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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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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          • Excellent93%
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          “watering hole” (16 reviews)
          “jacuzzi bath” (10 reviews)
          “the reserve” (24 reviews)
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We spent 3 days in April/May staying here. We had the same guide each day (Lucky) - who was full of knowledge about all aspects of the reserve and not just the animals. 2x3 hour safaris each day with a lovely break with coffee and...More

          Thank elsieCork
          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded yesterday

          Hi there, we can't tell you enough how lovely it is to hear such great comments of your trip to Bukela, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We're pleased that you were able to enjoy the game drives, even...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We stayed in one of the safari tents for four days on our honeymoon. We had the most amazing time. I think this is one of the few places on safari where you aren't fenced in which means your safari continues even when you get...More

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          Thank lauracV5095UQ
          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you so much for the lovely review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay. We really love hosting honeymoon couples, the lodge is designed to give you an intimate experience in the African bush and our staff pride themselves on ensuring everyone...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          An absolute gem of a find. Lodge was breathtaking, food out of this world, and our game drives were unbelievable. Our ranger Janco pulled out all the stops to give us a memorable experience. The staff back at the lodge were amazing. Already talking about...More

          Thank chester_turunc
          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

          Hi Chester, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're really glad you chose Bukela Game Lodge and managed to experience the wonderful Amakhala Game Reserve. We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to Janco and the rest of the team, it really...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We arrived after around an hour and bit drive from Port Elizabeth airport, shown to the most amazing lodge ( lodge number 1 ) which is very close to the watering hole and we were lucky to see lots of animals around this area. The...More

          Thank Mustang1560
          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

          We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your 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

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Stayed for three nights. Easy transfer time of less than an hour from Port Elizabeth, we had a private transfer by Ilios who were excellent throughout the trip. This was our first visit to a game reserve and we really enjoyed the whole experience. The...More

          Thank Andy123Northampton
          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

          Wow, thank you so much for such a fantastic and detailed review, and for joining us at Bukela Game Lodge! We really do appreciate all the time it took you to write down your experience, this review will surely be extremely helpful to fellow travelers...More

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          • US$504 - US$1 022 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 4
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          Dermot J
          Hi is there a menu that you can choose from ? as my wife is not very adventurous and we intend to stay for 3 nights to celebrate our anniversary.
          6 September 2016|
          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
          Are binoculars supplied for game drives and general viewing or do we need to bring our own?Really looking forward to our trip there later this year!
          22 July 2015|
          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
          I would like to know about your cancellation policy. We unfortunately had to cancel our stay which was 11 -14th March. we cancelled on 27th January and have not received our deposit back despite sending many e mails. Would be grateful for a reply to this.
          14 February 2015|
          Response from 100roaringlions | Property representative |
          Hi Rose - thanks for your message. I'm so sorry to hear about your husband's accident, and wish him a speedy recovery. Our cancellation policy can be viewed on the Rates page in our website - sorry TA doesn't allow me to... More
          Room Tips
          "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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