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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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    • Excellent92%
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    “watering hole” (18 reviews)
    “the reserve” (30 reviews)
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    Reviewed 1 November 2017

    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 6 November 2017

    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 24 October 2017

    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 1 November 2017

    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 22 October 2017

    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

    2  Thank Neil T
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 23 October 2017

    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

    Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

    3 nights. Overall superb. Set in a remote, huge, tract of land, it's well worth the visit. 4 huts and 2 tents on site so max guests will be 10-12. Game drives are super in early morn for sunrise and early afternoon for sundown. Jono...More

    2  Thank hogiebearie
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 26 September 2017

    We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your honeymoon and Bukela safari experience so much! We hope that you left Bukela with some cherished memories. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and especially for mentioning our staff's efforts. We...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$ 649 - US$ 1,170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    18 November 2017|
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    Response from 100roaringlions | Property representative |
    Hi there, we are thrilled to hear that you will be staying with us in May next year! We do provide hairdryers in the rooms. This is located in the drawer of the dressing table in your suite for your convenience.
    Sandra D
    9 July 2017|
    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.
    Dermot J
    6 September 2016|
    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
    Room Tips
    "Our tent 7 was close to the main lodge area but totally private and wonderful deck overlooking the waterhole."
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    "Try the tents, they look excellent."
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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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