Visit Amakhala Game Reserve, South Africa
Amakhala is a conservation area of 6,500 hectares providing breathtaking views, wide open African plains and a fantastic diversity of wildlife.
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.
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.
Map of Amakhala Game Reserve
Places & hotels on the map
Places near Amakhala Game Reserve
- Shamwari Private Game Reserve 12 kilometers away
- The Eastern Cape Game Areas 21 kilometers away
- Addo Elephant National Park 31 kilometers away
- Pumba Private Game Reserve 33 kilometers away
- Kwandwe Private Game Reserve 64 kilometers away
- Port Elizabeth 66 kilometers away
- East London 180 kilometers away
- Tsitsikamma Forest 224 kilometers away
- Plettenberg Bay 260 kilometers away
- Knysna 288 kilometers away
- The Klein Karoo 299 kilometers away
- Wilderness 330 kilometers away
- Coffee Bay 335 kilometers away
- The Cango Caves & Swartberg Pass 361 kilometers away
- Oudtshoorn & Surrounds 361 kilometers away
- Port St Johns 388 kilometers away
- Calitzdorp 409 kilometers away
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hillsnek is a small, intimate safari camp consisting of just three tents, meaning that the entire safari experience here is very exclusive and personalised.