Two Historical colonial manor houses run by Bill and
his wife Rose who have been hosting guests since 1992 and their
special brand of hospitality draws guests back year after year
to Leeuwenbosch. The return to the family home in 1999 by William
and Heidi and their children represents the fifth generation of
the Fowlds family on Leeuwenbosch. It continues to be a privilege
to share our family’s heritage with you.
At a Glance
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- Accommodation - Capacity
- 8 guests
- 2 Historical colonial manor houses
- 4 Star Accommodation
- Game drives
- 24 hour electricity
- Malaria free destination
- A true african safari
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The Country House
This historical colonial
manor house built in 1908 offers true country living in every
sense. Both spacious and comfortable, with four en-suite bedrooms
which include two luxury suites, the Country House is set amid
beautiful indigenous gardens and is an ideal base for game viewing
and relaxation. The Country House on Leeuwenbosch caters for the
whole family. We offer two family suites, baby sitting services
and a children’s programme.
In 1930 the building which is today
Shearers’ Lodge was erected as a dedicated sheep shearing shed.
Sheep farming continued until 1996 when the farm was converted
to a game reserve. The old shed, in which close on a million merino
sheep were shorn, has been beautifully converted into four luxury
en-suite rooms, three twins and one really special honeymoon suite
and surrounded by indigenous gardens.
Morning and evening
game drives by experienced rangers through Amakhala Game Reserve
will leave you in awe of the diverse vegetation and spectacular
scenery which abounds here. For a change of pace, enjoy bird watching
and game spotting walks along the lazy Bushman’s River, a cheese
and wine boat cruise or a sundowners canoe safari.
Big 5 game reserve.
Situated in the Greater Addo and Frontier
Country area of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa is the
malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve - a mere 40 minute drive north-east
of Port Elizabeth’s national airport.
(Children's programmes available at relevant lodges).
There is 24 hour
electricity to all rooms.
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More Information about Amakhala Game Reserve
The Amakhala Game Reserve is renowned for its spectacular topography, having 5 of South Africa’s 7 biomes. It is a particularly diverse and picturesque reserve, with the Bushman’s River meandering through it. Amakhala boasts an abundant variety of wildlife including the Big 5,lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. Leopard are however rarely seen due to their secretive nature, being nocturnal and probably a legacy of their persecution be the farmers in the past. With over 250 species of birdlife and the large diversity of animal species one experiences on game drives, night drives, walking safaris and boat cruises, the Amakhala Game Reserve offers guests an exceptional game viewing experience.
At the exclusive Annual Adventure Province (Eastern Cape) Tourism & Conservation Awards on 24th March 2011, Amakhala Game Reserve was the winner of the "Best Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape" category.
The Amakhala Game Reserve is also the only Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape to have Fair Trade Certified Lodges, a testament to the emphasis placed by the Amakhala Lodge owners on their social responsibility and support for the local communities.
The FTTSA certification label is an independent endorsement of fair and responsible tourism practice in South Africa. It is based on adherence to specific criteria such as fair wages and working conditions, fair distribution of benefits, ethical business practice, and respect for human rights, culture and the environment.