A far cry from the average safari experience, the Bush Lodge provides undivided, personal attention ensuring your stay is pleasurable and unforgettable.
The Bush Lodge, a Game Lodge positioned in the bush at the top end of an open valley in the Amakhala Game Reserve offers en-suite, tented and thatched suites overlooking a wild life watering point with big sky views.
Rustic luxury tented bush camp
5-Star Bush Lodge is discreetly positioned in the bush at the top end of an open valley in the reserve, each of the superlative en-suite, tented and thatched suites overlooks a watering point with big sky views. Each suite has a secluded private viewing deck with intimate plunge pool. Within the spacious interior hot and cold air-conditioning, an atmospheric fireplace, large oval bath and romantic alfresco double showers make this the perfect bush retreat.
The main lodge offers luxurious dining, splendid lounge areas and an expansive viewing deck with magnificent views of game-filled plains. Evenings are spent around the outdoor fireplace admiring the unspoilt African star-scape. The guest reception is at the colonial Reed Valley Inn, from where guests are transferred into the reserve to enjoy the comfort and elegance of the tented accommodation. Bush Lodge offers twice-daily expeditions by open 4x4 safari vehicles.
All buildings are thatched roofs, tented walls and have wooden floors.The main building has a large, comfortable lounge, dining area, pub and a 96m2 deck with outdoor and indoor fire place. Each of the eight tents have an open deck with plunge pool, air conditioning (hot & cold), fire place, large oval bath and outdoor shower.
From Port Elizabeth take the N2 towards Grahamstown. Approximately 50 km from Port Elizabeth is an intersection, keep left on the N2 towards Grahamstown. From the intersection travel for a further 13km towards Amakhala Game Reserve (see road signs of various lodges along the way).
Children: 12+ are welcome.
GPS coordinates: -33.539637, 26.034739
View the Amakhala Game Reserves Policies
Bush Lodge offers Wifi in public areas by the main lodge.
$ 413 | € 371 | £ 320
* Rates based on today’s exchange rate
** Conservation Levy