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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great service! The bush safaris were a wonderful experience with extremely knowledgeable guides and we loved the elephant feeding. Unfortunately with the water shortage our water front tent was a bit of a disappointment as the water and the hippos were quite far away. The...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very expensive zoo. If you want a good game drive, choose one without a very expensive overnight stay in a tent, and with a good range of real game. Here you pay extra to see or experience some animals, none of which...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at the lodge but even though we mentioned that we were on Honeymoon we didn't get as much as even a congratulations from the staff. The day we arrived was 38 degrees and our aircon in our luxury tent had...More

Thank Leigh-Anne C
Response from Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. We humbly apologize that your experience did not meet your expectations. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch there today on tecommendation from a local. Great views of hippos in the water with turtles on the edge of the water and caught a glimpse of elephants. Order salmon tallade - delicious. Main was Cajun chicken with kayak ( whatever that is)....More

Thank Walker673
Response from Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. It is unfortunate that the restaurant did not meet your expectations. We humbly apologise that you did not receive the 4 star service that we are known for. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as part of the Garden Route Tour of Hotspots2c, and it was excellent. Gerard the tour guide teased me that I would be sleeping in a tent, which I did, but it was easily equal to a four (or five) star hotel. If...More

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Response from Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear that you had a fantastic stay at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

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"All waterfront tents are beautiful, but the farther away from the main lodge the quieter your experience."
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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..."
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"We had one of the newer tents, fully equipped"
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"Try and get one overlooking the dam - sipping gin and tonic on the stoep would be grand!"
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