In the 'hood, Amakhala as a destination

The Amakhala Game Reserve is named after the Xhosa word meaning Aloes, the prolific indigenous plant found in this uniquely diverse province. Steeped in history and beauty, this 6000-hectare game reserve creates an ideal environment for an unforgettable safari and an intimate experience of the varied landscape, including breathtaking views of the Bushman's River. Amakhala Game Reserve offers ... cont.

Amakhala Game Reserve, Paterson / Greater Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Bukela Game Lodge

Bukela Game Lodge is situated in the Amakhala Game Reserve which consists of a 6000 ha of acacia grassland and Easten Cape valley-bushveld, approximately 25km in-land from the Indian Ocean. Situated, off a main route (N2) the reserve is within 70km distance from a national airport (Port Elizabeth). Shamwari is on the north side of Bukela. The Addo Elephant Park is 20 minutes drive from Bukela.

From Port Elizabeth
Follow the N2 from Port Elizabeth to Grahamstown (+- 70km).
Turn RIGHT onto the R342 to Alexandria (Karl Landman Monument). DO NOT take the R342 to Paterson. The right hand turn onto the R342 is exactly 3km further down the N2.
Go through the security gate.
Follow the signs to Bukela Game Lodge (+-7.5km turn right)

Amenities in the area

  • Airport (100 km)


  • Cultural experiences
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Rhino / Elephant tracking

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