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Bush Lodge - Amakhala Game Reserve

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N2 between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, Addo, 6139 | 65KM From PE on N2, Amakhala Game Reserve 6130, South Africa
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Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The entire stay was just marvellous. The very best of it was our crazy, funny ranger - her name is Miena. She loves the animals very much and laughs a lot when she sees them. Miena made the best out of our safaris and we saw a lot of games. The lodge itsself gives you the authetic feeling of being... More 

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devon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is pure magic ,it give you the complete experience . Very early mornings are rewarded by fantastic games drives with so much to see . We had Wade and Miena as our guides ,both were great. All the basic has already been said all we can add is the whole Amakhala experience will stay as one of our... More 

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South Egremont, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Bush Lodge for three nights. We were in Tent 2, which was a beautiful cabin sized tent, with air conditioning (needed!), coffee and tea making supplies, a stand alone tub, plunge pool, outdoor showers, and more. The bedding was lovely and the room was beautifully maintained. There are many properties in Amakhala, and each appears to managed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

There are many game reserves in South Africa. Finding one with great accommodation, good food, gracious hosts and of course, amazing wildlife is exactly what we wanted and got from the Bush Lodge. We enjoyed two nights at the reserve in a very stylish bush "tent". The food was excellent for every meal. The hosts went out of their way... More 

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Corsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

At the end of a wonderful time travelling around South Africa my husband and I arrived at Bush Lodge. We were welcomed by Boden and very quickly taken into the Game Reserve to our accommodation. WOW! what a way to do camping - luxury personified and the view was amazing. Despite the rain we met with Meina, our truly lovely... More 

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Port Elizabeth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Having had an amazing time experiencing the Western and Eastern Cape areas we chose to end our adventure with a 4 day safari say at Bush Lodge Amakhala game reserve. the accomodation in the lodge provided us with a feeling of being deep in the bush but with all the luxuries thrown in, returning from our drives and being greeted... More 

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Martock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We spent the last 3 nights at Bush Lodge during our Garden Route holiday. It was the perfect way to end the perfect holiday! We got a bit confused in finding Bush Lodge as they aren't allowed to put a sign up on the road. The Reception for Bush Lodge is at Reed Valley, so look out for Reed Valley... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We spent 3 nights in Bush Lodge as part of our honeymoon to South Africa and cannot recommend it enough! The room is the height of luxury in the middle of nowhere - beautiful bed looking out to the plunge pool & wild, big bath to warm you after a game drive (which is drawn for you!), outdoor shower to... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I stayed at Bush Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve a few months back and what a awesome experience i had from arrival we were welcomed by the helpful friendly staff who did not hesitate to go the extra mile. The Food was out of this world with their highly experienced Chef. The Game Drives was a real Natgeo wild experience, where... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Bush Lodge was such a wonderful experience for myself and my Husband. We wanted a Bush weekend away close to home (Port Elizabeth). With only a 45 minute from our home, we found ourselves in the heart of the African Bush, surround by the Big 5! The tented and thatched luxury suites offered extreme privacy, even with our own splash... More 

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