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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first safari and everything about it was great - the accommodation is comfortable and beautifully designed, the reserve itself is amazing and the staff are wonderful, and made us feel so welcome and pampered. There are two game drives each day, and our guide...More

Thank g_mx_g
Response from Bernie T, General Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Good Day Thank you so much for your 5* rating. We are so happy to hear you had such a great stay, and hope to see you back one day! Kind regards Bernie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed great hospitality at this lodge, accommodation is really comfortable and our guide Odwa took great trouble to show us a huge range of wildlife. Seven hours of game drives a day, still had time to relax in the sun watching out over the watering...More

Thank M9F
Response from Bernie T, General Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Good day Thank you for your 5* star rating , we really appreciate it. Greta that you could see the buffalo family, maybe next visit you may see Norman the elephant. Kind regards Bernie

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Five stars to everything - the food, the staff, the accommodations, the reserve...this place was a perfect home away from home. I was here with a big group from my school and we all loved it. The only negative was the electricity went out for...More

Thank Melanie P
Response from Bernie T, General Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you so much for the 5* rating, we really appreciate that. I am glad to hear that despite the power outage we could still ensure that you were comfortable. The mohair blankets are always a winner in the cold chilly winter nights. Warm regards...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018

Just arrived home after a wonderful 3day stay at the lodge, our room over looked the watering hole, where we were lucky enough to see monkeys, antelopes and a elephant. Our room had a plunge pool, outside shower and very clean. The food was very...More

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Response from Bernie T, Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you so much for your 5* rating! I will pass your compliments to the staff, they always appreciate feedback from our guests. Mnoni is really a very knowledgeable guide and I am sure you learnt a lot from him. I hope to see you...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

Lovely room with our own plunge pool looking out onto a watering hole. Food very good. Saw all the animals we hoped for except the cheetahs. If you get Fish as your guide you are very lucky, he goes above and beyond to give you...More

Thank poland82
Response from Bernie T, Manager at Amakhala Safari LodgeResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you so much for your 5* rating! The plunge pools are indeed a winner, especially in our hot summers. Fish is a really good guide and do go out of his way to make his guests happy. Please do come back for those cheetahs!!...More

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snowshoes33
14 August 2017|
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Response from Justineweeks | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for contacting us with your question about tips. There isn't really a standard rate for tipping butlers and rangers. The tips range between a couple of hundred rand to a couple of thousand. The standard when... More
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Marjory1
24 March 2015|
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Response from TheSafariLodge | Property representative |
Hello Our prices are all inclusive- Accommodation, Meals, Game drives and most drinks. Regards Mike( owner)
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"we stayed for 2 nights but would recommend staying for 3 so you can really enjoy the place!!"
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"All lodges are well equipped and very spacious including a double bath and an outdoor shower"
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"Ask for one near the watering hole"
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"They are all similar I believe-did not see any of the others but one can see them on line I guess"
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