Valerie ann Enzer came to visit Buffelsdrift and decided to do a Elephant Feeding Experience with our Gentle Giants on the 7th October 2015. This is what she had to say after her experience: “Dear staff at buffelsdrift. This photo was taken on a visit to you. 7th october. Unbeknown to you. I was suffering.. read more →

I really enjoyed my stay at Buffelsdrift. I went there because I have a degree in zoology and I am very interested in animal management, conservation, and animal behaviour. The lodge was beautiful and all of the animals we very well taken care of. It is rare to see animals have so much free space,.. read more →

Travelling to South Africa with children soon? Make sure you’re up-to-date with the new requirements for travelling with kids under 18 years. From June 1st, you’ll need to make sure you have the right documents with you when arriving and leaving the country. Here are a few things you need to know when you plan.. read more →

07 May 2015
May 7, 2015

Staff Party 2015

Activities, Events, Oudtshoorn

The highlight of the year so far, our annual staff party held on 4 May 2015. What an event! The team came up with a theme to get everyone excited for the occasion. The staff had to dress as the first letter of their name. Some interesting characters were on display, from Cheetahs to the.. read more →

26 Mar 2015
March 26, 2015

KKNK 2015

Activities, Events, Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn is besig om sy vere reg te skud vir vanjaar se KKNK en behalwe dat dit die fees se 21ste bestaansjaar is, beloof dit om weereens propvol onvergeetlike Klein Karoo ervaringe te wees. Buffelsdrift Game Lodge bied ook twee produksies aan tydens die fees. 1. Olifantontbyt Dit is die vierde jaar wat hierdie gewilde produksie.. read more →

What is grooming? It is when animals clean themselves. The reason why they do it is just to keep themselves, their coats, feathers, scales etc in a good hygienic condition. Typical things they would remove are leaves, insects, parasites and any dirt on their bodies. Cleaning themselves is called personal grooming. Where you get animals.. read more →

The day of the 21st October 2014 was a sad and exciting day as we said good-bye to four of our young Giraffes. At 09H00 this morning, the helicopter was in the sky and we started the darting and capturing process. After darting and running after the targeted Giraffes, they were loaded and transported successfully.. read more →

The day I arrived at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge I was blown away. As I stepped out onto the deck overlooking the dam I was taken back by the beauty. The lodge is perched on the edge of a pristine dam with hippos and fish swimming around and birds chirping. As you look off into the.. read more →

With the sun just above the horizon, warming up the surface of the earth , I depart for my first Meerkat Safari. On our way in to the bush you can clearly smell the unique smell of the Klein Karoo. As we entered the thicket, passing a small dam on our right hand side, I could.. read more →

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge featured on one of the local South African television channel, KykNET on the popular show Dagbreek, early this morning.  Have a look at the video clip that featured in case you missed it. While the film crew was busy shooting the video material, we also had some fun taking some behind the.. read more →