Welcome to Buffelsdrift Game Lodge
Four star rated Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is situated in the spectacular rolling hills outside Oudtshoorn, on the famous Route 62. Part of the South African Garden Route & Klein Karoo, Buffelsdrift offers you an escape to something spectacular. Experience an array of wildlife including Elephants, Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo and over 200 bird species. We also offer African bush safaris, star gazing, meerkat safaris and elephant feeding & elephant brush.
Accommodation Options at Buffelsdrift
Each of the 29 free-standing luxury tents offers beautiful views over the waterhole and to the Swartberg Mountains. Simply and stylishly decorated, Buffelsdrift not only offers guests a true bushveld experience, but the real comforts of luxury accommodation. Buffelsdrift also has 24hr on-site service, with friendly staff to cater for your every need.
Buffelsdrift truly strives to bring guests the best accommodation and dining experience in Oudtshoorn and the Garden Route & Klein Karoo. A true African experience, with a touch of comfort and luxury.
Our Family Tents have a spacious main room and a children's room with a shared en-suite bathroom separating the rooms. These units can accommodate a family of up to five people.
Our Luxury Tents are set only a few metres away from the waterhole and provide an elevated view of the surroundings. They also have great views over the whole lodge area and is surrounded by true Karoo fynbos.
Our Luxury Waterfront Tents are perfect for those who enjoy the closeness of the water's edge. The sundeck on each waterfront tent overlaps the water's edge and is the ideal spot to relax during your stay with us.
All tents are equipped with:
- King Size or Twin beds
- Fully en-suite bathrooms
- Private outdoor hot water shower
- Dual air-conditioning
- Digital safe
- Mini Bar
- Tea and coffee Facilities
- Free WiFi
Dining at Buffelsdrift
The authentic Karoo Cuisine at La Carte restaurant will ensure you get a taste of true local flavors. Our award winning wine list offers only the best wines from the Cape Winelands and Karoo region
Our restaurant also expands to the wooden deck, overlooking our 5ha waterhole filled with big fish, turtles and hippo. If you are lucky, you might even spot the elephants and other game on the opposite bank.
Our breakfast menu consists of both hot and cold dishes, and is served buffet style from 07:00 to 10:00 every morning. Our a la carte menu is filled with speciality dishes, all authentic to the Karoo, and have options available for both meat lovers and vegetarians. Our a la carte menu runs from 10:00 to 22:00 everyday
Activities at Buffelsdrift
Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is proud to offer you a range of activities that give our guests the opportunity to not only view our incredible wildklife, but to interact with our gentle giants too. Our onsite activities include:
- Bush Safaris
- Meerkat Safaris
- Elephant Interaction Experiences
- Star Gazing
- The Spa @ Buffelsdrift
Travelling on from the Buffelsdrift? Why not have a look at our great Garden Route and Winelands accommodation options. We also offer Eastern Cape Safari options for those looking at getting away into the wild.