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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

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  • Excellent69%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Botlierskop offers various activities: Guided game drives: Experience close encounters with Rhinoceros, Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, rare Black Impala and many more species. Horseback Safari to the majestic mountain valleys. Spa treatments: we offer...more
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Gonna Kraal Road | Little Brak River, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
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+27 44 696 6055
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Our short holiday of two weeks had a rapidly filling itinerary. The ‘Garden Route’, Cape Town, Paarl and Joburg. But somewhere in there we HAD to fit in a game park without it consuming numerous days. After a little searching we came across this attraction;...More

6  Thank Michael B
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for your time writing this amazing review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Pity you didn't see the Giraffes, as we do have giraffes on our reserve. Please note that our animals are free roaming and we can't...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

We are locals and felt that they prefer having foreigners and locals are a nuisance We left after 10 minutes

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you very much for that awesome stay. We stayed in one of the luxurious tent suites on the other side of the river . It was quite an adventure to get there . Also a giraffe passed our way to the room and was...More

Thank Jessica F
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Day, Thank you for sharing your "Super Stay" - Experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our Luxurious Tented Suites across the river. Your feedback is very important to us, to improve our service and facilities. thanks again for your time writing...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Spectacular view, lovely food, friendly service. All in all, a great experience. The road was damaged by rain, and could use some upgrade, but it is a bush experience after all.

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Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Sunday-Lunch-Experience. We are glad you enjoyed the food, the view and service. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The guide was really friendly and knew what he was talking about. He gave us a lot of interesting information about the animals. The staff in general was very polite and even offered freshly squeezed juice at the end of the game drive (for free)....More

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Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Good day, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed the afternoon game drive. We are looking forward welcoming you back for another adventure. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is a wonderful game lodge with mesmerizing views. We got to see the BIG 5 and all of them, we even rode the elephant and fed them and that was the most beautiful experience that one could experience. The staff is very professional and...More

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Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Good day, Thank you for the review. Just to inform you... We don't do any Elephant rides or Feeding. We stopped it about 4 years ago. All our animals are free roaming. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Regards, Alison

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We did a 3 hour game drive with our two teenage daughters, it was a fabulous experience. Saw elephants, rhinos, lions, hippos, giraffes, buffalo, wildebeest, zebras and a number of other antelopes. The park is small enough that all the animals are reasonably easy to...More

Thank Anna O
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Game Drive Experience. We are glad you enjoyed the 3hour Guided Game Drive. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed July 29, 2018

We spent 3 nights at Botlierskop and it was truly fantastic. Great accommodation, service and food. Highly recommended.

Thank dubaikevinDubai
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Good day, Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your 3 night stay. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Dear Botlierskop (we know the meaning now! :)) Team, special greeting to Silas... You all really make this place very special. Thanks for your friendlyness, attentiveness and also your professionality... This reserve is a very nice place, we really enjoyed our 2 nights ‚all inclusive‘...More

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Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Good day, Thank you for this amazing review. We are glad you had a very special time at Botlierskop. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Your feedback is very important to improve our service. We are looking forward welcoming you back in the...More

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Went out for two hours on horseback on beautiful trails where you can see the wildlife throughout the reserve. There’s quite a variety of trails you’ll go through which made it a thoroughly enjoyable morning. I told them immediately my fears of cantering, but their...More

Thank Karen317
Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Amazing Horsback Riding Experience. We are glad you enjoyed and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy riding and wildlife this is an absolute must! The wild animals in the reserve seem only to notice the horse and are considerably less bothered by something else on four legs than they are by vehicles or walkers. There’s a huge range...More

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Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Horseback Safari Experience. We are glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed May 3, 2018

Simba the Ranger is excellent, funny stories, explain things about the animals that is interesting and memorable. Well worth a visit and is excellent value for a day game drive. Lots of photo opportunities. Stunning fynbos. views from hills incredible. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Pam T
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Game Drive Experience. We are glad you enjoyed the Drive. Kind regards, Alison

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Khushboo1102
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Botlierskop | Property representative |
Good day, Day Visitors Game Drive no children under 3, but you can book a private game drive. Please do not not hesitate to contact us for more information.
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shahminal11
July 27, 2016|
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Response from Botlierskop | Property representative |
Our farm is about 3500 ha and includes over 26 species of animals, including four of the Big Five as well as a wide variety of birds.
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