Experience Africa. Experience the Cheetah

2021-07-12T08:33:53+00:00July 3rd, 2021|Activities, Oudtshoorn|

  Where would Africa be without her iconic cheetahs? It’s a question the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge team never wants to see answered. We pride ourselves not only on being one of the best private game reserve experiences our visitors will ever experience, but also a cornerstone of conservation efforts throughout South Africa. We hope the [...]

Oudtshoorn adventures, no matter the season

2021-06-28T15:50:07+00:00June 25th, 2021|Activities, Oudtshoorn|

Oudtshoorn, the home of Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, has come to be seen as something of the ‘adventure capital’ of the Klein Karoo. That’s on top of the culture, food and art circuit the town is famous for, and the gorgeous natural surroundings. So whether you’re coming at the height of summer or the depths [...]

Experience the world’s tiniest safari!

2021-05-28T09:31:46+00:00May 27th, 2021|Activities, Oudtshoorn, Uncategorized|

South Africa and safari go together hand-in-hand- but it’s not just about the Big 5! The wealth of spectacular wildlife on show here at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is outstanding, and some of your most magical moments could well be with animals you’d never even expect to find on your tours through the bush. Made [...]

A winter wonderland awaits you in the Karoo

2021-05-28T09:22:10+00:00May 25th, 2021|Oudtshoorn, Uncategorized|

As an overnight chill tingles in the air, it’s time to talk winter in the Karoo. For many of our overseas guests, you’re just heading into summer, and maybe you’re a little worried about travelling to our ‘cold’ season for a holiday. However, as our local fans know, winter in South Africa is actually [...]

Welcome to Wonderful Oudtshoorn!

2021-04-07T10:22:31+00:00March 25th, 2021|Oudtshoorn|

With things finally settling back to normal, it’s time to get travelling! Whether you’re a proud South African looking for a vibrant destination to recharge your batteries, or an overseas friend looking to experience a safari in all its glory, Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is proud to welcome you home to Africa! We've been an [...]

Discover Buffelsdrift. Discover Oudtshoorn. Discover Life!

2021-01-08T06:55:10+00:00December 8th, 2020|Oudtshoorn|

As a year that’s been difficult for many of us drifts to a strange close, there’s never been a better time to rejuvenate your spirits in a safe, secure landscape. Beautiful Oudtshoorn- and the scintillating secrets of Buffelsdrift Game Lodge- beckon you to come and unwind. Here’s just a few of the treats that await [...]

Meeting hope at Christmas

2021-01-08T06:48:58+00:00December 1st, 2020|Activities, Oudtshoorn|

Today Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is celebrating another of our special staff members- Nadia Kleyn, our financial administrator for over a decade here on the reserve. With a name that translates as ‘hope’, what better way to slide into the promise of a fresh New Year than with her delightful tales of the lodge? The love [...]

Scintillating birds of the Karoo

2021-01-08T06:31:21+00:00November 30th, 2020|Activities, Oudtshoorn|

When we say that the Karoo is ancient, it’s not a mere marketing gimmick. This unique landscape has been shaped over millennia, and the land surrounding Buffelsdrift Game Lodge has the feeling of an old, venerated place. While many parts of SA have been developed and changed by mankind, the Karoo remains more-or-less as it [...]

Take a walk on the wild side with Eloise

2020-11-17T15:13:08+00:00October 30th, 2020|Activities, Oudtshoorn, Professional, Volunteering|

With the recent global health crisis leaving many people feeling alone and isolated, Buffelsdrift Game lodge has decided to counter that isolation and bring our family closer together than ever before. Today we’re meeting Eloise Olivier, one of our trained nature guides at the lodge, and taking a peek into her day-to-day world. Eloise has [...]

It’s time to get to know the Buffelsdrift family!

2020-11-17T15:11:06+00:00October 17th, 2020|Activities, Oudtshoorn, Professional|

Whether you’re a regular at Buffelsdrift Lodge, or about to head out on your first safari here, it’s nice to be able to get to know the people who’ll be helping you shape the experience of a lifetime. That’s why we’re taking a closer look at the unique team that makes Buffelsdrift the spectacular experience [...]