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Did you know: the meerkat is a critical part of the Karoo ecosystem?

2019-04-04T07:12:31+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Here at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve, we can’t help but have a soft spot for the small creatures that make up the fascinating Kalahari ecosystem. While they don’t have the awe-inspiring magnificence of their bigger cousins, tiny animals (from the dung beetle to the meerkat) are just as important a piece of the environment. Without them, [...]

Keep the taps running freely: save water during your time in the Karoo

2019-04-04T07:06:36+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It’s no secret that the Karoo is a dry place. Officially classed as a semi-desert environment, water has always been an important topic here. In recent years, with the advent of one of the worst droughts we’ve ever seen in the area, it’s become one of the most critical debates around. Droughts don’t only adversely [...]

How to be the very best tourist possible during your time at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve

2019-03-12T06:55:49+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

“Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.” These gentle words some up the tourist ideal perfectly. Today, we’re all well aware that if our children and their children are to have a natural world to enjoy at all, it’s up to us to make changes today. But how can you [...]

The beautiful Karoo: fascinating facts about one of earth’s most breathtaking regions

2019-03-12T06:43:40+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Buffelsdrift Game Reserve is proud to call the Klein Karoo home. This memorable region of South Africa holds a fond place in the hearts of all who visit her- and we know you’ll feel the famous Karoo magic too! Here’s just a little touch of what makes the Karroo so special to us all. Welcome [...]

Africa’s littlest marvel: Fun facts about the meerkat we bet you don’t know!

2019-01-31T08:14:30+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

If you’re new to beautiful Africa, you probably only know about the Big 5. These magnificent natural marvels are some of Africa’s favourites, but there’s a host of tinier critters just waiting for you to meet them too. Of these, the dainty little meerkat is probably one of the most beloved, capturing hearts across the [...]

3 delectable Buffelsdrift dishes you have to try today

2019-01-31T08:03:48+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

No experience at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve would be complete without a hearty meal at our welcoming restaurant. We’re justifiably proud of all our dishes at the reserve- and we can guarantee you’ll feel the loving touch of our skilled chefs in each and every one. Being a proudly South African experience, however, we do have [...]

Cheetahs – 5 incredible facts about our newest members of the Buffelsdrift family

2018-12-18T06:57:35+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By now we at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve are sure you’re as excited about the new additions to our family as we are! The cheetah is an iconic African animal, well known for its incredible land speeds (it can reach speeds of 112 km/h in 3 seconds) and gorgeously marked pelt. Here are a few other [...]

Things to see and do in the Klein Karoo

2018-11-30T07:17:10+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Step foot on South African soil and you’ll immediately come to realise the ‘Klein Karoo’ holds a special place in everyone’s hearts. From our gorgeous location just outside Oudtshoorn, Buffelsdrift Game Reserve offers you the perfect ‘home base’ to enjoy everything this iconic corner of South Africa has to offer. Keep reading for just a [...]

Enjoy an ethical elephant experience with Buffelsdrift Game Reserve

2018-11-30T07:03:38+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Buffelsdrift Game Reserve is proud to lead the charge in ethical elephant experiences in Southern Africa- and we invite you to learn more with us today. Aren’t trained elephants bad? You are completely right! Many traditional elephant training practices are horrific. However, Buffelsdrift’s elephant team are neither ‘trained’ for unethical human entertainment nor captured from [...]

Buffelsdrift leads the charge in cheetah conservation

2018-10-29T05:27:14+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

When we last left off, we had taken a deep look at the plight of the cheetah globally, and EWT’s exciting new Cheetah Metapopulation Project. What does this have to do with the team at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve, however? Keep reading to find out our latest exciting news! Through the assistance of smaller reserves, EWT’s [...]