Big 5 Guided Day Safari at Amakhala Game Reserve

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Big 5 Guided Day Safari at Amakhala Game Reserve

What are we going to experience ?

Embark on a captivating Big 5 guided Day Safari adventure at the malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape.

Join us for a guided safari led by an experienced ranger on an open cruiser. Explore the stunning landscapes of the Eastern Cape in a malaria-free environment. Witness incredible wildlife sightings, including the Big 5, Black Wildebeest, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, and many other antelopes.

The Amakhala Game Reserve is named after the Xhosa word for "aloes," the abundant indigenous plant in the wonderfully diverse Eastern Cape province.

This safari experience lasts four hours and includes a three-hour guided game drive in an open game drive vehicle, with a short refreshment stop (2 local beverages with a cash bar available) After an amazing experience enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch at the main lodge before departing back to your accommodation or cruise ship.

Conveniently located just a short drive from Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) and Colchester, this private game reserve offers easy access for travellers seeking an authentic African safari experience.

Your Itinerary

  1. Collection from Your Accommodation or cruise terminal:
  • Arrive and check in from 09:00 or 10:00.
  • Arrival time depends on Lodge Availability.
  • Meet your guide/ranger.
  • Ensure you have all necessary equipment: cameras, batteries, jackets, binoculars, etc.

  1. Game Drive Experience with refreshment stop: 10:00 until 13:00
  • Encounter the Big 5, Black Wildebeest, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, and many other antelopes.
  • Enjoy the safari experience with your knowledgeable guide/ranger.
  • Stop for refreshments which include 2 local beverages (cash bar available)

  1. Delicious 2-course lunch: 13:00 until 14:00
  • After your game drive experience, return to the lodge for lunch.

  1. Conclusion:
  • After lunch, we will return to our vehicle and return to your accommodation or the cruise terminal.
Please Note:
  • Children 6 years plus are welcome.
  • A private game vehicle can be booked for groups with children under 6 years of age at a private rate.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Maximum of 2 children per adult per booking.

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Our Rates

Rates: ZAR and for Our International Guests

Min 2 Pax Per Person From R3475
Min 4 Pax Per Person From R2766

Please Note:
• Rates are in ZAR.
• Children 6 years plus are welcome.

Please Note: A self-drive option to the game reserve is also available. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for rates!

Precautionary Measures & Recommendations

  • Due to the climate of the Eastern Cape, we can experience extremes of both hot and cold in every season.
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Sun Glasses and Hats


  • Shuttle to and from accommodation or cruise terminal
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Airconditioned Vehicle
  • Game Drive
  • 2 Course Lunch
  • Selected Beverages
  • Qualified Nature Guide


  • Premium branded beverages
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Activities and stops not mentioned above

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