Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve

5.0 star property
Adults-only lodge with 2 outdoor pools and full-service spa

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Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve

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Luxury King Suite  | 1 bedroom, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Bar (on property)
Game drive

Overview of Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve

8.2 out of 10 Very Good
8.2/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • All inclusive
  • Spa
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
Amakhala Game Reserve, Paterson, Eastern Cape

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAmakhala Game Reserve1 min walk

Room options

Luxury Safari Tent

  • 484 sq ft
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Luxury King Suite

  • 484 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Luxury King/Twin Suite

  • 484 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

About this area


Located in Paterson, Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve is in a national park. While the natural beauty of Amakhala Game Reserve and Shamwari Game Reserve can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can check out Bushman Sands Golf Club.

What's nearby

  • Amakhala Game Reserve - 1 min walk

Getting around

  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 73 min drive

About this property

Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve

5-star luxury lodge in a national park
Free continental breakfast, game and wildlife viewing, and a poolside bar are just a few of the amenities provided at Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve. Treat yourself to a massage at the onsite spa. Free WiFi in public areas is available to all guests, along with a terrace and a firepit.
Other perks include:
  • 2 outdoor pools with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • A safari, a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge), and a gift shop
  • Smoke-free premises, coffee/tea in the lobby, and game drive on site
Room features
All 14 rooms offer comforts such as private hot tubs and air conditioning, as well as thoughtful touches like safes and minibars.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and free toiletries
  • Balconies or patios, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping

All inclusive details

All-inclusive room rates at Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge
  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast
  • A bar/lounge
  • A poolside bar
  • A restaurant
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Full-service spa
  • Game drive
  • Game viewing
  • Safari


  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service


  • Barbecue grill
  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • In a national park
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Full-service spa

  • Massage


  • No elevator


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Slippers
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Limited room service
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony/patio


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 1 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 3:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to take part in the afternoon game drive on their arrival day should check in before 2 PM.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 12 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 12 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: ZAR 210 per person, per night. This fee does not apply to children under 2 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 3000 per vehicle (return)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts major credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Guests under 12 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve Lodge
Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve Paterson
Bukela Game Lodge Paterson
Bukela Game Paterson
Bukela Lodge
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Frequently asked questions

Does Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.

How much does it cost to stay at Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve?

As of Sep 27, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve on Oct 1, 2023 start from $636.14, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve?

Check-in is from 1 PM - 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Does Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of ZAR 3000 per vehicle applies.

Are there all-inclusive benefits at Bukela Game Lodge Amakhala Game Reserve?

Some rate plans available at this property are all-inclusive.