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Amakhala is a conservation area of 6,500 hectares providing breathtaking views, wide open African plains and a fantastic diversity of wildlife.

Amakhala, Eastern Cape Game Areas
The land was once various farms that have been amalgamated and returned to their natural bushveld state, populated with game species indigenous to the area.

Game viewing is excellent in the reserve, and the rangers are knowledgeable. An added bonus is that the Eastern Cape is malaria-free.

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Suggested Amakhala Game Reserve itinerary

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Amakhala Game Reserve, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Accommodation choices for Amakhala Game Reserve

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Amakhala Game Reserve. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Boma, Amakhala Safari Lodge

      Amakhala Safari Lodge

      First Class

      Safari Lodge has just 11 rooms, each a luxury thatched hut with en-suite bathroom, with bath and outdoor shower, air-conditioning and private patio area. The décor has strong African touches, lending the lodge an authentic safari ambience.

    • Amakhala Woodbury Lodge, Eastern Cape Game Areas

      Amakhala Woodbury Lodge

      First Class

      Woodbury Lodge consists of six spacious rooms; each a thatched chalet with en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and a private deck. The rooms have a traditional African feel giving an authentic safari experience.

    • Amakhala - Bukela Game Lodge, Eastern Cape Game Areas

      Amakhala Bukela Game Lodge

      First Class

      Bukela Game Lodge is a five star lodge based in the Amakhala Reserve nestled in a hidden valley tucked away amongst indigenous bushes and trees. The thatched buildings are connected by wooden walk ways and the lodge has a very tranquil relaxed feel ideal for resting in between your game drives.

    • Amakhala Hillsnek,Eastern Cape Game Areas

      Amakhala Hillsnek

      First Class

      Hillsnek is a small, intimate safari camp consisting of just three tents, meaning that the entire safari experience here is very exclusive and personalised.