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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.

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A dream come true! It was like in the big Hollywood movies! Living in the nature in an elegant tent with all the amenities of civilization. Lying in bed or in the bathtub (!) and looking outside to watch animals go by… Just great.


We stayed for 2 nights in this wonderful area. Besides the accommodation in a Family Tent, my kids loved all the animals around, especially the hippos and elephants. The Safari Tour on the property was for sure a Highlight for us. The entire stay, including Restaurant, good food, friendly people makes the trip unforgettable.


This was my second visit here. Simply love this place. A great place to stay while visiting the Oudtshoorn area and Cango Caves.

Mahanta, Guwahati, India

If I think of Africa. I see myself in the bush with the smell of wild flowers. The noise of wildlife and beautiful sunsets. Buffelsdrift is a place were you can find this in a malaria free environment.

Eric, Appeldoorn, Netherlands

What a superb experience! Superb helpful staff, tents are amazing.

Can’t wait to come back!


Amazing staff! Really nice activities with very nice rangers. The food was perfect and the waiters were the nicest people ever.

Gonna miss it 🙁

Detlef & Elena

A very pleasant stay in a wonderful lodge with amazing animal experience!

Yvonne & Jürgen

What a beautiful retreat it was! Thank you for making our stay memorable.

James & Sacha

Such a lovely get away! Thank you to all the staff for all our lovely memories, you really made it special!


Can recommend the elephant feeding for all ages, it is the greatest experience ever!!! Thank you!

Nadia & Ansie

We had a great time here. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We had a tent right on the edge of the Dam. The safaris are well organized. The scenery is beautiful. There is plenty to choose from on the menu. We highly recommend this safari experience if you are in the Western Cape area.

Ton & Mylene

We loved every minute of our stay here! Excellent staff, tent, surrounding and animals. Thank you all!

Erwin & Femke, The Netherlands

We’ve had a lot of exciting and beautiful experiences.

Thank you!!! We’ll never forget

Tobias & Jessica, Germany

Fantastic location, a perfect way to spend a few days!

The Hughes, The UK

The food was phenomenal! Loved the views and chilling out in the pool watching the hippos and giraffe walking by.


Brilliant place, loved the luxury tent. Safari was wonderful, we will be back!

Clare, The UK

Awesome elephant walk, was amazing and so professional. Keep doing the great job you are doing!

The Jacobs Family, The UK

Had the most amazing time, what a wonderful place. Fantastic staff too, thankyou


Friends of ours recently married here at Buffelsdrift. It was the most romantic, most beautiful, most unbelievable wedding. I’ve had the pleasure of attending. I will never forget dancing late into the evening under the stars. The accommodation was dream like soooo luxurious after the long flight from The UK. Would love to go back one day.

Julia, The UK

For me Buffelsdrift Game Lodge was an excellent choice to have stayed. Great service, staff were always ready to help. Restaurant service was excellent as well. Will recommend a stay at Buffelsdrift to anyone.


From the accommodation, service, food to the safari all 5 star. The staff were very friendly and tents are spacious and very luxurious. Ideal holiday for the whole family. We will definitely see you again!


We had a wonderful time! We got in touch with wildlife, as animals wandered around and just a few meters away from our tent! The tents are very luxurious, we loved the outdoor shower and the whole arrangement. Just beautiful.


What an amazing stay! It was literally a tent-house. Highly recommended for families with kids! Was amazing an will definitely be back! We had the most amazing experience feeding and touching the elephants.


We had a lovely stay at Buffelsdrift and I will highly recommend the lodge. The tents are comfortable and very well equipped. There are lots of activities to pick up from while staying here. The staff is very friendly and helpful


Superb accommodation and the best ever experience! Our friends for overseas (Belgium) were very much impressed by the lion feeding and elephant experience. We enjoyed the stay very much and will definitely be back. Thank you once again for making this visit so memorable.


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