Day Safaris

Self drive to Amakhala Game Reserve for a guided Day Safari!

Feel the heartbeat and rhythm of Africa as you become part of a Big 5 Day Safari Adventure. Experience authentic, wild Africa with a day safari on the malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve, situated only a 45 minute drive from Port Elizabeth. 

Guided by an experienced ranger on an open cruiser, we offer visitors breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable wildlife sightings, including: The Big 5, Black Wildebeest, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra and numerous other antelope. 

Our day safaris depart from Leeuwenbosch Country House or Hlosi Game Lodge, both situated on the expansive Amakhala Game Reserve. 

Day Safari Special Offer 

Self-drive to Amakhala Game Reserve for a guided day safari. 

Fill the cruiser with up to 10 people and enjoy a day safari for less. 
Usual rate: R1,700 per adult | R850 per child.

Valid: 01 January 2021 - 19 December 2022
*Children 6 - 11 years: R 300 per child

2 people 

R 900 per person 

3 - 5 people

R 700 per person 

6 - 10 people 

R 500 per person 

Call our reservations team on +27 (0)41 450 5658 or email

Hlosi Game Lodge
- Meet at 9h00 for orientation
Leeuwenbosch Country House 
- Meet at the lodge at 9h00 for orientation 

What to Expect:
Morning game drive
2 local beverages (cash bar is also available)
Delicious lunch upon return 

Child Policy:
Children 6 years plus welcome. 
Maximum of 2 children per adult per booking. 

Cancellation Policy:
• More than 7 days – no cancellation fee
• 7 days or less – 25% cancellation fee
• 3 days or less – 50% cancellation fee
• 48 hours or less – 100% cancellation fee

T's & C's Apply: 
Bookings are essential and must be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance.
Minimum requirement of 2 adults per confirmation.

How to Book:


Call: +27 (0) 41 450 5658

Add on a Boat Cruise 

Feeling adventurous? Why don't you add on a 1 hour boat cruise along the majestic Bushman's River, the lifeblood of the reserve? Spot Big 5 on the riverbanks, keep your eyes peeled for a wide variety of endemic bird species, and scan for hippos in the water. 

*Subject to availability. 
*Due to the current drought and the low water level, our boat is not operational at present. 


Leeuwenbosch Country House: Hlosi Game Lodge:
Directions to Leeuwenbosch Country House:
  • Follow the N2 from Port Elizabeth to Grahamstown (+- 60km) - on right hand side.
  • About 2km after the R342 turn-off to Paterson
  • and about 1km before the R342 Karel Landman right hand turn-off.
  • Follow the road to Leeuwenbosch.
Directions to the main gate at Hlosi Game Lodge: 
  • Follow the N2 from Port Elizabeth to Grahamstown (+- 70km).
  • DO NOT take the R342 (left) to Paterson. The right hand turn onto the R342 is exactly 3km further down the N2.
  • Turn RIGHT onto the R342 to Alexandria (Karel Landman Monument).
  • Go through the security gate and park your car here
  • You will be met by a private guide and a safari vehicle for the adventure to commence!

Easily accessible from Port Elizabeth, Grahamstown and Addo, the Day Safaris run daily. Transfers may be arranged.

A taste of what to expect:

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