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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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    • Excellent93%
    • Very good4%
    • Average2%
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    “jacuzzi bath” (11 reviews)
    “watering hole” (17 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (17 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 209 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    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

    Thank Neil T
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at Bukela Lodge for 3 nights while on honeymoon and had a brilliant first-time safari experience. We stayed in a very comfortable luxury lodge with a Jacuzzi bath and good decking area outside. We had 6 drives during our stay...More

    Thank David B
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 14 September 2017

    Hi David, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're really glad you chose Bukela Game Lodge for your honeymoon 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...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

    We visited Bukela at Amakhala as part of our Cape Town/ Garden Route/Safari honeymoon. The welcome was very warm and this was made greater by the small intimate size of the hotel and encouragement that everyone regroups and eats meals together. We were staying with...More

    1  Thank Jane M
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 28 August 2017

    Hi Jane, thank you very much for providing balanced feedback on your stay. We're so pleased to have been a part of your wonderful honeymoon experience! We hope that you left Bukela with some cherished memories. Thank you for the wonderful compliments regarding the food....More

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    • US$684 - US$1,034 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Amakhala Game Reserve
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    Sandra D
    9 July 2017|
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    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.
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    Dermot J
    6 September 2016|
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    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
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    welford54
    22 July 2015|
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    Response from 100roaringlions | Property representative |
    Hi there, thank you for this question, it is one that many guests have wondered in preparing for their stay in a game reserve. Our guides are equipped with one pair of binoculars in order to spot the animals from a distance... More
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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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    "Newly built luxury tented rooms are amazing"
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    "Safari tents are proper glamping."
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    "Best Safari"
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