Secluded stone-and-thatch luxury lodge in Amakhala Game Reserve

Opened by the Gush family in 1999, Woodbury Lodge is an intimate, family-run lodge on Amakhala Game Reserve. Many of our staff at Woodbury Lodge have grown up in the area and take pride in ensuring that your African safari experience is a memorable one. Woodbury Lodge offers a secluded base from which to experience exciting Big 5 game viewing in the heart of the Eastern Cape bushveld. Nestled discreetly against a cliff in the lush riverine bush, the Lodge offers spectacular views of the Bushman’s River valley. Guests are accommodated in 7 comfortable stone–and–thatch sleeping lodges, surrounded by indigenous trees alive with birdsong. Each room has air conditioning, en–suite bathrooms with heated floors and a private deck with magnificent views over the plains. Within the portfolio are 2 family lodges that sleep up to 4 guests, allowing families to enjoy the African bush together. The seclusion of each suite, along with the design of the bathrooms and individual outdoor relaxation areas, enable our visitors to enjoy the unique setting and breathtaking views at their leisure. The dining area and lounge are perfectly positioned with expansive decks overlooking the Woodbury plains, taking centre stage for unforgettable sunrises or evening drinks around the fire under the African stars.

Stay Location

Facilities

 3.4
Sustainability Rating
Environmental Impact
3
Economic Impact
3.9
Socio-cultural Impact
3.3

Best time to go to Amakhala Game Reserve

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January to May are the best months to visit this part of the country. Thanks to mild temperatures, and the oceanic climate, it won’t feel too hot or too cold. Wind and rain is also generally at a minimum, making it the perfect season for daily game drives. The area is rather humid, making the overall temperature edge on the tropical side. August until December is also just as pleasant as things become warmer after winter.

Rooms

Family King/twin Rooms

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4

King/Twin

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