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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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          Reviewed 13 April 2017

          Stayed 2 nights at the end of 2 week garden route drive in a double suite. Suite was spacious and comfortable. Game drives were good - although believe what they say about the weather - we arrived and it was 40C and 36 hours later...More

          Thank Steev_jo
          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 18 April 2017

          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 3 April 2017

          We had the most wonderful 3nights at this Lodge. Exceeded our expectations in every way. Game drives were superb and the ranger Jono certainly knew his stuff. Great staff and always friendly and helpful. We cannot fault our stay at all! Perfect!!More

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          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 5 April 2017

          Hi Karen, thank you very much for the lovely review! We agree, a three night stay is a great amount of time to really gain the best experience of the reserve. We'll be sure to pass on your kind words to Jono and the rest...More

          Reviewed 24 March 2017

          We stayed in a safari tent which was very well equipped, especially enjoyed the outside shower! Temperature in the tent fluctuates and the air-con unit was not really big enough to cope but that was our only complaint. Staff, service, knowledge of the ranger, food,...More

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          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 5 April 2017

          Thanks for taking the time to write a lovely review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Bukela. You're right, the Amakhala is a smaller reserve, which allows us to provide a more intimate safari experience for our guests. We are thrilled to...More

          Reviewed 21 March 2017

          The staff were very welcoming and everything was ready on arrival, having our first game safari that afternoon. Evening meals with the other guests ( there were only 12 of us) enhanced the visit. We saw a wide range of animals with a knowledgeable guide....More

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          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 22 March 2017

          Hi there, thank you very much for your wonderful review. It's great 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 guests and we are...More

          Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

          Had a three night stay here after driving the garden route from Cape Town. Warm friendly welcome and stayed in a tented lodge. This was unlike any tent I've ever seen! Beautifully furnished and so comfortable. Just loved the outside shower but never got round...More

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          Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 22 March 2017

          Hi Lyndsay, 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 big on providing a top quality service and are very glad...More

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          • US$504 - US$1,022 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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|
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          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
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          welford54
          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|
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          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
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          Rosie42
          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|
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          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
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          "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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