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Amakhala Safari Lodge

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in this all inclusive game lodge. The safari lodge was unique and quite comfortable and was fully equipped. The animal life was as expected of South Africa. The staff were helpful and the food was good. If we have a criticism it was the length of the evening game drives which did not allow for...

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Saratoga, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the 1st safari for our 2 son aged 10 & 13 years and they were blown away with the whole experience. The Safari Lodge has about 11 lodge all beautifully decorated to a high standard. With luxury out door shower, & bath, private deck with plunge pool and sun beds. Each group has its own Butler who organises...

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Justineweeks, Owner at Amakhala Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Linda Thank you so much for taking the time to rate The Safari Lodge on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled with the five star you scored us. I will show your compliments to everybody that helped to make your stay with us a memorable one, it is very meaningful to know that our efforts are appreciated and that a nature...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed March 26, 2017

From the moment we arrived the staff made you feel welcome.Our room was very luxurious and tastefully decorated.We had an outside shower and a small Roman Bath/Pool to dip in.Our guide was extremely knowledgeable in regards to the animals and also the birds and plants.We got really close to the animals on our game drives. i would recommend this lodge...

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

This was our first Safari Experience and it more than lived up to our expectations. From start to finish we were treated like special guests. All the staff were courteous and could not do enough for you. We stayed in Lodge number 1 which overlooked the waterhole and which had numerous visitors during our stay, a really great bonus. Our...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed March 22, 2017

The lodge was amazing, absolute luxury. Our guide, Ngame was fantatstic - great knowledge pf the animals, the environment and the history - he really went the extra mile to make our safaris memorable. Groups were small and we saw so many animals. The staff were all attentive and friendly and the food fantastic. Getting to share the adventure with...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 19, 2017

From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel very welcome and we had a great time. Our own lodge with everything we could possibly want including private terrace, plunge pool and mini bar. The food was great and we always were offered plenty to drink with all our meals. We had Mnoni as our safari ranger and he...

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Thank Leah G
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Have never been anywhere like this so had no idea what to expect. From arrival we were greeted, our bags taken to our room, checked in, advised on what to expect and given a refreshing drink. It was searingly hot and we were also offered sun cream and told to relax before the first drive in a few hours time....

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Yealand Redmayne, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Absolutely brilliant. We had our own little 'house' in African style it was so lovely. The food was very good and the dining room very atmospheric. The staff were lovely and nothing was too much trouble. On evening they treated us to African singing and dancing which was fantastic. It was all inclusive so a real holiday. The Game drive...

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Reviewed February 22, 2017

Arrived at the lodge with the highest of expectations - reviews that we had read were fabulous! As soon as we arrived we were treated like royalty. The lodge was lovely with everything you could want. We went off on our safari soon after arriving. The weather was shocking (thunderstorm) and we were soaked through, however it did not stop...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We have just returned from our first visit to SA and loved all of it, however special mention must go to our experience at Safari Lodge. We were recommended by friends and they were right -it's superb. I won't repeat the many other plaudits on this site but a couple of things are worth a mention. Our ranger Mnoni with...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by indigenous bush, the stylish Safari Lodge is part of the 7500 ha, Big 5, malaria free, Amakhala Game Reserve. Safari Lodge is only 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth. African tribal design inspired the creation of this intimate thatched lodge, and eleven unique safari huts offer all the comforts. Soak in a luxurious double bath or splash off the dust in an outdoor shower before sharing your day's adventures around the fireside under a canopy of stars. On a recommended three day safari enjoy game drives with a professional guide in open Landrovers, sun downers on a river cruise and a visit to Addo National Elephant Park. Fair Trade in Tourism accredited. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amakhala Safari Lodge

Address: N2, between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, Amakhala Game Reserve 6070, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Amakhala Game Reserve
Price Range: $451 - $850 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amakhala Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“A room that overlooks the watering hole.”
MarcC363, Mar 26, 2017 | Read review
“maybe go for a room overlooking the waterhole”
annettef953, Mar 22, 2017 | Read review
“There are a number of lodges. No one had any complaints about their accommodation at all. Just Enjoy. Mozzy spray provided.”
DeidreS, Mar 19, 2017 | Read review
“Get a lodge facing the water hole area.”
Dovinesque, Feb 19, 2017 | Read review
“request a room with room numbers 1-5 you would have a view over the small water hole where some animals come to drink.”
  • Stunning view on the reserve. A mini Ngorogoro crater!
  • Your own Garden although this room at the end had no view of the surrounding reserve.
m1991, Feb 19, 2017 | Read review
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