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Buffelsfontein Game & Nature Reserve - Day Tours

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Get the ultimate up-close experience with Africa’s most famous beasts during this 8-hour safari cycling tour from Cape Town. Scout for giraffes, zebras, rhinos, lions, leopards, and more as you get closer to nature for a true wildlife experience. An accompanying armed ranger and back-up vehicle helps ensures a safe, fun, trip. Lunch and all bike gear is included.
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Reviewed July 11, 2019

Well priced small chalets right by the damn where the animals come to rest and drink. Not very luxurious but location is key as one has the option to choose a more luxurious cottage but further from the animals. Awesome experience for kids to experience...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cat F
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

The staff couldn’t give a flying duck if you arrive or not and they do little to assist. The pin for the place on google maps, using an iPhone 7, took us to a remote dirt road in Darling. It’s a good 20 minute drive...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

Our visit to Bufflesfontein was great - they are a lot cheaper than many of the nearby game drives, and although they don't have the full Big 5, we saw all of the wildlife that they advertise on their website. Our guide was very informative...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank kerryjparry
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Big cats in cages and place looks like derelict old farm. Drive in old massive truck very noisy and stinky. Long drive often without seeing anything for 30 mins.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank geegas
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Our trip to Buffelsfontein was very disappointing for the following reasons; I specifically booked a game drive at feeding time only to hear on the game drive that they don't feed the animals on a Sunday. When I made the booking for the game drive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MommyHayley
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We had a wonderful experience when we stayed over at Buffelsfontein. The rooms were clean and neat with a true nature view and experience. The Game drive was interesting and great, friendly staff and the food was delicious. Would most certainly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank susanco28
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Potentially this could be a nice lodge and I suspect with investment and hard work it will be in a few years. However it needs much doing to it to really attract tourists. Rooms were pretty cold and very basic. I didn’t expect luxury but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PennWinchester
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Buffelsfontein...probably the nearest and best kept safari secret close to Cape Town! We saw black leopard, rhino, giraffes, roaming herds of eland, zebra and wildebeest, and even meerkats and a delightful Cape Fox. But the highlight of our afternoon game drive was witnessing the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank wsmlb1
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We had a fun afternoon here, only the two of us on a game drive. We saw lots of animals in the first 90 minutes including a rhino and giraffe. Then after a break we went to feed the lions and cheetah. This was excellent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank AndyPLang
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Seeing giraffe, wildebeest,white rhino,zebra and eland up close was brilliant. First hour couldn't fault them but then we got to the big cats! Things went drastically downhill. Cheetah in a small enclosure they could barely move in,two lions in a pen smaller than my lounge,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Linda N
November 3, 2017|
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Yes Linda - refer their website
February 7, 2017|
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Game drives are at 9am in the morning and 2pm in the afternoon priced R650.00 per adult and R325.00 per child between the ages of 4-12
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Response from johannieblessed | Reviewed this property |
Buffelsfontein is very small and quiet in comparison to Kruger, but that is one of the reasons we love it so much. No elephants, but sure you will see plenty in Kruger. Nowadays restaurants cater for many different dietry... More