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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

4.0 of 5 Cango Caves Road | P.O.Box 268, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Road Town, null, US Virgin Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Buffelsdrift for 4 days during ou Honeymoon in May. From the moment we arrived we were looked after very professionally. Air-conditioning in the tents (on decks overlooking the big dam) big bath with outside shower and top quality bedding in the room. A little bar fridge provided stocked with a selection of beers cooldrinks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food, Amazing People, Amazing Views, Amazing Experience! it was everything I wanted and much much more! our needs were completely catered for including arranging things around our schedule, saw hippos Rhinos springboks... list could go on forever, one of the best experiences of my life.

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Stavanger Municipality, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They are the coolest and scariest animals in this reservate, so it is kid friendly. The food at the restaurant was amazing and you'll get full to say the least! The safari gets you around a large area where there are several types of animals all of them are beautiful and I loved the view from the top of the... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were blown away by this place - we had a warm welcome on the gate and by the time we had driven up to the car park there was a man with his electric cart to greet us by name and take us and our luggage to check in and go to our tent. I say tent because this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time at Buffelsdrift. Even before getting there, head of reservations, ESTI, was fantastic. She organized everything perfectly to me in no time. Thank you very much Esti and it was great getting to meet you personally. The tents by the lake are incredible. If you can, do yourself a favour and book one of them. They... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in this very beautiful place. Wonderful to see all the animals, both around the Lodge and on the game drives. "Tents" very comfortable, staff helpful and professional. Sadly we can't echo other reviews regarding the food though, as we were expecting it to be great and it just wasn't. Choice was very limited, portions were huge, which... More

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

Thank you for yet another insightful review. We always enjoy great feedback with regards to our helpful and professional staff service. The setting holds its own and one can only wonder at the beauty of the Klein Karoo and Swartberg Mountains as backdrop to our lodge setting. Truly a unique bushveld experience in the heart of the Klein Karoo. We... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I was on a road trip through the Klein Karoo. A friend told us about "this beautiful" place in Oudtshoorn. I liked the pictures, and decided to spoil ourselves with a very pricy waterfront tent (which was supposed to be the highlight of the whole trip). I did an online booking on 3 August, for the date... More

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

Thank you for this review. Buffelsdrift Game Lodge has for the 5th year in a row been voted by the PMR Africa Karoo Regional Survey as the top Lodge in the Southern Cape/Karoo Region. We are therefore renowned for our excellent service. This very unfortunate incident (first double online booking in the Waterfront Tents in 9 years of existence) was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited buffelsdrift last month and it was a brilliant experience all around, when we arrived late on in the evening we were met and taken to our tent - which was down by the dam - after that we went to the restaurant and the food as it was during our entire stay was lovely! We also were taken on... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Buffelsdrift in August and it was fantastic. we arrived quite late as we have been driving from quite a distance away but that was no problem to the staff, we were welcomed by the receptionist and she went through our details and schedule. we had booked the elephant experience as well as a safari. The safari was... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hippo grunts from 2 metres away from your luxury air-conditioned tent to say "good night", elephant trumpets as a wake-up call, deer drinking water as the first sight as you venture outside ... World class friendly service and crisp linen to match open air showers and Victorian baths. Five star "Safari" or "Out of Africa" experience with food and wine... More

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Address: Cango Caves Road | P.O.Box 268, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Buffelsdrift Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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