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    Hlosi Game Lodge at Almakhala

    Almakhala Game Reserve is a truly special place with a relaxing atmosphere and warm hospitality. Hlosi Game Lodge is the perfect place for family safari holidays or those who prefer to experience the wild, without forgoing life’s luxuries. With six suites and 8 luxury safari tents, Hlosi Game Lodge offers a unique and intimate Eastern Cape safari with personal game viewing experiences. The lodges elegant lounge is a sophisticated space for relaxation, while the dining area, bar, and pool overlook a waterhole frequented by game.  The outdoor boma is host to traditional bush barbecues and festive starlight dining.  Units are all en-suite offering private verandas with magnificent landscape views. Hlosi Game Lodge is fenced providing peace of mind, especially for families with small children and visits to the nearby Addo Elephant National Park can be arranged on request for longer staying guests.

     

    The Amakhala Game Reserve is a malaria-free, private game reserve spanning over 8500 hectares of African landscape in the Eastern Cape. The family-run game reserve is home to a variety of lodges and is known for its magnificent fauna, breath-taking views, and unforgettable wildlife encounters. With preservation of the natural environment and conservation of wildlife high on their priority list, Amakhala’s game rangers are experts in their field and incredibly passionate about providing quality safari experiences to all guests.  Their knowledge and enthusiasm for nature shine through as they guide, educate, and entertain you through Big 5 territory.  The reserve hosts five of South Africa’s eight biomes making it ideal for a diverse selection of wildlife and indigenous flora.  Besides lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo, you will also see an abundance of other wildlife such as giraffe, cheetah, zebra, wildebeest, and various antelope species. The Bushman’s River runs through the reserve attracting a bright variety of remarkable bird species. Here, you can enjoy cruises along the Bushman’s River on a boat safari, viewing birds and wildlife from the water.

    Activities

    • Day & night game drives
    • Bushwalks
    • Birding
    • River cruises
    • Spa treatments
    • Cruises / Boat safari’s
    • Horse Trails
    • Star gazing

    Highlights

    • Big five
    • Fossil site
    • Conservation Program
    • 4 star accommodation
    • Bushman’s River

    Closest airport

    Port Elizabeth Airport – 76km

    Children policy

    Children of all ages are welcome, however children under More Details 6 years are not allowed on the game drives unless a private vehicle is booked. Private vehicles are subject to availability.

    • Children 0-2 yrs may share a room with parents complimentary with the use of a cot
    • Children 3-11 yrs pay 50% of the adult sharing rate
    • Children staying in a room by themselves will be charges the full adult rates
    Less Details

    Included

    2 Game drives daily and all meals.

    Excluded

    Drinks, additional activities, laundry and transfers.

    Seasons

    Low: 01 May – 30 September

    High: 01 October – 19 December

    & 11 January 21 – 31st January

    Peak: 21 December – 10 January

    & 01 February – 28 February

    Terms & conditions

    • Rates are per person sharing, per night
    • Single supplement of 30% applicable and 100% over peak season
    • Rates displayed are valid to 3o Sep 2023
    • A booking for a minimum of 3 guests is required for family suites

    Accommodation Options

    Lodge Suites

    Sleeps 2 Adults

    Lodge suites are all en-suite offering a lounge area, bar fridge, private verandah, air conditioning, heating, luxurious bathtub with views, and an outside courtyard with alfresco shower.

    Refer to seasons and T&C's above

    Peak season $ 428 per per person, per night
    High Season $ 373 per person, per night
    Low Season $ 302 per person, per night

    Luxury safari tents

    Sleeps 2 Adults

    Luxury safari tents are all en-suite offering a lounge area, bar fridge, private verandah, air conditioning, heating, luxurious bathtub with views, and an outside courtyard with alfresco shower.

    Refer to seasons and T&C's above

    Peak season $ 428 per per, per night
    High Season $ 373 per person, per night
    Low Season $ 302 per person, per night

    2-roomed family suite

    Sleeps 2 Adults, 2 children

    Family suites are all 2 bedroom units offering a lounge area, bar fridge, private verandah, air conditioning, heating, luxurious bathtub with views, and an outside courtyard with alfresco shower.

    Refer to seasons and T&C's above

    Peak season $ 428 per per, per night
    High Season $ 373 per person, per night
    Low Season $ 302 per person, per night

    Enquire at Hlosi Game Lodge

    Contact us or book now!

    Getting there

    By Road

    The reserve is a 1-hour drive from Port Elizabeth or a 9-hour drive from Cape Town, both on the scenic N2 highway. Driving from Cape Town takes you through the Garden Route for approximately 816km from which you will turn to the reserve entrance.

     

    Flying

    Flights from all major centres in South Africa to Port Elizabeth airport.

     

    Flight Duration

    • Cape Town to Port Elizabeth: 1 hour 10 minutes
    • Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth: 1 hour 35 minutes
    • Durban to Port Elizabeth: 1 hour 20 minutes