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Bukela Game Lodge Is A 5-Star Luxury Lodge In The 7 500 ha malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape South Africa. Accommodation at this tranquil game lodge is provided in four suites and ten luxury safari tents, each individually styled in African simplicity while never compromising on luxury. This secluded safari destination is tucked away into indigenous trees and bushes at the top of a hidden valley and has the perfect setting for the intimate and romantic guest experiences for which we are renowned. Connected by a wooden walkway, our thatched suites offer a remarkable private wildlife-viewing experience. Savour a crisp glass of wine in your sun-soaked spa bath, opening onto trees alive with birdsong. Indulge in sumptuous high teas, private candlelit dinners or exciting fireside boma dinners under African stars. And as you fall asleep, hear the silence broken by the unmistakable sounds of elephant and buffalo making their stately progress through the unfenced camp.
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Port Elizabeth Airport66 km
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent one night with my wife. Getting there can be tricky if there is rain, because you can only reach the resort by dirt/gravel roads, which are a bit bumpy, but quite managable unless you are driving a Ferrari. The greeting and the staff in...More

Thank hotz_michi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and what an experience it was. We were made to feel extremely welcome from the moment we arrived. Unfortunately I wasn’t well upon arrival and staff were very helpful in this regard. The location of the lodges is just...More

Thank ATCY1990
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff and the game drives are what this place is about. We weren't totally enamoured with our room but the lounge and dining are beautiful and comfortable and the food was ok. The game drives were amazing, the rangers are very knowledgeable and care...More

Thank ammanton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the end of our recent South African trip. Just wished at the time of booking this stay with Trailfinders they had encouraged us to stay longer. We just loved the whole experience from start to finish. Stayed in a...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Bukela. Our luxury tent was fantastic with woodburner, lovely bathroom and very spacious, comfortable bedroom and sitting area. We loved the breakfasts and excellent dinners in the restaurant. Most of all we loved the twice daily game drives with Wonga...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
5 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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"Don't go if you want a relaxing holiday"
atj12016
4 weeks ago
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"best service!"
elizabethj288
27 Sep 2018
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"The huts are VERY nice. There are tents and huts and we loved our hut."
anneromney
16 Aug 2018
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"The lodge was nice but after seeing the tent we preferred it as it let more light in."
Diane097
31 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$816 - US$1 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
bukela game hotel amakhala game reserve
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeAmakhala Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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