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Reviewed March 27, 2018

this was the highlights of our recent south Africa trip doing the garden route. We stayed in a safari tent which despite our original concerns was excellent for three nights. We had a fantastic time doing the two game drives each day and one on...More

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Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded April 9, 2018

Hi there, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're really glad you chose Bukela Game Lodge and managed to experience the wonderful Amakhala Game Reserve. We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to the rest of the team, it really makes our...More

Reviewed March 27, 2018

This was our last stay in a Trailfinders "Unique and Boutique" fly-drive collection. What a fitting way to finish! Many other reviews give details of the setting (glad it was a rental car for the last 1.5km in the game reserve!), the welcome, the comfort...More

Thank Elton_Bear
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded April 9, 2018

Hi there, we can't tell you enough how lovely it is to hear such great comments of your trip to Bukela, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We're very glad to hear that your stay was such a wonderful...More

Reviewed March 24, 2018

After turning off the main road (N2) and through the security gate, even though we were on a public road, we realised we were actually inside the Game Reserve, as a group of giraffes greeted us a few metres from the road side. After ca...More

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Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded March 27, 2018

Hi there, thank you so much for the wonderful review! We're really glad you chose Bukela Game Lodge and managed to experience the wonderful Amakhala Game Reserve. We're proud to have been able to exceed your expectations. We'll be sure to pass on your compliments...More

Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and had the BEST time! The tent was incredible and the game drives were a highlight of our whole trip. Thanks to Jonno our guide who was so knowledgeable and friendly. Ty for making us laugh so much (and rescuing...More

Thank Nicola T
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded March 27, 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for your review. It's great to hear such positive feedback from our guests. Game drives are certainly one of the most exciting things about being at the lodge, and with Rangers like ours, you are certain to learn a...More

Reviewed March 23, 2018

My husband and I spent 3 glorious days at Butel’s Game Lodge in March 2018 and would highly recommend it. We stayed in a luxury tent, which was very private, extremely comfortable and met all our needs, incl super king size bed, shower, bath, log...More

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Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded March 27, 2018

Wow thank you so much for the wonderful praises! It was such a pleasure reading about your experience at Bukela Game Lodge and the Amakhala Game Reserve. Our unfenced lodge always provides surprise visits from the wildlife around us. We hope to see you again...More

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PrimKent
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Lorna M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know ... In Bukela everything was included. Drives .. all food and all drinks including alcohol.Tips for the rangers taking the drives are expected and hotel staff of course.
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l2pstuart
February 5, 2018|
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Response from nativelondoner | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only just saw this so it may be too late. We had a rental car so I don't know the cost of a taxi. From lodge to centre of PE is about 1 hr 15 mins by car.
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roses12016
November 18, 2017|
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Response from 100roaringlions | Property representative |
Hi there, we are thrilled to hear that you will be staying with us in May next year! We do provide hairdryers in the rooms. This is located in the drawer of the dressing table in your suite for your convenience.
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"The tents are loveley"
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"Lodge accommodation was very spacious with a lovely private deck to sit and watch birds and wildlife."
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"All the Tented and Thatched Lodges are perfection and set far apart so totally private"
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