Buffelsdrift Game Lodge
Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:When nature comes to play she comes to play at this game lodge in Oudtshoorn. Enjoying the natural backdrop of the Swartberg Mountains and vast carpets of forests and grassland's Buffelsdrift is a true game farm paradise as well as a nature lovers dream. Cosily placed 6 kilometres outside of Oudtshoorn along the route of the Cango caves, this game lodge offers a pristine, safari experience.
The gentle side of nature
Experience the soothing sounds of nature by night and ponder on its wild side by day. The en-suite tents are known for its unexpected luxury and surprising elegance. Well ventilated and spacious, they are an ideal set up for families and large groups. Set at the edge of a waterhole, these modern inspired tents offer the most magical views of the Karoo. The lush vegetations of the Oudtshoorn game reserve is a stage for the over 200 species of birds that perform lullaby's and gentle chants. The dam that stretches 5 ha wide is the refreshing grounds for the hippos that can be seen LIVE in 3D. Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is the ideal safari BnB that gives you a panoramic view into Mother Nature, Karoo culture and the South Africa's 6th World heritage site in the form of the Swartberg Mountains.
Boasting modern amenities tents, restaurant, conference and wedding venue, the cosy lodge beautifully juxtaposes this with a touch of wild life safaris. Buffelsdrift guests can enjoy bush safaris with tour guides or take a long game drive just watching over 20 species of wildlife and game. Star gazing, elephant riding and long hikes complete this Oudtshoorn game lodge experience. The nature expeditions can also get up close and personal with wild life gazing and feeding experiences. This is clearly not for the faint hearted but the experience is both breathtaking and refreshing.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland
- American Express
- Animal Friendly
- Children Welcome
- Conference Facilities
- Diners Club
- Disabled Friendly
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Wedding Facilities
- Air Conditioning
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland
- Tourism Grading Council
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 22° 15' 7.3" E / 33° 31' 43.4" S
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Driving to Buffelsdrift Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland
|Departing: George Airport|
|Address: R404, South Africa|
|Distance: 71.4 km / Duration: 59 mins|
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|3.||Turn left onto N12/N9||18.1 km|
|4.||Turn left onto N12||34.1 km|
|5.||Continue onto Baron Van Reede St/R328
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