Amakhala Safari Lodge

The Amakhala Game Reserve is an 18 000 acre private game park located in the malaria free Eastern Cape. The reserve is a Big 5 Reserve and hosts other animals such as cheetah, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and plenty of antelope species.

Game drive Restaurant View from pool
  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Safari Lodge is a 4 star, intimate thatched lodge in a valley of indigenous bush at the northern boundary of Amakhala Game Reserve. Its 11 unique air-conditioned safari huts offer all the comforts of a luxury lodge. The rooms are a favorite with honeymooners who are treated to sparkling wine on ice alongside an aromatherapy scented bubble bath. Each of the rooms has views of the waterhole where monkeys come to play and antelope and zebra quench their thirst.

Getting There

Approximately 1 hour drive from Port Elizabeth and approximately a 3.5 hour drive from the Garden Route.


Morning and afternoon game drives, bird watching, game spotting walks along the Bushman's river, boat cruises and canoe safaris. Visits can also be arranged to the nearby Addo Elephant National Park and the Shamwari Born Free Foundation.

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Review of Amakhala Safari Lodge

Helen and Joe Priestley

Excellent service, especially Ebin, our guide.

07/04/2013 Read full trip review

Review of Amakhala Safari Lodge

Mrs Elizabeth Stanley

Excellent experience, our lodge was in need of major maintenance which was a shame as we upgraded to have a bit of luxury, the food was ok, the staff and game driver were excellent

16/03/2013 Read full trip review

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