Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

Route 62, Western Cape

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Bar Coffee and tea making facilities Game viewing Nature or Scenic Area Onsite Parking Restaurant Rooms Spa Swimming Pool

Buffelsdrift is a sprawling game farm in the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains in the Cango Valley, Pristine bushveld, lush vegetation and a 5 ha dam provides a haven for twenty game species and more than 217 bird species. It is our aim to bring the highest quality of service to our guests and to this end we try to anticipate their every need.

We are situated 6.5km outside Oudtshoorn, en route the Cango Caves, the lodge is in the heart of ostrich country, half-an hour’s drive from the Swartberg Nature Reserve. In May 2004 this beautiful Nature Reserve became part of the 6th South-African World Heritage Site offering a wealth of endemic plant species.

General Information Profile

Check In at 14h00
Check Out at 11h00

Access To Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

By Road from Cape Town
Take the R62 to Oudtshoorn - Buffelsdrift is 6.5km outside Oudtshoorn, en route the Cango caves road (R328) - No traveling on gravel roads
By Road from George
Take the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn - Buffelsdrift is 6.5 km outside Oudtshoorn, en route the Cango Caves road (R328) - No traveling on gravel roads
By Air
Nearest airport is George – 61 km from Buffelsdrift - Transport to and from the airport can be arranged

Accommodation

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge offers 9 Luxury waterfront tents (situated on the water’s edge), 16 luxury tents and 4 luxury family tents. Each one with its own en-suite bathroom and private outdoor shower, air-conditioning, minibar, digital safe, tea/coffee facilities and a game viewing deck. We can accommodate a total of 65 persons in our 29 tents either twin or king size beds. Our swimming pool is situated in between the waterfront tents for accommodation guests only.
‘Look Out’ Lounge
The lookout lounge is situated next to reception with a large stone fireplace in the middle, overlooking our 5 hectare dam with the Swartberg Mountain Range in the distance.
On arrival relax with a welcome drink while completing our registration card, while your guide takes your luggage to your waterfront or luxury tent.

Conference Facilities

Our modern Conference Venue with all the latest AV technology and fully air-conditioned, can accommodate up to 100 delegates in Cinema style. The Conference venue is situated overlooking a natural waterhole. Teambuilding and incentive programs can be arranged. *Package available on request.
A Karoo Wedding Chapel
This quaint wooden chapel is situated on the edge of a natural water hole with a wide wooden deck as entrance to the intimate little chapel. The deck is an extension to the restaurant and this creates a beautiful space for wedding guests to take their seats and witness the couple exchanging their wedding vows. *Package prices on request

Bush Wedding

For a smaller wedding, the ceremony can take place under thorn tree bushes with some of our resident elephants as witnesses. This package includes use of the conference room for the reception and a complimentary honeymoon suite with breakfast and a bush safari for the newlyweds. *Package prices on request.

Restaurant

Our A La Carte & Buffet Restaurant specializing in local cuisine, fully air-conditioned for those typical hot days of the Klein Karoo, with a lovely large stone fireplace for those chilly nights in the winter months and magnificent views of the Swartberg Mountains in the distance. One can also sit on the deck overlooking the dam and watch the hippos playing below.

The Open-Air “Bar With A View”

The open-air cash bar is fully licensed and offers a wide range of local wines, cellar selections, spirits and soft drinks.

Spa

The Spa @ Buffelsdrift. Book yourself a treatment at our onsite spa, and allow yourself the utmost relaxation during your stay with us. The spa offers a variety of treatments, massages and facials.

Outdoor Activities & Adventures

- Morning and afternoon bush safari drives
- Late afternoon bush safaris to watch the sun set (Summer Only)
- Meerkat Safaris – not suitable for children under 8 years
- Elephant Walk and Feeding Experience
- Elephant Feeding Experience
- Elephant Brushing and Feeding Experience
- Star Gazing

Communication & Administration Facilities

- Internet access & TV in Conference Room
- Facsimile & Photocopy facilities available at Reception

Child Policy

- Only 2 Children with adults per unit
- 0 – 3 years – free of charge
- Children 4-12 years – half price
- 13 and older are regarded as adults
- Camping beds available

Rates from:

BED AND BREAKFAST - Luxury Room
R 1 350 per person sharing per night
R 675 per child (4 to 12 yrs) sharing per night
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 975 per person sharing per night
R 485 per child (4 to 12 yrs) sharing per night
Valid 01 May 2017 to 30 Sep 2017

DINNER, BED AND BREAKFAST - Luxury Room
R 1 550 per person sharing per night
R 780 per child (4 to 12 yrs) sharing per night
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 1 092 per person sharing per night
R 545 per child (4 to 12 yrs) sharing per night
Valid 01 May 2017 to 30 Sep 2017

DINNER, BED AND BREAKFAST PLUS ACTIVITY - Luxury Room
* Choose one Activity: Bush Safari or Elephant Feeding Experience
R 1 730 per person sharing per night
R 870 per child (4 to 12 yrs) sharing per night
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 1 170 per person sharing per night
R 585 per child (4 to 12 yrs) sharing per night
Valid 01 May 2017 to 30 Sep 2017

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Meals as indicated

Rate Exclude:

* The above rates exclude, Bar, Curio, telephone, laundry expenses and other items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned above

Term & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability

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