Our Policies


1. RATES: Rates are per person per night sharing

Tel: +27 41 450 5658 or +27 82 659 1796
Email: reservations@amakhala.co.za / reservations2@amakhala.co.za / centralres@amakhala.co.za

3. CHECK-IN TIME: 13h00 - 14h00 
    CHECK-OUT TIME: all lodges 11am, except Safari Lodge which is 12pm

*Adults: R140 per person per night
*Children 3-11yrs: R70 per child per night
*Children 0-2yrs: No Charge
*Applicable to all bookings with a stay date before 30 September 2023

*Adults: R 160 per person per night
*Children 3–11 years: R 80 per child per night
*Children 0–2 years: No charge 
*Applicable to all bookings made from 1 March 2022, with a stay date between 01 October 2023 and 31 August 2024


  • 30% for all lodges except for Bush Lodge, Safari Lodge & HillsNek which is 50%. 
  • Single supplement over peak season is 100% for all lodges

6. PEAK SEASON: Minimum 2-night stay and room rate for single occupancy (100% single supplement)

7. INCLUSIONS: Accommodation, meals, selected house beverages and 2 game drives per day

8. EXCLUSIONS: Premium branded beverages, transfers, telephone calls, laundry and any items of a personal nature

9. AIRPORT TRANSFERS: Available at additional cost.


  • *Children 0-2yrs (no charge) may share a room with parents at our child friendly lodges with no supplement charge for the use of a cot.
  • *Children 3-11yrs (50% of adult sharing rate) may share selected rooms with parents at our child friendly lodges
  • *Children staying in a room by themselves will be charged the full adult rates


Bukela Lodge and Bush Lodge  12+ years welcome 
Hlosi Lodge  All ages welcome (Children's Programme)
HillsNek Safari Camp  6+ years welcome
Woodbury Lodge   6+ years welcome
Leeuwenbosch Country House   All ages welcome 
Woodbury Tented Camp   6+ years welcome
Quatermain's 1920's Safari Camp   12+ years welcome
Safari Lodge   9+ years welcome


  • *Children 6 yrs and over will automatically be included in game drive activities
  • *Children 5 yrs and younger will only be included subject to specific lodge policy. Alternatively, a private game vehicle can be booked at an additional cost, subject to availability during the time of stay
  • *Hlosi & Leeuwenbosch offer private vehicles on request, subject to availability at an additional cost

13. TRIPLE OCCUPANCY: A person 12yrs and older may share with 2 adults at selected lodges, the full sharing adult rate will apply for the third person.

14. PAYMENT POLICY: In Full 30 Days prior to arrival, unless the supplier has an authorised 30-day account facility with the Amakhala Game Reserve.

15. GUIDE & DRIVER POLICY: A guide or driver staying in lodge rooms will be charged the applicable single/sharing rates.

16. COVID-19 CANCELLATION POLICY **Current until 30 September 2022:

  • Up to 48 hours prior to arrival: No cancellation penalties 
  • 48 hours prior to arrival: 80% 
  • No Show: 100% 

COVID-19 CANCELLATION: In cases where a guest is prevented from taking up their booking due to any governmental regulation, such as closure of borders or any medical incident relating to COVID19 (medical proof required), all cancellation costs will be waived and all monies will be refunded. This applies to all bookings up to 48 hours of arrival. For any non-Covid related cancellations the standard cancellation terms will apply. The Amakhala Game Reserve retains the right to amend terms without prior notice.

17. STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY **1 October 2022 – 30 September 2023: 

  • 29-15 days prior to arrival: 25%
  • 14-03 days prior to arrival: 50%
  • 48 hours prior to arrival: 80%
  • No show: 100%

18: All rates are in South African Rands and include 15% VAT

19:  No Tourism Levies are charged at present

20:  All guests are required to sign an indemnity form on arrival

21: The Amakhala Game Reserve retains the right to admit any guest/s and furthermore retains the right to remove any guest whose behaviour impacts negatively on other guests and / or staff.

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