We are passionate about sharing our knowledge and understanding of the bush and its incredible wildlife with our guests.
HillsNek offers guests a diverse and flexible safari experience with a team of highly qualified and experienced rangers.
Each morning brings a new experience delivered by nature’s magic. Leaving HillsNek Safari Camp in an open game-viewing vehicle you will traverse over 18 000 acres weaving through 5 of the country’s 7 biomes.
The abundant wilderness of Amakhala Game Reserve preserves a complex and diverse ecosystem, providing habitat for over 60 different mammal species. The Bushman’s River winds its way through the reserve providing its life source of water to the myriad of wildlife and birdlife.
The dramatic and ever changing topography of Amakhala Game Reserve is host to an abundant tapestry of sights and sounds keeping one fixated on what one may see around the next turn of the game drive track.
The majestic lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and giraffe, cheetah and endangered white rhino make up some of the high profile species component. Amakhala Game Reserve is also home to substantial herds of plains game species including zebra, black wildebeest, red hartebeest, oryx and eland to name but a few.
A recorded bird list of over 250 species on the reserve allows for great land based birding and further birding can be enjoyed whilst cruising along the Bushman’s River.
As you reflect on the days sightings under a setting sun, the nocturnal species begin their foraging, from the secretive aardvark to the endangered brown hyena. The rangers spot-light scanning the closing night might highlight these lesser seen yet very interesting mammals as you make your way back to the lodge.
So ends a day at HillsNek Safari Camp…and tomorrow’s safari dawns with new sights and encounters.
INCLUDED IN DAILY RATE:
- Twice daily game drives
Explore the natural splendour of Amakhala on early morning and late afternoon / evening game drives in an open 4x4 safari vehicle.
• Personalized game drives in an open game-viewing vehicle
• Guided Nature Walks outside the Big 5 area
• Guided Bush Walks on Amakhala Game Reserve
• Horseback Safaris
• Birding Safaris
• Pure uninterrupted relaxation in the privacy of the lodge
• Boat Cruise on the Bushman’s River
• Optional visit to the Amakhala Art & Craft Centre
• Optional visit to Shamwari’s Born Free Foundation