a wonderful stay with us! We are glad that we could exceed...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

    We stayed 4 nights at Bukela for our wedding anniversary and loved every minute of it. We had never experienced a safari so had no idea what to expect. All the staff were so welcoming and could not do enough for you with lots of...More

    2  Thank ButlersKD
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 11 October 2017

    Wow thank you so much for the wonderful praises! It was such a pleasure reading about your experience at Bukela Game Lodge and the Amakhala Game Reserve. Game drives are certainly one of the most exciting things about being at the lodge, and with a...More

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    • US$ 460 - US$ 1,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Sandra D
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from bj_webster | Reviewed this property |
    I honestly don't know. I think it may be their winter/autumn. Best look on the internet for more accurate info.
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    Dermot J
    6 September 2016|
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    Response from 100roaringlions | Property representative |
    Thank you very much for your question, we are thrilled to hear you are joining us here at Bukela to celebrate your anniversary. For our main meals we do provide a small menu. Our chef and kitchen is however extremely... More
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    "Chalets 3 and 4 are the most remote from the central facilities and set in the bush."
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    "Lodge 1 is near to the watering hole and you can see the animals from your terrace."
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