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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

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Botlierskop offers various activities: Guided game drives: Experience close encounters with Rhinoceros, Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, rare Black Impala and many more species. Horseback Safari to the majestic mountain valleys. Spa treatments: we offer...more
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Gonna Kraal Road | Little Brak River, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
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+27 44 696 6055
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, we are staying near Mossel Bay with my daughter and her friend who has never been to Africa. With that context Botlierskop is great for a little taste of seeing a few African animals. I certainly wouldn’t travel more than half an hour to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pusilla
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Botlierskop Experience. We appreciate your feedback and time writing this review. It is very important to improve our service and facilities. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very authentic bush getaway! The lodge was great and offered a word class setting and restaurant. Definitely one of the Garden Routes top destinations that should not be missed if you have the time to do it...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mignond189
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day, Thank you for the positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you very much for that awesome stay. We stayed in one of the luxurious tent suites on the other side of the river . It was quite an adventure to get there . Also a giraffe passed our way to the room and was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jessinew
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Good Day, Thank you for sharing your "Super Stay" - Experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our Luxurious Tented Suites across the river. Your feedback is very important to us, to improve our service and facilities. thanks again for your time writing...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Spectacular view, lovely food, friendly service. All in all, a great experience. The road was damaged by rain, and could use some upgrade, but it is a bush experience after all.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nelda_boggoms
Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Sunday-Lunch-Experience. We are glad you enjoyed the food, the view and service. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The guide was really friendly and knew what he was talking about. He gave us a lot of interesting information about the animals. The staff in general was very polite and even offered freshly squeezed juice at the end of the game drive (for free)....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank natalie_travels99
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Good day, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed the afternoon game drive. We are looking forward welcoming you back for another adventure. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a wonderful game lodge with mesmerizing views. We got to see the BIG 5 and all of them, we even rode the elephant and fed them and that was the most beautiful experience that one could experience. The staff is very professional and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Good day, Thank you for the review. Just to inform you... We don't do any Elephant rides or Feeding. We stopped it about 4 years ago. All our animals are free roaming. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Regards, Alison

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We did a 3 hour game drive with our two teenage daughters, it was a fabulous experience. Saw elephants, rhinos, lions, hippos, giraffes, buffalo, wildebeest, zebras and a number of other antelopes. The park is small enough that all the animals are reasonably easy to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annalobrien
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Game Drive Experience. We are glad you enjoyed the 3hour Guided Game Drive. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We spent 3 nights at Botlierskop and it was truly fantastic. Great accommodation, service and food. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dubaikevinDubai
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Good day, Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your 3 night stay. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Dear Botlierskop (we know the meaning now! :)) Team, special greeting to Silas... You all really make this place very special. Thanks for your friendlyness, attentiveness and also your professionality... This reserve is a very nice place, we really enjoyed our 2 nights ‚all inclusive‘...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cruel_duck
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Good day, Thank you for this amazing review. We are glad you had a very special time at Botlierskop. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Your feedback is very important to improve our service. We are looking forward welcoming you back in the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Went out for two hours on horseback on beautiful trails where you can see the wildlife throughout the reserve. There’s quite a variety of trails you’ll go through which made it a thoroughly enjoyable morning. I told them immediately my fears of cantering, but their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen317
Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Amazing Horsback Riding Experience. We are glad you enjoyed and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Alison

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Khushboo1102
12 May 2017|
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Response from Botlierskop | Property representative |
Good day, Day Visitors Game Drive no children under 3, but you can book a private game drive. Please do not not hesitate to contact us for more information.
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shahminal11
28 July 2016|
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Response from Botlierskop | Property representative |
Our farm is about 3500 ha and includes over 26 species of animals, including four of the Big Five as well as a wide variety of birds.
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