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November 5, 2019

Things to do at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge for the holiday of a lifetime!

When you say ‘African safari lodge’, you probably have a very firm picture in your mind. Open-topped jeeps, floppy hats and a smart guide hushing you as wildlife teems through the bush. A true taste of Africa. As a luxury safari lodge, Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is proud to bring you the authentic African safari experience- but we offer so much more too! Here’s just a little peek at the activities Buffeldrift has open to you.

1. Experience an iconic Karoo game lodge


Safaris! No trip to the bush would be complete without the very best wildlife viewing possible. Even if you’re not actively staying at the lodge, you can experience a safari the Buffelsdrift way. With our experienced guides helping you get the very best from the experience, we offer both dawn and dusk safari drives where eland, giraffe, hippo, buffalo, springbok and many more await you.

2. Unwind in our spa

Life is stressful- but your holiday won’t be! The Buffelsdrift spa offers a range of pampering treatments to help you unwind and rejuvenate. Nestled in the foot of the Swartberg Mountains, the gorgeous scenery will uplift your heart as our trained staff soothe your cares away.

3. Explore the bush by dark

Want to see a different side of a safari game lodge? Our night drives allow you an unparalleled chance to spot shy nocturnal predators you would never normally see. Stunning on its own, your night safari will be made even more exciting by the sparkling beauty of the Karoo stars above. Keen to know more about the gorgeous starscape? We also offer special stargazing activities, where you’ll embrace the beauty and learn more about the skies above us.

4. Take a walk on the wild side

We’re not just your typical African game lodge. In addition to the expected safari experience, we have a host of fun ways for you to get face-to-face with Africa’s beautiful flora and fauna.


What could be closer than feeding, bathing or walking with our Elephant trio? Our elephants at Buffelsdrift are much beloved, and you’ll have the chance to experience these gentle giants for yourself.While you won’t be able to get up-close-and-personal with the Buffelsdrift lions, our rescued trio will fascinate and amaze you. Learn more about the King of the Bush, and see lions from a heart-stopping vantage point that will leave you with your heart in your throat.Or learn to appreciate the little things in life with our Meerkat safaris. So much more than a funny Disney sidekick,


these fascinating yet ferocious little mammals are sure to win your heart by the end of your tour!

Fun in the sun at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

No matter where you roam on the lodge, there’s something exciting for everyone. From the tranquility of the spa to the beauty of the bush, the experience of a lifetime awaits you at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge.


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