Amakhala Game Reserve Safaris

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A family friendly option with spectacular game viewing, a Amakhala Game Reserve safari offers a charming and diverse safari experience. Explore the 18,000 acres of wilderness on offer to take-in fantastic wildlife sightings with all of the members of the Big 5 present - lion, buffalo, elephant, rhino and leopard. They are joined by a host of other species, including antelope, zebra, giraffe, cheetah and wildebeest.

Black rhino sighting on a Amakhala Game Reserve safari A visit to the waterhole Elephant taking a drink

Embark on exciting game drives through the reserve, which are led by highly trained guides to provide the best game viewing experience possible. With the Bushman's River cutting through the Amakhala this affords a unique opportunity to explore. Take to the waters for a thrilling canoe safari or enjoy a slightly more relaxed river cruise with a sundowner in-hand.

With holidays to Amakhala Game Reserve there are a number of well-appointed properties spread across the reserve, many of which are great for kids. Amakhala is a stunning introduction to safari for little ones and parents will find various children's programmes offered by the reserve's beautiful lodges.

Amakhala Game Reserve Highlights

  • A family friendly reserve with various children's programmes
  • Spectacular Big 5 game viewing
  • Unique canoe safaris and sundowner river cruises
  • A variety of well-appointed properties in which to stay

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Selected Amakhala Game Reserve Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries, showcasing the best of Amakhala Game Reserve

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Shamwari Game Reserve Kids

Cape Town, Garden Route and Safari Family Self Drive

Days
17
Cost For Family of 4
From $11,040 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Plettenberg Bay, Oudtshoorn, Amakhala Game Reserve
Vic Alfred Waterfront

The Best of the Cape Self Drive and Safari Holiday

Days
16
Cost Per Person
From $3,100 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Amakhala Game Reserve
Featherbed Nature Reserve, Knysna

Cape Town Winelands and Garden Route Self Drive

Days
15
Cost Per Person
From $2,610 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Plettenberg Bay, Amakhala Game Reserve
Leopard sighting

Cape Town, Garden Route and Safari Self Drive Family Holiday

Days
13
Cost Per Person
From $2,690 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Plettenberg Bay, Amakhala Game Reserve

Amakhala Game Reserve Accommmodation

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  • Amakhala Bush Lodge
    Exterior

    Discover the secrets of malaria free Amakhala Game Reserve from Amakhala Bush Lodge. Stay in luxurious yet authentic thatched and tented suites and enjoy incredible Big 5 game viewing.

  • Amakhala Woodbury Lodge

    Set in Amakhala Game Reserve's 18,000 acres of malaria free wilderness, Amakhala Woodbury Lodge lies above the Bushman's River Valley and boasts spectacular views. Enjoy river cruises and Big 5 game viewing.

  • Amakhala Safari Lodge
    Exterior of safari suite

    Situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape, Amakhala Safari Lodge offers phenomenal Big 5 game viewing and luxury accommodation with spacious interiors and private plunge pools.

  • Amakhala Bukela Game Lodge
    Room interior

    Tucked away behind trees and set high on in a secluded valley, Bukela Game Lodge provides a tranquil escape from the outside world in the malaria free Amakhala Game Reserve.

  • Amakhala Hlosi Game Lodge
    Bar

    A small luxury property, from Hlosi Game Lodge guests can expect wonderful views of the surrounding grassland and superb game viewing in a malaria free environment.

  • Amakhala Leeuwenbosch Country House
    Pool

    Revel in the history and contemporary nuances of Leeuwenbosch Country House and Shearers Lodge. Situated in the malaria free Amakhala Game Reserve, take in the wildlife with game drives and boat cruises.