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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is situated only 6.5km outside Oudtshoorn en route to the Cango Caves. At the Lodge you will find pristine Bushveld, lush vegetation and a 5ha dam with hippos and more than 217 bird species. We offer luxury air-conditioned...more
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Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

BUFFELSDRIFT GAME LODGE - OUDTSHOORN. Walking with giants. We joined the elephants on one of their walks out into the bush. You can only marvel at these majestic giants who seem as big as they are gentle! What an awesome experience! @buffelsdrift_game_lodge thank you!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gallivant_with_G
Reviewed 24 June 2019

It was the best thing I've ever done. Truly good for the soul and very informative. I'd go back tomorrow!

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Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JodieH1203
Reviewed 5 June 2019

Or better, have the elephants cuddle us. These elephants were rescued when poachers killed their parents for ivory, so they've been raised by us humans. Although it may look touristy, it is an experience not to be missed. This reserve is a private built-up habitat,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JAYPEECORN
Reviewed 19 May 2019

I would never have thought that I would allow an elephant to hug me, and with great trepidation I did. What a wonderful experience! The handlers are very professional, and the elephants well trained, really well worth a visit!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 247LiveLife
Reviewed 22 March 2019

The thought of having to be at Buffelsdrift Lodge at 5.40 a.m. was not appealing however we were welcomed with a cup of tea and were soon on our way. We were taken by a large jeep to see the Meerkats who obliged by coming...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KatyHertfordshire
Reviewed 8 March 2019

The elephants were orphaned by poachers when very young and have grown up at the Game Lodge, free to roam over a large area but always returning for the morning walk and feed even though almost fully grown. We walked beside them to the nearby...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

Worth every penny & the 5am alarm call !!!So often it’s too easy & say lets have another 10 minutes in bed, we’re on holiday. But do yourself a favour & go & see these guys. You do get the bonus of watching the sun...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank miketeresamcb
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We visited with friends and did a morning safari ride with a great guide. The young lady was not only a good driver of the game viewing vehicle, but also an excellent field guide. We saw a number of game including a rhino and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear you had a great morning safari experience. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for another memorable visit.

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Awesome Gamedrive. Started around 8 a.m. as it was a bit cold and not so sunny yet for the meerkats to come out. We were not asked to pay upfront as they we were told if we don´t get to see them we do not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear you had a great time and got to see the adorable meerkats. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for another memorable experience.

Reviewed 21 May 2018

We stopped here for lunch on our way back to Oudtshoorn from Cango Caves. There were a couple of hippos in the water when we were there, but only their ears were showing. There were also springbok & warthogs & a good variety of birds....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Helen B
Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your lunch at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge and our setting. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

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nvermaak
24 January 2017|
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Response from Buffelsdrift | Property representative |
Jammer dit duur so 30 minute waar jy aan die olifant kan raak en drukkies kan kry, jy leer meer oor die olifante en kan duisend fotos neem. Vriendelike Groete
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Marisa L
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Response from Buffelsdrift | Property representative |
Dear Marisa Thank you for your interest in Buffelsdrift Game Lodge. The elephant feeding is R270.00 per Adult and R150.00 per child including food to feed the elephants. Apologies about the online booking difficulties, we... More
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