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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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    “watering hole” (16 reviews)
    “the reserve” (25 reviews)
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 30 January 2015

    Just returned from 3 nights at the Bukela Lodge in Amakhala Game Reserve. What a treat. Outstanding lodge, staff, food and attention to detail. The whole staff team and Marlien at the helm are so attentive and friendly. The atmosphere is relaxed but your individual...More

    Thank sally123abc
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 11 February 2015

    Hi Sally, thanks for your review! We always appreciate it when guests go out of their way to send us feedback, so thank you for this. We are over-the-moon to hear you loved every moment of your safari trip. It's wonderful to hear the team...More

    Reviewed 20 January 2015

    This was our first safari experience, and we wanted our two days and nights to be special. It was expensive, but worth every penny! The total luxury, excitement and relaxation, together with delicious food and drinks, prepared and served by the most wonderful staff made...More

    1  Thank elisabeth101961
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 11 February 2015

    Hi Elisabeth and thank you for your lovely review. We always appreciate it when guests take time out of their day to let us know how their stay with us went. We're so happy you loved it! And you have summed it up perfectly: Excitement...More

    Reviewed 6 January 2015

    We stayed here for 2 days in early December on the recommendation of some good friends who live in Knysna and we certainly weren't disappointed. We had a very warm welcome from Simon and all his staff, and as the weather was rather unseasonable, there...More

    Thank baytreefarm
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 11 February 2015

    Hello to you in a very chilly England! Thank you for your review if Bukela Game Lodge. It was such a pleasure reading about your experience with Simon and the team here - we are so glad you loved it! Being only a 4-roomed lodge...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2015

    We have just spent four days at Bukela and had an amazing experience. I wanted to bring the chef(s) home with me. The food was absolutely amazing, always deliciously, and graciously served by the team. And it does feel like a team operation - from...More

    1  Thank LassInFife
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 10 February 2015

    Wow! It has been such a pleasure to read your review and all about your experience with us at Bukela. It sounds like you had the most extraordinary time! The team at Bukela are like family, and our close-knit family works together to make each...More

    Reviewed 7 December 2014

    This was our first stay at Bukela, and second stay in Amakhala. Previously we bunked at the Safari Lodge (no comparison, Bukela is way better). Bukela as a lodge is really a five star property, and it has earned those stars. The staff are attentive,...More

    2  Thank IsaacCameron
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 10 February 2015

    Wow, thank you Isaac for this most wonderful review. Your time with us at Bukela sounds like it was incredibly special, and we agree - spring couldn't be a better time to be on the Amakhala Game Reserve. Most of the young are still talking...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$582 - US$1,015 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Amakhala Game Reserve
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    Sandra D
    9 July 2017|
    Response from bj_webster | Reviewed this property |
    I honestly don't know. I think it may be their winter/autumn. Best look on the internet for more accurate info.
    Dermot J
    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
    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
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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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