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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is a sprawling game farm situated in the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. Only 5 hours drive from Cape Town and an hour's drive from George Airport. This game farm is located 6.5 Km outside of Oudtshoorn, en-route to the Cango Caves. Pristine bushveld, lush vegetation and a 5 hectare dam provide a haven for game species and more than 217 bird species. Buffelsdrift Game Lodge offers 9 waterfront, 20 luxury and 5 family tents each one with en-suite bathroom and private outdoor shower, air-conditioning, mini-bar, digital safe, tea/coffee facilities and a game viewing deck. A lookout lounge is situated next to the reception with a large round stone fireplace in the middle, overlooking our dam. A charming wedding chapel is situated on the edge of a natural water hole with a wide wooden deck as an extension to the A la carte restaurant. Activities offered are Bush Safaris (game drive), Meerkat Safaris, Elephant Excursions, Lion Experiences and Stargazing.
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Full view
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George Airport51 km
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Only giving two stars for the dinner setting and overlook over the water. Food abysmal - everything overly sweet and buttery. Everything almost tasted the same. Not very refined and did not match the setting. Service poor- starter plates not cleared before mains came. All...More

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Beautiful place, very good restaurant, accomodation is top and the gamedrive was good fun. The staff is very professional, kind and hospitable. We had a nice stay in a beautiful tent with outdoor shower.

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We spent a night at the Buffelsdrift Gamelodge. The location of the tents directly at the lake is very nice. You can watch a lot of animals including hippos from the terrace of the tents. The service both at the reception and in the restaurant...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Smart idea of sleeping in tents being as big as a small houses. Sleep quality as poor as it could be due to the permanent noise of quackish ducks at the lake. Temperature inside the tent and also the bed either too hot or too...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Protect your legs on cold days, on the safari. Personal very friendy and give an excellent service. Informations from the front desk are good. Events starts when announced. Personal answer questions immediately.

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"Closest to the watering hole or in one of the tents on the edge of the lodge. More animals to see."
LChass
26 Apr 2018
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"The rooms by the lake are the best"
mattrichman
08 Apr 2018
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"All waterfront tents are beautiful, but the farther away from the main lodge the quieter your experience."
olakatherinep
29 Jan 2018
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"We were in tent 34. Last row but we had a good view of mountains and dam.Tents near the dam can be noisy as..."
heineraudrey
24 Jan 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$207 - US$308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
buffelsdrift game hotel oudtshoorn
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeOudtshoorn
NUMBER OF ROOMS
34
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