South Africa, KZN

Amakhosi Big Five Game Reserve

From Original price was: R9,500.Current price is: R7,000.

Per person sharing


3 June 2024 - 9 July 2024

Travel outside of these dates may be subject to supplements and increases

2 Nights Brunch, High Tea & Dinner Great offer!

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Amakhosi, a King’s Pride;  Here, time belongs to the rhythm of a timeless African beat and guests also have their own private kingdom. Amakhosi is a majestic destination where imperial treatment is customary, where no day is the same. From scintillating night safaris to culinary delight, Amakhosi offers an African Safari holiday like no other.  Rated arguably, as the foremost service and luxury of the safari lodges in the Pongola district, Amakhosi is situated on the road to Nongoma where King Goodwill Zwelitini has his palaces.   Nestling along the banks of the Mkuze River in the Amakhosi Private Game Reserve, Amakhosi Safari Lodge gives new meaning to absolute luxury and royal bush experience.   Personal attention rules, from warm hand towels, sherry & smiles that greet guests to the plush comfort of the six palatial thatched chalets and two Umntwana Honeymoon Suites strung along the Mkuze River.  Each is angled for ultimate privacy and has a separate lounge, a seductive double bath with candles and a bedroom opening onto a viewing deck overlooking the river, some set with a personal plunge pool.


  • 2 Nights' at the 5-Star Amakhosi Safari Lodge in a shared River Suite

  • Brunch (late breakfast)

  • High tea (late lunch)

  • Dinner

  • Tea & coffee (game drive drinks)

  • Kids under 12 stay free when staying with an adult & includes a complimentary activity

  • 2 Game drives per day with qualified guides


  • Single supplements apply

  • Blackout dates apply

  • Anything not mentioned

  • Beverages

  • Travel Insurance (Highly recommended!)

  • Flights and airport taxes (Ask us - we can arrange this!)

  • transport to/from the Lodge (Ask us we can arrange this

  • R300 per suite per night conservation Levy

  • Minimum 2 nights stay

Amakhosi Big Five Game Reserve

Accommodation in the River suites: Six luxurious river suites capture nature through ceiling-high windows as well as private viewing decks across the river. Each suite accommodates two adults with an air conditioned lounge, bedroom, bathroom with a bath for two, separate shower as well as toilet, safe, bath robes, fully stocked mini-bar and a tea and coffee tray. Built in a shape of a Zulu shield and also decorated in a typical Zulu style with a colourful modern touch, all suites are easily accessible from the main lodge.

Activities Included:
Game Drives
Imagine close encounters with newborn cheetah cubs, or being the prime witness to a daring lion fight. Amakhosi guides are well qualified as well as extremely committed to the environment, and look forward to taking you on a journey of discovery where you are at one with your surroundings.
Walking Safaris
A walking safari brings you closer to the heartbeat of the bush, submitting yourself to the mercy of nature. Knowledgeable guides know exactly where to take their guests for exciting, yet safe encounters with pristine fauna and flora.

Frogging Safari
Game walks of a different kind. From November to March each year, when the rains come, Amakhosi invites guests to discover the fascinating world of amphibians. Night safaris with qualified guides take you deep into the bush to marvel the spectrum of colours and the loud calling of mating frogs.

A very powerful eagle, the Stephanoaetus coronatus, hunts mainly monkeys and small forest antelope. It kills by severing the vertebrae of its prey or will drive its very long dewclaw through the back of the monkey's skull. This Crowned Eagle prefers forest areas, but in the Amazulu Private Game Reserve it is also found in riverine forest. The reserve has three breeding pairs.

Bush Weddings
There is no substitute for getting married in the bush. From the moment the bride and groom arrive, until long after the ceremony, which is in one of the most beautiful areas of the reserve, they are in a dream world fit for a king and his queen. At AmaKhosi, competent staff take care of everything, all you have to do is arrive and say "I do".

Includes 2 Big 5 Safari drives daily

  • Conditions and validities apply.

  • This offer is subject to availability

  • Prices may change due to seasonal and exchange rate fluctuations

  • Visas may be necessary and Insurance is essential

  • Accommodation is per person sharing, unless otherwise specified

  • Errors and omissions in this offer are excepted
  • Subject to IGO Travel's general Conditions of Business

  • Excludes high season/school holidays, block out dates may apply

  • Block out periods do apply over long weekends and school holidays.

  • Selected dates apply, based on availability

  • Minimum 2 nights stay subject to availability
  • Why we like it

    Amakhosi, is a royal hideaway offering exceptional service and luxury, amidst the African landscapes and breathtaking big five wildlife of the Amakhosi private game reserve.