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  • Buffelsdrift Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn


What an amazing place! My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Buffelsdrift and what a treat!
~ Nanindi, Mossel Bay, South Africa

A unique South African bushveld experience in the heart of the Klein Karoo within the Garden Route, only 5 hours drive from Cape Town.

Unique, understated elegance in our luxury tented accommodation in Oudtshoorn. With the Swartberg mountains as backdrop and a magnificent waterhole at your doorstep, it’s the closest you’ll get to the wild of the Klein Karoo and true African accommodation.

Just off the famous Route 62, part of the South African Garden Route & Klein Karoo, Buffelsdrift Game Lodge offers you an escape to something spectacular. Experience an array of wildlife including Elephants, Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo and over 200 bird species.  We also offer African Bush Safaris, Meerkat Safaris, Elephant Feeding, Walking & Brushing Experiences.

Our A la Carte Restaurant offers some of the best local cuisine in the area.  It is open to the public for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as drinks & sundowners on our surrounding deck overlooking the magnificent waterhole from where you might see some game species.

Just a stone’s throw away are attractions such as the culture-rich town of Oudtshoorn, Swartberg Mountain Nature Reserve, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farms, Wine Farms and the Gamaskloof Valley ( also known as “Die Hell”).


A unique South African Bushveld experience at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, luxury accommodation in Outdshoorn, Garden Route & Klein Karoo, Western Cape South Africa.


The most breathtaking location and setting i have stayed in, the tent was a unique experience, the free standing bath in the en-suite with views out over the lake was awesome, the outdoor rain shower very refreshing and the decked area off the main room taking you feet away from the hippos bathing in the lake was just beyond expectations.

- Lobodo, Manchester, UK

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