Amakhala Game Reserve is a must visit if you’re seeking a safari adventure in the malaria-free Eastern Cape. The game reserve boasts incredible luxury accommodation, excellent activities and unforgettable wildlife encounters.
Amakhala promises a unique and fantastic safari adventure. There is no better destination for a memorable and excellent African holiday. View the brilliant activities you can enjoy at the Amakhala Game Reserve here.
Amakhala is home to many African animals, including the Big 5 – consisting of the lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard. Giraffe, zebra, cheetah, antelope, monkeys and a variety of birds can also be spotted at Amakhala. You can view all these incredible animals on game drives.
Game drives take place in the morning and evening. This means that you’ll have a good opportunity to spot different animals. Trained guides will take you out on these thrilling game drives. The guides know exactly where to find the best animals, and they can tell you everything you need to know about these creatures. The game drives usually last about three to four hours to allow you to see the best of what the bush has to offer. The reserve is home to five of the seven biomes found in South Africa, including savannah, thicket and bushveld. The diversity of the environment means there is a large and diverse number of species that you can encounter.
Safari Boat Cruise
A safari boat cruise is perfect if you are looking for something different as well as relaxing. Luxury boat cruises on the Bushman’s River afford excellent views of the wildlife and the beautiful birds of the reserve.
The river is home to plenty of fish and acts as the heartbeat of the reserve, where animals frequent. Enjoy refreshments on board while you relax and take in the stunning view.
Guided Bush Walk
Another unique activity is a guided bush walk. A bush walk is a popular activity where guests hike through the stunning bushveld with a trained guide. On a bush walk, you’ll see small mammals and insects and learn some fascinating facts about these creatures.
Born Free Foundation
If you wish to explore more, the Amakhala Game Reserve offers excursions to neighbouring reserves. You can visit the renowned Addo Elephant Park and Shamwari Game Reserve. Experience stunning safari activities at both of the reserves as well as fine dining. Shamwari also offers trips to their Born Free Foundation. These excursions are available to you if you stay at Amakhala’s Safari Lodge, Quatermains Camp or Carnarvon Dale.