Amakhala Game Reserve is conveniently located just 70 Km outside Port Elizabeth, bordering Shamwari Game Reserve and Addo Elephant National Park. Port Elizabeth, “the Friendly City”, has excellent tourism facilities and warm water beaches. On offer is a diverse selection of attractions including historical and cultural heritage experiences and many water sport activities. Visit www.nmbt.co.za for further information on Port Elizabeth.
Smaller towns nearby include Grahamstown where every July South Africa’s premier cultural event, the Grahamstown Arts Festival, occurs. This annual event boasts over 500 shows in a 3-week period showcasing a variety of international and local talent. For further information on the Grahamstown Arts Festival, visit www.nafest.co.za.
Nearby Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa, has expanded to conserve a wide diversity of biodiversity, landscapes, fauna and flora. Stretching from the semi-arid karoo area in the north around Darlington Dam, over the rugged Zuurberg Mountains, through the Sundays River valley and south to the coast between Sundays River mouth and Bushman’s river mouth, Addo covers about 180 000 hectares. For more information on Addo Elephant National Park, visit: www.addoelephantpark.com.
Amakhala is ideally positioned for a safari holiday, after visiting Cape Town and the Garden Route. Boasting South Africa’s most beautiful coastline, the Garden Route sojourn is a must for all visitors and naturally, Cape Town, fondly known as “The Mother City”.
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