Bush Lodge

Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of Amakhala Game Reserve


Nestled in the heart of Amakhala Game Reserve, Bush Lodge offers a unique safari escape just 45 minutes east of Port Elizabeth. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, the lodge provides an intimate wood, canvas, and thatch setting, blending rustic charm with luxury. Guests can explore the diverse wildlife, including the Big 5, across the hills and plains of Amakhala. The reserve’s spectacular scenery invites immersive experiences, from sundowner canoe safaris to cheese and wine boat cruises, ensuring an unforgettable journey into the African wilderness.

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Plunge Pool
  • Outside Shower
  • Heater
  • Safe
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

What to Expect

The 5-star Bush Lodge provides a rustic luxury tented bush camp experience, featuring discreetly positioned en-suite, tented, and thatched suites overlooking a wildlife watering point. Each suite boasts a private viewing deck with an intimate plunge pool, air conditioning (hot & cold), a fireplace, large oval bath, and outdoor shower. The main lodge offers luxurious dining, splendid lounge areas, and an expansive viewing deck with panoramic game-filled plains views. Guests can unwind around the outdoor fireplace under the African star-scape. Bush Lodge ensures an immersive safari with twice-daily expeditions using open 4×4 safari vehicles, making it a perfect retreat for those seeking personal attention and an unforgettable safari experience.


King/ Twin Luxury Safari Tent

Nestled in the heart of the reserve at the upper reaches of an expansive valley, our Double Luxury Tents command views of a wildlife watering point beneath the expansive sky. Featuring charming thatched roofs, canvas walls, and polished wooden floors, each tent seamlessly blends into its natural surroundings.


Luxury Safari Family Tent

Perched boldly in the heart of the bush at the top of an expansive valley, our Family Luxury Tents offer enchanting views of a vibrant watering point. Featuring a kingsize bed with a luxurious bath in the main room and twin beds in the second room with its own toilet, each tent is a haven of comfort and adventure.

Safari Game Drives

Immerse yourself in the heart of Africa with our Big 5 Safari Adventure on the malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve in South Africa’s Eastern Cape.

During your stay, you’ll enjoy both morning and evening game drives, departing from your lodge. These excursions are led by knowledgeable and professional rangers, and you’ll traverse Amakhala Game Reserve in open Land Rovers. Here, you can reconnect with nature, explore the diverse wildlife, rich vegetation, and dramatic Eastern Cape landscapes. 


  • Pool
  • Bar
  • Malaria Free
  • Restaurant
  • Mobile Connectivity
  • Laundry Service
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