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Amakhala Bush Lodge
is located the Shamwari
area of the Eastern Cape
region of South Africa
+ large private wildlife reserve
+ significant conservation project
+ attractive landscapes
+ full range of wildlife
+ intimate lodge
+ health spa
+ decent swimming pool
+ good range of activities
+ conservation centre
+ off-road driving
Situated within the Amakhala fenced reserve which runs alongside the N2 highway for around 15km, to an average depth of only 3km. It largely comprises reclaimed farmland and is reasonably well stocked with game.
Set at the head of a valley around 1.5km off the N2, this luxury camp has four tented rooms with aircon, fireplace and plunge pool. Stone and thatch public areas include lounge and dining room opening out onto a campfire terrace with broad views.
Activities include vehicle safaris and spa treatments.
- safari here is relatively tame
- fenced reserve
- reclaimed farmland
- proximity of the main N2 highway
- proximity of human habitation
- lions enclosed in separate fenced area
Amakhala Bush Lodge is a comfortable lodge providing a reasonably non-malarial safari experience on this modest reserve.