24 Apr 2015
April 24, 2015

Marketing & Conferencing Vacancy


We are offering an incredible opportunity to work for our award winning 4 star Luxury Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn.  Ideal for a mature responsible candidate who is target driven, excellent at building relationships within the tourism sector and tech savvy. Must be passionate about wildlife and conservation, have an understanding of responsible tourism, be self-driven, innovative, a.. 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 →

19 Feb 2015
February 19, 2015

Menno & Wendy

Oudtshoorn, Weddings

“The past time has teached us to enjoy every moment we have and live life to the max! So we planned this trip: a journey form Cape Town to Johannesburg with a camper in four weeks, just the three of us!” Menno, Wendy and their 18 months old son Ole, are from the Netherlands. This lovely couple’s life motto.. read more →

31 Dec 2014
December 31, 2014

Sayonara to 2014 – What a year!

Events, Oudtshoorn
Farewell to 2014 and a Happy 2015 from the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge team

We have reached the end of 2014 and what a special year it was. We had a lot going on this year with new developments, amazing awards and some unforgettable guests visiting our lovely Lodge. The whole team at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge took a moment to reflect on the past year and what it had to.. 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 →

16 Sep 2014
September 16, 2014

Meerkat babies at the burrows!

Oudtshoorn, Ranger Diaries

About 3 weeks ago I did my usual afternoon routine to the meerkat family to go and wait for them to return home from their daily hunting exercise. As I drove down from the hill towards their burrows I saw a meerkat already home, sitting upright observing the area. For me it was a surprise.. read more →

Hayden Quinn & Allister Scharneck with the rest of the Buffelsdrift team.

When I received the phone call, inviting me to take part in a cooking show with Hayden, I was really excited – being a firm believer in sustainability as well. We decided on a frittata because we could incorporate both the Ostrich egg and fillet in one dish and it is unique to Oudtshoorn. I.. read more →

All animals are amazing from birth and live in a variety of unique environments. To survive in many of these environments, animals have adapted both according to behaviour and physical attributes. You can most probably witness some of its adaptations just by looking at it – for example how it feeds, or how it moves and even.. read more →