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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a place! We loved every minute. This was our first visit to to a game reserve and we weren’t disappointed. From the word go the staff were welcoming and extremely friendly , the accommodation was fantastic and we had no doubt we were...More

Thank Lorna M
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thanks so much for the wonderful review! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed the Bukela safari experience. It sounds as though you had some fantastic sightings - especially the gin and tonic with the giraffes! We'll be sure to pass on...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Ended our Garden Route trip with 2 days here. Bukela Lodge is a 7.5km ride down a rough road and the final part of the track is very uneven and rutted. Be aware if you have low clearance on your vehicle. It is possible if...More

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Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 16 March 2018

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, we are thrilled that you chose to stay at Bukela Game Lodge. Your praises will certainly be passed on to Siya and the rest of the Bukela team, it makes what...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely small game lodge. We stayed in what they call a ‘tent’. This tent had solid polished hardwood floors a sitting room a bathroom en suite with large stand alone bath and indoor shower you could convert to outdoor if you felt inclined. The staff...More

Thank Simone R
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 16 March 2018

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're really happy to hear you had such a great safari experience. We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to the rest of the team. Our Luxury Safari Tents offer absolute luxury...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

Our stay at the Bukela Game Lodge was the highlight of our trip to South Africa. When you consider the quality of the accommodation, the food and above all the game drives, nothing could be faulted. Our lodge was large with a large Queen size...More

1  Thank CymroDyserth
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 16 March 2018

Hi there, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're really glad that we could be the highlight of your trip and that you managed to experience the wonderful Amakhala Game Reserve. We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to the rest of...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

we spent 3 nights at Bukela Game Lodge in a luxury safari tent, it was beautiful. Loved the outdoor shower and deck overlooking the valley.Everything was perfect, the staff are friendly and look after you like VIP's.Our ranger Janco was brilliant, very informative and funny....More

1  Thank DeborahHLondon
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 16 March 2018

We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed the 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 have a...More

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PrimKent
5 April 2018|
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Response from Lorna M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know ... In Bukela everything was included. Drives .. all food and all drinks including alcohol.Tips for the rangers taking the drives are expected and hotel staff of course.
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l2pstuart
6 February 2018|
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Response from nativelondoner | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only just saw this so it may be too late. We had a rental car so I don't know the cost of a taxi. From lodge to centre of PE is about 1 hr 15 mins by car.
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roses12016
18 November 2017|
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Hi there, we are thrilled to hear that you will be staying with us in May next year! We do provide hairdryers in the rooms. This is located in the drawer of the dressing table in your suite for your convenience.
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"Choose between a cottage and a luxury under canvas experience!"
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"Pick the tent - for that little bit of wildlife feel; though it is a very luxurious tent equipped like a very..."
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"Our tent 7 was close to the main lodge area but totally private and wonderful deck overlooking the waterhole."
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"Try the tents, they look excellent."
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