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The Swartberg Circle is calling to you- will you answer?

2019-11-15T07:08:57+00:00October 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Here at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve, we’re no strangers to natural beauty. With the softly lapping waterhole spread out in front of us, and the beauty of the Swartberg mountains behind us, we’re in awe of nature’s bounty every day. While there’s beauty to be found at every turn in Oudtshoorn, today we’re taking a closer [...]

Making a difference with Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

2019-10-30T08:59:12+00:00October 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It’s ‘Make a Difference Day’ on October 26th! Celebrated on the fourth Saturday of October since 1992, this important holiday is all about what we can do for the community. With a focus on service for folks in need, charities and other causes that need a helping hand, there’s little wonder the holiday caught people’s [...]

Adventure awaits deep in the Cango Caves

2019-11-18T08:28:07+00:00September 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

When you dream of Africa, caves may not be the first thing that springs to your mind. Yet deep underground lies the literal bones of our beautiful earth...and the Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn hold some ages-old secrets of their own. Holiday packages to the Klein Karoo and Garden Route will often urge visitors to explore [...]

A taste of the Karoo awaits you at Buffelsdrift

2019-11-21T07:25:41+00:00September 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

No South African experience would be complete without sampling some of the vibrant cuisines that keeps our tummies full and our hearts fuller. So if you’re looking for an African game lodge that doesn’t just offer service with a smile, but an authentic taste of African cuisine too, look no further than Buffelsdrift Game Reserve. [...]

Where will you be this world tourism day?

2019-08-29T09:20:03+00:00August 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

World Tourism Day is coming - where will you be? As one of the Karoo game lodges most heavily involved in local conservation efforts, this is always a great time of year at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, and the perfect opportunity to celebrate all things African through ethical tourism at our 4-star game Lodge. What is [...]

Meet the Spekboom

2019-08-29T09:25:05+00:00August 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Your chance to shape Africa’s Future! Here at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, we’re passionate about the spekboom - and it’s time you got to learn about Mother Nature’s (not so) little miracle too. Here’s everything you didn’t know you wanted to know about this fascinating plant, often called ‘an environmental miracle’... and how you can help [...]

A letter from the Buffelsdrift Rangers

2019-07-31T13:22:38+00:00July 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

World Ranger Day 31 July 2019 A day of remembrance and celebration of the men and women who fight hard to protect and serve the natural environment. As a Ranger one should feel honoured, standing proud in our Khaki’s protecting and educating the people about the environment. Firstly, I would like to thank the Rangers [...]

Winter fun for the whole family at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve

2019-07-31T10:13:09+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Here in the gorgeous Karoo, winter is a spectacular season. If you’ve ever wondered if you can travel to Buffelsdrift Game Reserve at this time of year, wonder no more- there’s fantastic opportunities for fun to be found! Isn’t it cold in the Karoo in winter? Yes, it does get chilly (for Africa, our European [...]

Ethical elephant experiences?

2019-07-31T10:05:40+00:00July 5th, 2019|Activities|

Yes, please! Buffelsdrift Game Reserve’s friendly elephant experience is truly a world-leader in conservation, ethical wildlife practices and so much more, and today we’re here to update you on the antics of our largest team members once again. I’ve heard trained elephant experiences are bad? You’ll see ‘trained’ elephants used as a drawcard in many [...]

Every Buffesldrift experience should include a night game drive

2019-07-02T06:56:26+00:00June 20th, 2019|Activities, Uncategorized|

Night game drives don’t get the love and attention of the ‘normal’ safari drives, yet they can play a key role in magnifying your bush experience. We at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve know how much value and splendour a night safari drive can add to your time on the reserve. Here are the secrets you didn’t [...]