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Woodbury Lodge, situated on the beautiful Amakhala Game Reserve only some 75km from Port Elizabeth, is spectacularly set against a cliff above the Bushmans River valley. It offers an intimate and tranquil experience of the Eastern Cape riverine bushveld at its best.

Opened by the Gush family in 1999, Woodbury Lodge is an intimate, family-run lodge on Amakhala Game Reserve. Many of our staff at Woodbury Lodge have grown up in the area and take pride in ensuring that your African safari experience is a memorable one.

- Spectacular scenery
- Warm hospitality
- Big Five game viewing
- Delicious food & drink (all inclusive)
- Malaria free

Accommodation at Woodbury Lodge:
Guests are accommodated in seven comfortable stoneandthatch sleeping lodges, surrounded by indigenous trees alive with birdsong. Each room has air conditioning, ensuite bathrooms with heated floors and a private deck with magnificent views over the plains. Within the portfolio are two family lodges which sleep up to four guests, allowing families to enjoy the African bush together. The seclusion of each suite, along with the design of the bathrooms and individual outdoor relaxation areas, enable our visitors to enjoy the unique setting and breath-taking views at their leisure.

The dining area and lounge are perfectly positioned with expansive decks overlooking the Woodbury plains, taking centre stage for unforgettable sunrises or evening drinks around the fire under the African stars.

- Woodbury Lodge offers Wifi in public areas by the main lodge.
- Night drives, guided bush walks and Horse Trails available at an additional cost.

Rooms and Units Available:

Family King/twin Rooms
Family Rooms with ensuite bathrooms, airconditioning and viewing decks. Bathrooms have bath, shower and underfloor heating. Includes partitioned off room with two single beds for children.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 4 Adults

King/Twin Rooms
Double or Twin rooms with ensuite bathrooms, airconditioning and viewing decks. Bathrooms have bath, shower and underfloor heating.
Amount of similar units: 5
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Laundry Service
Bar on the Premises
Curio Shop
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Communal Satellite TV
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

-  Less than 30 days prior to arrival - 25% cancellation fee
-  Less than 14 days prior to arrival - 50% cancellation fee
-  Less than 48 hours prior to arrival - 100% cancellation fee


Take the N2 from Port Elizabeth to Grahamstown. Approximately 75 kilometers, cross the Bushmans River and turn right at the thatched Woodbury Lodge signposted entrance. Continue through the Reserve, following the signs to Woodbury Lodge.

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  • Guests Rating: (1)
  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM