19 Aug 2013
August 19, 2013

Comparing Office Views

Oudtshoorn, Ranger Diaries

When people go to work, they go to the same office every day. Same desk, same people. When I go to work, every day produces a new experience – something different. Each day I meet new people from different countries and share the secrets of the Klein Karoo area around Oudtshoorn with them. The fun.. read more →

The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans. – Jim Fowler Buffelsdrift Game Lodge’s Rangers reveal all about their experiences on the job.  Join us for an exhilarating journey, filled with excitement and knowledge as these brave rangers let us in on what’s happening behind the scenes.. read more →

Spending two weeks as a volunteer at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn was a brilliant way to end my eight-week stay in South Africa. Despite it being the quiet season guest-wise, the work here has been really enjoyable… Anyone for safari? By jeep? Horse? Elephant? These opportunities brought fantastic views of the lodge and surrounding.. read more →

“Welcome to my office”, said our guide when we arrived at the lookout point in the middle of a game drive… The fresh air, the breathtaking views, the exhilarating feeling of being surrounded by wilderness; having to squint your eyes to try and spot a moving creature through the thick bush… I remember taking it.. read more →

My sister (Lynn Wagener) and I (Lora Wagener) came to Buffelsdrift for volunteering as our last stop after our 2 and a half month journey in South Africa. We came to Buffelsdrift with high hopes and they were never let down. We were immediately welcomed by everyone and couldn’t wait to get started on helping.. read more →

Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. – Erich Fromm, psychologist The love of a mother for her child, is unselfish, unconditional, intuitive, unique, forgiving, and everlasting. A mother also resembles wisdom and power, she is the protector and caretaker of her family.  This is why mothers have all.. read more →

12 Apr 2013
April 12, 2013

Winter Special for 2013

Accommodation, Oudtshoorn

  It is already winter time here at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge.  We are gearing up and lighting our roaring fireplace, awaiting your company.And with no further a due, we present our Winter Special 2013: R545.00 Bed & Breakfast per person sharing and R870.00 for single. This very special rate is valid from 1 May until.. read more →

Every year thousands of people from all over South Africa, make their way down to the Klein Karoo and Oudtshoor, for the annual KKNK ( Klein Karoo Nasionale Kustefees or Klein Karoo National Arts Festival ). This year will be no different from the others with the festival kicking off on the 30th of March.. read more →

Easter time in Oudtshoorn means one thing, the KKNK (Klein Karoo Nationale Kunstefees or Klein Karoo National Arts Festival). Thousands of people visit Oudtshoorn during this famous festival which established itself as one of South Africa’s biggest festivals. Be sure to secure our accommodation well in advance – Book your accommodation with us now! The.. read more →

16 Jan 2013
January 16, 2013

Oudtshoorn in the Summer

Accommodation, Oudtshoorn

The Karoo and Oudtshoorn is known for its hot and sunny weather during summer.  The magnificent views are spectacular during this time and you will be amazed by the Karoo beauty around us. Our summers last between November and March with temperatures going up to 45 degrees Celcuis during the day.  Our evening might get.. read more →