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P.O. Box 116 | Darling, Darling 7345, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Excellent service and the best game drive with our ranger Willie who is extremely knowledgeable about all the game in the farm. We saw a lot of game including giraffe, rhino, buffalo, wildebeest, onyx, lion and cheetah. Willie organized the clay shooting which my son loved and also made sure we didn't miss the lion and cheetah feeding.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My girlfriend and I had such a great time at Buffelsfontein. Willy was the best host/ranger we could only ever imagine. The national park doesn't feature the big five, but that didn't bother us at all. We were more than happy to see giraffes, rhinos, ostriches, springboks any many more. Even though some animals (lions, lynx and a cheeta) are... More

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Fish Hoek, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Due to my work I have the privilege of staying at many game parks, but I have never experienced the service, quality of food, friendliness, professionalism and luxury accommodation at any of then as my wife and I experienced here. Willie was outstanding and everyone went out of their way to make our stay so unbelievable. I can wait to... More

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Port Alfred
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

What a wonderful lodge - spotless, such friendly and helpful staff, excellent food and the general hospitality of all is unbelievable - nothing was too much trouble. Will recommend to anyone going near there - you cannot go wrong by staying there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Glorious views, perfect food and a very comfortable room. Saw the night feed and had a game drive the next morning when saw nearly all the animals, an amazing experience. The staff couldn't do enough for us. Just before dinner the owner's son came and told us to jump in the jeep - he took us off to see the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We chose Bufflesfontein because it was close to Capetown, but we discovered it was a fabulous place to spend the day. Our guide was personable and knowlegeable. He went out of his way to make sure we saw many of the game reserve animals. The cheetah and lynx were fantastic! We loved seeing the graceful giraffe! We had a lovely... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Came here after a visit down the road to the San people cultural village !Khwa ttu which was also very informative and about five minutes south of the turn-off for Buffelsfontein. The ostrich seemed to be the welcome receptionist. We had reserved lunch and the room was very open as we were there in winter. The guide was quite personable... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is a lovely venue for a day outing or a week! The safari drives guarantee animal sightings. One can also view the lions and if you are lucky there may be cubs. Large swimming pool, clean comfortable rooms. The most scrumptious South African home cooked meals. Well worth a visit for the whole family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We stayed here in November as a big group and it was lovely having the cottage to ourselves. We seen lots of different animals right outside the window and being from the UK I'm just not used to that. Going back this November :)

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

they were deflated....as our tires should have been, apparently! we opted to go on the 4x4 route. we explained to their 4x4 "expert" Paul that we had only street tires on our jeep at the time. he said we would have no problem as the sand was compact. WRONG! At first it was great....compact sand, just as he said but... More

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Address: P.O. Box 116 | Darling, Darling 7345, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Darling

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