The Amakhala Game Reserve is an 18 000 acre private game park located in the malaria free Eastern Cape of South Africa. The reserve is a Big 5 Reserve and hosts other animals such as cheetah, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and plenty of antelope species.
Amakhala Woodbury Lodge is a property spectacularly set against a cliff, above the Bushmans River Valley and offering superb views of the reserve. There are 7 comfortably appointed stone and thatch sleeping lodges, including 2 family suites. All rooms have private decks and large bathrooms with a view over the plains. Facilities include a communal swimming pool, indoor and outdoor dining area, viewing deck and boma area.
Approximately 1 hour drive from Port Elizabeth and approximately a 3.5 hour drive from the Garden Route.
Morning and afternoon game drives and upon request: a river cruise along the Bushman's River, Addo Elephant Back Safaris (50 min drive away) and the Gary Player signature golf course (40 min drive away).
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Review of Amakhala Woodbury Lodge
We weren't given any information as to what time we should arrive at Amakhala so we took our time to get there - when we arrived, were told our first game drive was in 20minutes so we had to quickly eat some leftover lunch they kindly offered us and change for this. Had we gotten there 20minutes late, we would have missed out on this drive that we were entitled…
Our driver was very knowledgable and informative about the animals and the game reserve generally which enhanced our first safari experience. We enjoyed all aspects of our stay in Woodbury Lodge finding it very relaxing and peaceful.
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