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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

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Overview
Cango Caves Road P.O.Box 268, Oudtshoorn 6620 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
Family Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very cosy tent by the pond. AC, outdoor shower, bath. Good restaurant with very nice staff. Quite good and authentic safaris. Worth visiting, but one night is enough. In my opinion there is not much to see for a longer time.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank JuusoJT
Reviewed 2 days ago

Would I recommend, yes. Excellent food, accommodation, staff, location etc. However the price is high when compared to other game reserves particularly on the Eastern Cape. Safari was good, but very short (2hrs when compared to 3.5hrs elsewhere) plus food the price, you would expect...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Chris P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the 2 night 3 day all inclusive package it was a Fantastic experience and one of the highlights of our 17 day South Africa Visit.The quality of accommodation is fantastic and the staff are friendly and very helpful. Nothing is too much troubleThe...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank MikeMacca_LFC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location, very friendly staff and good food, but the bush safari is like being in a zoo (the animals are feeded just before the safari and the elephants, as well as the lions, are separated from the other animals), so I would not recommend...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review and for complimenting our unique location and luxury tents. Unfortunately due to the drought in the Klein Karoo area we have to feed our animals on a regular basis. Our elephants and lions come from circumstances that if...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice location. The children and us loved to see the hippos during dinner. Good service, clean rooms..... keep on going. The bush safari was very nice and our tour guide gave us impressive Information.

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear you had a great time at Buffelsdrift. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for another memorable visit.

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Description
Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is a sprawling game farm situated in the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. Only 5 hours drive from Cape Town and an hour's drive from George Airport. This game farm is located 6.5 Km More outside of Oudtshoorn, en-route to the Cango Caves. Pristine bushveld, lush vegetation and a 5 hectare dam provide a haven for game species and more than 217 bird species. Buffelsdrift Game Lodge offers 9 waterfront, 20 luxury and 5 family tents each one with en-suite bathroom and private outdoor shower, air-conditioning, mini-bar, digital safe, tea/coffee facilities and a game viewing deck. A lookout lounge is situated next to the reception with a large round stone fireplace in the middle, overlooking our dam. A charming wedding chapel is situated on the edge of a natural water hole with a wide wooden deck as an extension to the A la carte restaurant. Activities offered are Bush Safaris (game drive), Meerkat Safaris, Elephant Excursions, Lion Experiences and Stargazing. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
$211 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Buffelsdrift Game Hotel Oudtshoorn
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
$211 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Buffelsdrift Game Hotel Oudtshoorn
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
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Room Tips
"we stayed in the tent 13 and 14 and we loved it!"
netlesha
1 week ago
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"Waterfront tents are the best."
829PaulC
1 week ago
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"tent 15 was 1 row back from the dam and midway between reception and the end of the accommodation"
lignum
3 weeks ago
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"Do the walk with the elephants, just magical!!"
TheSykes
Nov 24, 2018
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