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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 [...]

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 [...]

Volunteer with Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

2019-07-02T06:47:12+00:00June 9th, 2019|Uncategorized, Volunteering|

Volunteer with Buffelsdrift Game Lodge- an exciting way to give back (and have fun too)   Do you dream of doing a little more than just enjoying Africa’s iconic wildlife as a tourist? Then volunteering at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge may well be the experience you are searching for! We’re proud to be part of a [...]

Take a walk on the wild side with Africa’s smallest safari!

2019-06-03T11:18:15+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

When you imagine an African Safaris, we’re betting the first thing that springs to mind is the Big 5 and time spent in an open-topped cross-country vehicle. While you’ll have every chance for an exciting traditional safari here at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, why not add a little something different to your travel experience this time? [...]

Wonderful winter in the Karoo

2019-06-03T11:13:22+00:00May 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Karoo is a beautiful land (but then again, we’re a little biased). What’s even better, is that it’s beautiful as a tourist destination almost year-round. With a semi-arid climate, wildlife viewing is spectacular no matter what the season. Here’s Buffelsdrift Game Reserve’s key guide to the Karoo in winter, and what you’re missing out [...]

Best activities to do whilst in Oudtshoorn

2019-04-29T06:55:43+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Activities, Event, Oudtshoorn, Uncategorized, Volunteering|

Oudtshoorn- your one-stop adventure destination Are you in the mood for an adventure? Then it’s time to add Oudtshoorn, home of Buffelsdrift Game Reserve, to your radar. While the area may be better known as a cultural hotspot redolent in art and history, it’s also packed with exciting ways to get your adrenaline pumping and [...]