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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Despite the rave reviews, we felt Bukela had seen better days. Think they know this as 2 tents have been erected to house visitors whilst the lodges themselves are updated. But not before time. Whilst clean the lodges looked 'tired' - stains on sofa, cement...More

Thank CathyWinchesterUK
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 23 November 2016

Hi Cathy, thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience at Bukela Game Lodge. We are thrilled to hear you appreciated the natural beauty of the reserve, it is very dear to our hearts and we are passionate about the...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is how hospitality should be done. With just 6 suites there will never be more than 12 guests at the lodge. You are completely private in your spacious suite with a genuine outside shower if you choose - the vervet monkeys may have a...More

Thank Dunworkin2015
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 16 November 2016

Wow, what a fantastic review to read! Thank you for your wonderful compliments, we are immensely proud to hear them. It truly is such a wonderful thing being situated in a private game reserve, it enables us to provide game drives free of crowds, and...More

Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was our first safari. My wife and i stayed for three nights and enjoyed 6 ventures out to view the animals. I think three nights was just right. Each morning and evening was different and our guide Vuyani provided great insight into the animals,...More

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Thank williamrL2597DP
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 9 November 2016

Hi William, We are so very pleased and honoured to have been a part of your first safari experience. Being a private game park we definitely have the perks of non-crowded wildlife viewings. Vuyani is a very passionate ranger, it's wonderful to hear you learnt...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights in one of the new tents and fitted in six games drives including one on the morning we left. Everything about our stay was wonderful, from the welcome, the setting, the quality of the accommodation & food, the game drives and...More

Thank Rebecca C
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 3 November 2016

Hi Rebecca, What a wonderful review, thank you for taking the time to write it. Our new tents have been an exciting new project for us and it's really amazing to hear positive feedback after putting so much hard work into their creation. Vuyani's knowledge...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had an unforgettable stay at Amakhala Bukkela lodge - everything was perfect from start to finish . All the staff were friendly and attentive , great food and drink and the surprise music and dance performance was extra special for us. The game drives...More

Thank johnmcb123
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 31 October 2016

Hi there John, thank you very much for your wonderful review. It is a great thing to hear feedback from our guests and all the more so when it is so positive. It is such a privilege to create a unique safari experience for our...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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Response from 100roaringlions | Property representative |
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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"The lodge was nice but after seeing the tent we preferred it as it let more light in."
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"The tents are loveley"
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"ask for near to the main lodge"
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"Lodge accommodation was very spacious with a lovely private deck to sit and watch birds and wildlife."
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