Why everyone needs the Buffelsdrift Spa experience

2020-01-24T07:23:45+00:00January 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Treat yo’self. It seems like the phrase of the day. With ‘self-care’ a buzzword on everyone’s lips, it’s time to take some time for yourself. Nowhere on earth is there a more exquisite spa experience to be had then surrounded by the beauties of the African bushveld at a Karoo Game Lodge, after all! Today [...]

What to expect from the Buffelsdrift Bush?

2020-01-24T07:18:57+00:00January 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The iconic bush safari is a can’t-miss for any visitor to a private game reserve. Karoo game lodges offer a different landscape of animals and plants alike to delight visitors, giving you a glimpse into a different side of Africa from the standard travel fare. Here’s just a smattering of the many wildlife encounters you [...]

Conferencing at Buffelsdrift in 2020

2019-12-18T11:04:21+00:00December 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is more than just a private game reserve. We’re a local hub for functions of all sorts, from romantic and intimate weddings to your next corporate conference. We have a host of exciting new offerings for those wanting to conference at Buffelsdrift in 2020, and it’s time to get planning for a [...]

The drought in the Karoo, tourism and you: everything you need to know (and how to help, too)

2019-12-18T10:57:17+00:00December 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Karoo has always been a dry place. Her very name means ‘land of thirst’ to her original inhabitants. It’s part of her allure, and a key factor in the very special wildlife and plant life you find here. But the balance between ‘dry enough’ and ‘too dry’ is a fine one, and 2019 saw [...]

Scrub-a-dub-dub three…ELEPHANTS in the tub?

2019-12-12T10:48:01+00:00November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Buffelsdrift luxury safari lodge has three massive members of the team- our three elephants! If you’ve ever wondered what goes into our elephant experiences, or even why there’s elephants at our game lodge at all, you’re sure to enjoy this fun-filled look at the largest members of our little family. Many Karoo game lodges have [...]

Things to do at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge for the holiday of a lifetime!

2019-12-12T10:41:05+00:00November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

When you say ‘African safari lodge’, you probably have a very firm picture in your mind. Open-topped jeeps, floppy hats and a smart guide hushing you as wildlife teems through the bush. A true taste of Africa. As a luxury safari lodge, Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is proud to bring you the authentic African safari experience- [...]

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. [...]