Hlosi Game Lodge
Amakhala Game Reserve
Hlosi Game Lodge invites you to share understated luxury, to warm to true African hospitality, and find a restful intimacy in the Eastern Cape bushveld. Elephant herds line the horizon and cheetah settle silently in the long grass.
Situated in the 7,200 hectare Amakhala Game Reserve, and encompassing some of the most breathtaking scenery and ecosystems in the region, the reserve is divided by the N2 main highway. An abundance of game species roam the reserve including lion, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, giraffe and rhino.
A visit to a private game reserve can rank as one of life's most defining moments, and Hlosi Game Lodge endeavors to do just that. Guests can enjoy morning and evening safaris in open 4x4 Land Rovers (with a spotlight after dark), or choose to do a full day out in the bush, stopping for a picnic lunch, canoe trip on the Bushmans River for wonderful birding, a guided walk, or even tracking some of the larger species in the reserve.
With only 6 suites and 8 luxury tents the lodge creates an intimate, personal game-viewing experience for guests. Watch breathlessly from the privacy of your own viewing deck or luxurious deep-soaking tub at the array of wildlife and bird life from a safe and comfortable distance. The lodge is also perfect for families with small children - the Family Suites have 2 bedrooms, both en-suite, which open onto a central lounge area with outside deck and an indoor kitchenette with a microwave and small fridge, and the Family Tents have 2 bedrooms with one family bathroom, and 3 viewing decks.
The main lodge includes elegant lounge and dining areas, and a splendid bar overlooking the swimming pool and waterhole.
|Our standard rates for a Luxury Family Safari Tent|
|1 September 2017 to 30 September 2017||GBP £ 215 US$ 281 ZAR 3,650 EUR 236||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 October 2017 to 30 November 2017||GBP £ 276 US$ 362 ZAR 4,700 EUR 304||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 December 2017 to 14 December 2017||GBP £ 276 US$ 362 ZAR 4,700 EUR 304||pps||Standard Rate (1-2)||1 to 2 nights|
|1 December 2017 to 14 December 2017||GBP £ 276 US$ 362 ZAR 4,700 EUR 304||pps||Stay Pay (3/2)||3+ nights|
|15 December 2017 to 15 January 2018||GBP £ 297 US$ 389 ZAR 5,050 EUR 327||pps||Standard Rate||2+ nights|
|16 January 2018 to 30 April 2018||GBP £ 276 US$ 362 ZAR 4,700 EUR 304||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 May 2018 to 30 June 2018||GBP £ 235 US$ 308 ZAR 4,000 EUR 259||pps||Stay Pay (3/2)||3+ nights|
|1 May 2018 to 30 June 2018||GBP £ 235 US$ 308 ZAR 4,000 EUR 259||pps||Standard Rate (1-2)||1 to 2 nights|
|1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018||GBP £ 235 US$ 308 ZAR 4,000 EUR 259||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 October 2018 to 14 December 2018||GBP £ 312 US$ 409 ZAR 5,310 EUR 344||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|15 December 2018 to 28 February 2019||GBP £ 333 US$ 436 ZAR 5,660 EUR 366||pps||Standard Rate||2+ nights|
|1 March 2019 to 30 April 2019||GBP £ 312 US$ 409 ZAR 5,310 EUR 344||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
Prices are on a per person sharing basis (pps).Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.
All meals; all drinks (excluding premium drinks); and 2 shared game drives per day. Guided walks on request.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request. Children 6 years and under are not allowed on normal game drives, but special 'Kiddies' game drives are available. Children over 6 are allowed on game drives at the discretion of the ranger. Baby sitters are available on request.
Valid: 1 December 2017 - 14 December 2017.
Stay for 3 nights for the price of 2 at selected lodges and camp in the Amakhala Game Reserve.More Properties On This Offer
Valid: 1 May 2018 - 30 June 2018.
Stay for 3 nights for the price of 2 at Bukela Lodge, Hlosi and Woodbury Lodge in the Amakhala Game Reserve.More Properties On This Offer
A wide range of activities are available at dedicated times throughout the day. The Children's Coordinator will meet parents and children on arrival, to explain what activities are available, and schedule children's activities during guests' stay. Together with parents, a programme is tailored to suit weather, children's ages and availability of specialist staff for specific activities, which can include:
Kids Camp Safari – Get to know all the special secret places in the Camp. Your Ranger will show you where the frogs, special insects and cool plants hang out. You'll also learn to spot animal tracks.
Picnic in the bush – Head out with your Ranger for a kids-only picnic in the bush. Enjoy your kids safari treats, check out the beautiful plants, birds and insects, and see if you can be the first one to spot an animal.
Safari Cooks – Join the team of Chefs and Cooks to make your own safari pizza, safari bread and safari cookies. Bring your artistic talents and hungry tummies to this afternoon activity.
Safari Art - Make your own bush craft art, including beaded bracelets, cards and hanging mobiles. Learn how to make your own safari play dough, and make your own African animal shapes.
Treasure Hunt – Follow a map to find the secret treasure. Learn how to use a compass, the sun and the natural environment, to find your way. Look out for Pirates!
Face Painting - Have your face painted to look like your favourite animal.
Stargazing Safari – Watch the weather forecast for the best night for stargazing with your Ranger. Get snuggled up under a blanket with your hot chocolate and learn to spot all the different constellations in the African sky.
Swimming – Enjoy a fun day in the sun at the beautiful pool. Watch out for the elephants coming for a drink!
Kids Camp Out (6 years and above) – Come to a pyjama party in the Main Lodge: sit around the fire, toast marshmallows, play games, tell stories and sleep in the Lodge with your Ranger.
Hlosi Kids Chill Room – When you've had enough of listening to the grown-ups, enjoy your own chill out room with kids' books, toys and games, Playstation, Satellite TV with DVD.
Hlosi Kids Activity Book – Take some time with a cold drink to do the puzzles, crosswords, stories, secret codes, drawing in and colouring activities in your very own activity book.
Children 0-11 are accommodated on game drives, subject to the discretion of the Ranger. Children 6 years and over are permitted on game drives to view predators in the Northern Territories of the Reserve. The Hlosi Kids Safari activities are available to all children aged three and over. For younger children, a babysitting service is available at an additional cost. All swimming activities must be supervised by parents at all times.
Hlosi Game Lodge Location
Directions For Drivers
From Port Elizabeth: About 67 km from Port Elizabeth on the N2 to Grahamstown, turn right on the R342. This entrance is gated and you will need to sign in. Continue 4 km until you see the sign for Hlosi, turn right and continue to the lodge.
General Information For Guests
Each suite has air-conditioning, an en-suite bathroom with spa bath and shower, outside courtyard with outdoor shower, mini bar fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, room safe, underfloor heating, fire place and private verandah.
The lodge has a communal swimming pool, an elegant lounge and dining area, a library, and a bar overlooking the swimming pool and waterhole.
Babysitting and massage therapist services are available (additional cost).
The camp is fenced.
A nice alternative during lengthy stays on the Amakhala Game Reserve is the river cruise. The boat meanders down the Bushman’s river, beaming with incredible bird and plant life. The cruise is between 30 to 40 minutes to be enjoyed at your leisure with mouth-watering snacks and ice cold beverages. All river cruises are made by prior arrangement.
Credit cards are accepted.
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