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“Safari at Botlierskop”

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
Ranked #2 of 17 Tours in Mossel Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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. Elephant back ride: Experience the real African thrill on elephant back. Spa treatments: we offer various treatments including African massages. Bush walk: guide tour on foot through the reserve to spot the smaller things.
Reviewed February 8, 2013

What an amazing place!! We enjoyed a game drive with a guide and had the oppertunity to see a large number of wildlife. We also stayed for lunch it was delicious and surprisingly good priced. Would go back tomorrow and stay!!

Thank j_bradley53
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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

3  Thank Karon B
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Botlierskop Game Reserve is sheer luxury, and also a good place to get away from it all. We were met with welcome drinks upon our arrival, and immediately whisked away on an afternoon game drive: the highlights for me were the two rhino sisters, and ‘tea with the elephants’. We enjoyed our room; it was comfortable, delightful and we liked the personal touches…I still have the beautiful welcome card from Jeanne-Mari of the staff, and kudos to the Reserve for supporting the Mossel Bay Craft Art Workshop. We made sure that we zipped up our tent from the inside, as we were advised to do…in case we had visitors during the night. We did not take advantage of the outdoor showers, as it was too cold outside to really enjoy the experience.

Dinner was wonderful, with a choice selection of steak, lamb, warthog, crocodile, pork, and good old faithful chicken, with delicious accompaniments. Dessert was equally an experience.

An early drive to ‘greet’ the lions was arranged for my partner; it clashed with my spa treatment, and I opted for the latter, as I could always return for another visit. Breakfast was good, we were able to have a leisurely one, with no staff hovering around, and definitely plan to return for a second visit…we were just there for the night.

Thank monicaj06
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

It is smart - it has a wonderful ambiance - the game drive was a great experience with lots of animals! During winter the open fires inside the restaurant add to a cosy atmosphere while enjoying a lovely meal!

Thank MosselBayDanaBay
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

We did a half day drive here in Jan '13. They have a few animals of each type - and a couple of lions in a fenced off area. Its sort of a crosse between a zoo and a game park.

Thank Paul B
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