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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

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Address: Little Brak River | Gonna Kraal Road, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
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Botlierskop offers various activities: Guided game drives: Experience close...

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. Elephant back ride: Experience the real African thrill on elephant back. Spa treatments: we offer various treatments including African massages. Bush walk: guide tour on foot through the reserve to spot the smaller things.

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Recently visited Botlierskop where I treated our Chinese sailing delegation to a private game drive. This is an absolute MUST for all South Africans as well as visiting family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Paarl, South Africa
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Paarl, South Africa
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited Botlierskop where I treated our Chinese sailing delegation to a private game drive. This is an absolute MUST for all South Africans as well as visiting family and friends from other Countries. We saw (up close) Giraffe, Rhino, Elephant, various buck, Lion, Lioness, Zebra, Ostrich, Secretary Bird. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and bilingual. They have a curios... More 

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day, Best Experience... Wow... thank you! We appreciate your time writing this review and are glad you had a wonderful time. We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Alison More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! The experience was perfect and really brought our family together. Thank you Botlierskop! Daily trips around the farm to warm fireplaces and meals at night - the food was incredible and the tents so clean and enjoyable! You will definitely see us again soon.

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Morning, WOW!! Thank you for the wonderful comments and for sharing your Botlierskop experience. We are glad you had a fantastic weekend away and we are looking forward welcoming you back in the near future. Thanks again for your time writing this 5star review. Kind regards, Alison More 

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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful morning on a game drive, saw plenty of animals and came particularly close to some lions! Our guide, Silas, was incredibly knowledgeable about all the wildlife we saw, adding fascinating details to the breathtaking sights. He was also very warm and with a great sense of humour! Great value, and a morning well spent

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your morning game drive with Silas. We appreciate your time writing this review. Kind regards, Alison More 

Godalming, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our only chance to see game on our stay in SA and we went for a game drive on Christmas Day. We tried to book lunch but left it too late and there was no availability. The drive took 3 hours and we saw all the main animals on the reserve. It was great to get to see... More 

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for this wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed the 3 hour guided game drive on Christmas day! Thanks again for your time writing this review. we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Alison More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends visiting from Hong Kong who did not have enough time to visit a National Gane Park. As locals we were concerned that the private game reserve experiencecwill feel "canned". Not So! The guides were well informed, the natural scenery stunning and the animals magnificent. What you lost with fences and a public road crossing halfway, was made... More 

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for sharing your experience and your time writing this review. We are glad you enjoyed the game drive with your friends. We appreciate your feedback and time writing this review. It's very important to improve our service. Kind regards, Alison More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was traveling with an friend and we were used to travel an see a lot. Such a nice and and lovely welcome, team and location i do definitely not expect. Always litte but very nice thinks surprise us more and more. Really enjoyed the trip, would always recommend this place and thinking about coming back next year.

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for this amazing review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward welcoming you back next year! Thank you for your time writing this 5 star review. Kind regards, Alison More 

Sao Paulo, Brazil
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the Lodge instructure is perfect! Besides that, the animals seens to be very well taken care of! Amazing :)

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for this 5star review!! and your time writing it! We appreciate your feedback. Kind regards, Alison More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tented lodge was fantastic. The service also very good and the food fresh grilled. We enjoyed our two Night stay in Botlierskop and the awakening with giraffes and rhinos in sight.

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for choosing Botlierskop Private Game Reserve and sharing your experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Alison More 

Herrenberg, Germany
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For our first game drives (afternoon/morning), the Botlierskop reserve was the best address we could have found. We got a very warm welcome from our guide Duan with whom we spent the two game drives - he was quite experienced and explained everyting very well - with a lot of love for all the animals in the reserve. Only the... More 

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for the 5 star review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our luxury tented suite. We appreciate your time writing this review and sharing your Botlierskop Experience. Kind regards, Alison More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was quite easily one of the best experiences both myself and my wife have ever had. Nelius our guide was amazing second only to the superb accommodation and incredible animals. First class 10/10

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day, Wonderful! 5 stars! Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are delighted that you had an amazing time at Botlierskop. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Alison More 

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