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 →

Mothers’ Day Buffet Menu For bookings or further enquiries, email “Mother’s Day 2014” to info@buffelsdrift.com read more →

The firm grip of the hunter on its prey

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge gave me the chance to live my passion here in the Klein Karoo as a field guide, where one experiences so many interesting things. “A bush safari is like a lucky packet, you never know what you are going to find, you need to open that package, go out there and see.. read more →

Spoil that special person this Valentine’s Day with an intimate Elephant Experience and delicious Cocktails & Tappas at our romantic Elephant Lapa. To remember this amazing experience, a photographer will capture you & your date’s moment together with the elephants. Date: 14 February 2014 Time: 18:00 Price: R300.00 per couple *Subject to availability, bookings essential. read more →

Jessica enjoying riding Queen

2014 – New year, new beginning & new challenges! When I meet new people, people who share the same love for nature like I do, it reminds me why I am in this profession.  A recent experience I would like to share with everyone is when the Rowles-family from Switzerland accompanied me on a Horse Back.. read more →

African Fish Eagle caught its prey

The world of guiding is a very unpredictable and magnificent career. There is always a surprise around every bush; you just need to keep your eyes open look for the little things in life and the big things will surely reveal themselves. My passion for nature and my love towards wildlife started at a very.. read more →

29 Oct 2013
October 29, 2013

Narnia is an understatement


“Buffelsdrift Game Lodge”  Ron Hartman The first time my step father (being a tour guide) mentioned this name I kept reciting it as Buffaloes’ dorp for some strange reason. I visited Buffelsdrift Game Lodge for the first time in March 2013 with my family. It was the most fantastic experience of my life and although.. read more →

Mountain Biking is an extremely fast growing sport in South Africa and the world. Oudtshoorn being situated in the “Klein Karoo” and Garden Route area of South Africa, offers the ideal terrain to take leisurely as well as adrenaline surging mountain bike rides.  There are so many options available in the surrounding area, that you.. read more →

It is a Thursday morning at 09h00. I start my day with the usual morning brief. I’ve been informed that I have a Bush Safari going out with students who have never been in the bush before… The clock announces that it is 09h30 and I’m prepared to take my group out. Although the group.. read more →