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  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 5 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge
  • Malaria Area: Yes
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 12:00 AM Check-out: 12:00 AM
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The Bush Lodge, a Game Lodge positioned in the bush at the top end of an open valley in the Amakhala Game Reserve offers en-suite, tented and thatched suites overlooking a wild life watering point with big sky views.

A far cry from the average safari experience, the Bush Lodge provides undivided, personal attention ensuring your stay is pleasurable and unforgettable.

Rustic luxury tented bush camp.

5-Star Bush Lodge is discreetly positioned in the bush at the top end of an open valley in the reserve, each of the superlative en-suite, tented and thatched suites overlooks a watering point with big sky views. Each suite has a secluded private viewing deck with intimate plunge pool. Within the spacious interior hot and cold air-conditioning, an atmospheric fireplace, large oval bath and romantic alfresco double showers make this the perfect bush retreat.

The main lodge offers luxurious dining, splendid lounge areas and an expansive viewing deck with magnificent views of game-filled plains. Evenings are spent around the outdoor fireplace admiring the unspoilt African star-scape. The guest reception is at the colonial Reed Valley Inn, from where guests are transferred into the reserve to enjoy the comfort and elegance of the tented accommodation. Bush Lodge offers twice-daily expeditions by open 4x4 safari vehicles.

Accommodation at Bush Lodge:
All buildings are thatched roofs, tented walls and have wooden floors. The main building has a large, comfortable lounge, dining area, pub and a 96m2 deck with outdoor and indoor fire place. Each of the eight tents have an open deck with plunge pool, air conditioning (hot & cold), fire place, large oval bath and outdoor shower.

Bush Lodge offers Wifi in public areas by the main lodge & in all rooms.

Clothing and Accessories:

What to bring:
* Comfortable clothes (warm jackets)
* Good walking shoes
* Sunglasses 
* Hat 
* Sunscreen 


* Bush Walks 
* Horse-riding 

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation less than 30 days prior to arrival - 25% cancellation fee.
Cancellation less than 14 days prior to arrival - 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to arrival - 100% cancellation fee.
Facilities & Services available:
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Curio Shop
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding

Bush Lodge is a Game Lodge in Amakhala Game Reserve Eastern Cape South Africa

From Port Elizabeth take the N2 towards Grahamstown. Approximately 50 km from Port Elizabeth is an intersection, keep left on the N2 towards Grahamstown. From the intersection travel for a further 13km towards Amakhala Game Reserve (see road signs of various lodges along the way).

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Children Policy

Children 12 years and older are welcomed at Bush Lodge an will be charged an adult per person sharing rate. Booking with children 6+ will be considered, but is solely at the owners discretion and will be charged adult per person sharing rate. 

Rooms and Units Available at Bush Lodge

Rooms & Tents 
8 Rustic Luxury Tents 
All buildings are thatched roofs, tented walls and have wooden floors.
Standard features in all rooms 
* Private Plunge Pools 
* Separate Toilets 
* Full en-suite Bathrooms
* Outdoor shower 
* Bathrobes
* Mini Bar 
* Tea & Coffee Facilities 
* Hair Dryer 
* Safe in room
* Air-Conditioning Fans 
* Fire Place 

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