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Buffalo Hills Lodge and Safaris

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I love this place. Just outside Plett is a place called Wittedrift. Beside Wittedrift is Buffalo Hills Game Reserve. From inquisitive Buffalo, to curious Kudu's and unperturbed Rhinos, to stately giraffe, you can be sure to always be able to see these magnificent animals 'up close and personal' from your ranger driven open vehicle. I will have to dig out...

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We booked a cottage at Buffalo Hills, knowing it was a game reserve, but did not expect to see Rhinoceros, giraffes and wildebeest outside our door! Literally right outside our door! There was a wire fence (turned out to be electrified) between us and a field full of the most amazing wild life. We went on a safari or two,...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2012

We stayed one night at Buffalo Hills Lodge, as part of our Garden Route tour. I thought i had booked a tented lodge, but I had mistakenly booked us in to the main lodge. However, we were not disappointed - the lodge was beautiful. We had a very spacious room with a large ensuite bathroom, with fantastic views out over...

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Southampton
Reviewed 10 March 2012

We stayed at Buffalo Hills Lodge for 2 nights recently, whilst touring South Africa and the Garden Route. We had opted to stay in the tented units, which on arrival were most impressive. Very spacious, with all the mod-cons and even a spa bath! We were most impressed with the hospitality, having booked on a DBB basis, and Tony is...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 29 November 2011

We spent three fantastic days at Buffalo Hills and would gladly have stayed for another three if only we had had the time. Our cottage was clean, comfortable and charmingly rustic, the view over grazing zebras and antilopes was delightfully exotic and the game drives and walks were truly enlightening. But Buffalo Hill's very best asset is the lovely people...

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Frankfurt
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Buffalo Hills has rooms and cottages, and a lot of animals: giraffes, zebras, bonteboks, springboks elands and - of course - buffalos. There are a lot of game reserves, but buffalo hills is special, for 2 reasons: First there are amazing tented lodges right within bushes and trees in the middle of the game reserve. With a spectacular view all...

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Lille, France
Reviewed 20 April 2011

Me and my girlfriend stayed at Buffalo Hills for 2 nights, and were actually so charmed by this amazing and quiet location that we decided to spend 2 more nights there on our way back. I have very rarely been in such relaxing place, offering a magnificent view on the wide land, where we could enjoy and observe the peaceful...

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Brighton
Reviewed 13 April 2011

We had an amazing couple of days at Bufallo Hills. The luxury tents were above our expectations. Decorated with love and attention to the detail and equipped with all you need to make your stay enjoyable and pleasant. Even the heaters were on on our arrival, fresh flowers and a chocolate next to the bed. I had a bath in...

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 30 March 2011

Maria's home cooking and Tony's skill at the fire (barbeque) makes for great breakfasts and dinner (with lots of homemade and homebaked treats - like ice-cream and croissants). Dinner-time conversations around the fire and the dining room table are very relaxing and a good way to end the day. Game drives and morning walks were very interesting - thanks Kurt...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 March 2011

Location was nice as they have a lodge in an area with some "wildlife" like zebra's, giraffes, wildebeasts and antilopes. We booked this as a 4 star accomodation like pointed out on the website but actually it was terrible. The certificate of the council for the 4 stars is valid untill july 2007 and the place has been dusted around...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Hot Tub
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Experience the beauty and tranquility of Africa in the unique, malaria-free Cape Garden Route. All our accommodation rates include Safari Game Drives & Safari Game Walks! Accommodation rates include dinner, bed & breakfast in our Luxury Lodge or our Luxury En-Suite Safari Tents and you get a free afternoon Safari Game Drive, a Guided Morning Safari Walk and a tour and mampoer tasting at our unique cultural attraction - the Nyati jjj Distillery. What's the greatest luxury when you're on safari? A hot shower in the outdoors, of course - and that's exactly what you'll be able to enjoy when our four new luxury tents open for guests later this month. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buffalo Hills Lodge and Safaris

Address: R340 Wittedrift Uniondale | near Plettenberg Bay PO Box 1321, Buffalo Hills Game Reserve 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Buffalo Hills Game Reserve
Price Range: $313 - $507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“It's well worth joining with others who are there at the same time for meals, makes for a more interesting visit!”
anndavy, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Definitely book a tented unit to get a memorable experience!”
CandPSouthampton, 10 Mar 2012 | Read review
“En-Suite Bedroom”
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