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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

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Cango Caves Road | P.O.Box 268, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Oudtshoorn
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall veyr nice, friendly and clean location. A location I can recommand with confidence. Even if the holiday resort is only one kilometer from the main road, it feels like far away in the bushland and nothing is disturbing this quiet and peaceful place.

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Oudtshoorn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We liked this jAfrica-feeling in a comfortable tent, with nice bathroom and openair-shower. A lot of bird to watch, don´t forget fieldglasses. Don´t be afraid of the springbooks around your tent in the early morning. Use earplugs at night, Africa is noisy. Meerkats will only come out with sun in the morning.

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Oudtshoorn
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First stay at Buffelsdrit. Will be for a long time in our memories as a beautiful and would recommend it to friends any time. They should have a sound sleep as the gees can keep you awake easily ........

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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us at Buffelsdrift Game lodge, we are so pleased to hear your stay with us has been a memorable one! Our geese do love to remind you of their presence ;) Thank you again, and we look forward to having you stay with us again in future! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tented accommodation at the waters edge is absolutely incredible. Pay the extra and get the lakes edge tent - you will not regret it. The tents are beautifully appointed, they even have a roll top bath, never expected to use it but the temperature dropped overnight from 45 degrees to about 15, and it was the perfect way to... More 

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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for complimenting our unique accommodation. It is unfortunate that you did not experience the 4 star service that we are known for. We humbly apologize for this. We hope to welcome you back in the near future to experience Buffelsdrift as it really is. More 

Stranraer, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 4 nights at Buffelsdrift in January and we enjoyed every minute of it. The location is delightful, the restaurant and facilities are excellent, and the whole staff are professional, friendly and attentive when you need them - which allows you to sit back and relax! There is so much fauna & flora to experience and, for me, the best... More 

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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing this with us, nothing makes us happier than hearing our guests have enjoyed the pleasure of being able to relax and find comfort in the flora, fauna, and our noisy wildlife :) thank you for sending us such positive feedback on our staff, restaurant and accommodation facilities, it is greatly appreciated! We would love... More 

Oudtshoorn
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do close to Cape Town in Oudtshoorn. Feeding and getting a big hug from 3 sweet elephants. We did not want to go Al the way to add elephant park. The staff were so nice and experts in there job. After the encounter we had lunch aswell at buffeldrift. Very nice setting at a lake with hippos. Can... More 

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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us at Buffelsdrift Game lodge! We are so happy to hear that you have found the accommodation, food and elephant experience enjoyable, and your recommendation is greatly appreciated! We wish you all the best and hope you have traveled home safely, we would love to have you stay again soon! More 

Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the stay in the tent. Luxurious and didn't mind the noise of the birds and animals through the night. Everyone was very helpful. The food was reasonably good. The evening game drive was good fun and good value.

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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with us at Buffelsdrift! We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and that everything has come together to make your stay both enjoyable and memorable :) Thank you again for your positive feedback, and we would love to have you stay... More 

München
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had greatly looked forward to our short safari experience, but were quite disappointed with our tour. We saw very few animals (some giraffes in the distance and some smaller game), which we understand can happen on such tours; one must also have a bit of luck. We did feel however, that our guide could have been more knowledgeable. He... More 

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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Our guides are highly trained in all aspects to make a Bush Safari informative and enjoyable. The experience you had will definitely be taken up with the department manager. We hope to welcome you back in the near future to experience our Bush Safari as it really is. More 

Hythe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of our children and their respective partners have stayed at Buffelsdrift, visiting us from London UK, one in November last year and the other this month. Both had a fantastic time, were really impressed with the staff, the elephant handlers, the game ranger on the safari and the chef! They all said that they felt that the staff had... More 

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Buffelsdrift, General Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback from their visits to our special place, and a special thank you to yourself for organizing the trip for them :) It warms our hearts to hear that our staff and gentle giants have made their experiences memorable! We hope you and your family have a wonderful year ahead, and that we will have... More 

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we first went to our #9 tent, we were so impressed with the tent and the setting on the dam with hippos and ducks in the water. That part was very nice. JJ, our guide on the drive, was also one of the highlights during our stay. He was knowledgeable about the animals, South Africa, and was extremely friendly.... More 

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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and for complimenting our unique setting and knowledgeable field guide on your Bush Safari. Ir is unfortunate that you did not get to experience Buffelsdrift Game Lodge for the 4 star quality and service it is known for. The necessary managers has already been informed. We have a very busy high season at... More 

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