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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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    Overview
    • Excellent94%
    • Very good3%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “jacuzzi bath” (10 reviews)
    “watering hole” (16 reviews)
    “the reserve” (25 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 201 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Wow - the service, rooms, staff and safari - the whole experience was brilliant. Our guide (Janco) on our game drives found us all except the leopard and got us close to the animals wherever possible. The lodge staff waited on us in a quiet...More

    Thank Steve R
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Steve, 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 are very glad to hear that your stay was such a...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My husband and I spent 3 nights here. 14th June 17 - 17th June 17. This was the first stop of our honeymoon and it was AMAZING!!! We arrived at dinner time on the Wednesday and had a lovely meal at the communal dining area....More

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    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, Thank so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of Bukela Game Lodge, we are thrilled to have been a part of your honeymoon celebration. Being such a small lodge allows us to create a more intimate experience for...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We spent 3 days here at the beginning of July. Our guide each day was Jonathan. He was absolutely brilliant. Each drive was different and he was so knowledgable about animals, birds and all the various plants. Very friendly and professional . His ranger special...More

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    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    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 Jonathan and the rest of our...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    We spent 3 days in April/May staying here. We had the same guide each day (Lucky) - who was full of knowledge about all aspects of the reserve and not just the animals. 2x3 hour safaris each day with a lovely break with coffee and...More

    Thank elsieCork
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    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 13 June 2017

    We stayed in one of the safari tents for four days on our honeymoon. We had the most amazing time. I think this is one of the few places on safari where you aren't fenced in which means your safari continues even when you get...More

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    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 14 June 2017

    Thank you so much for the lovely review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay. We really love hosting honeymoon couples, the lodge is designed to give you an intimate experience in the African bush and our staff pride themselves on ensuring everyone...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Price range
    • USD 581 - USD 1,015 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
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    • Amakhala Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Bukela Game Hotel Amakhala Game Reserve ,
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    Sandra D
    9 July 2017|
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    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.
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    Dermot J
    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
    23 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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    "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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