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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

#1 of 15 Tours in Mossel Bay Features Animals
Little Brak River | Gonna Kraal Road, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
+27 44 696 6055
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AN OKAY GAME DRIVE

The staff were friendly and welcoming. Whilst waiting for your three hour game drive refreshments... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
BrendaWilliams_12
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
More like a private zoo

It feels more like a private zoo honestly. After few.minutes even kids zoned out as the environment... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Hemant C
via mobile
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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. 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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“day safari” (10 reviews)
“luxury tents” (5 reviews)
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Little Brak River | Gonna Kraal Road, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
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+27 44 696 6055
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

The staff were friendly and welcoming. Whilst waiting for your three hour game drive refreshments are offered. There is also gift shop for souvenirs and some clothing items. Not too far from the main building was Wildebeest and one Bontebok and there was evidence that...More

Thank BrendaWilliams_12
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning, Thank you for you time writing this review and sharing your experience. WE appreciate your feedback, it's very important to improve our service. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

It feels more like a private zoo honestly. After few.minutes even kids zoned out as the environment for animals is completely managed. The guide was knowledgeable and gave good information about animals and thier habitat. I would suggest research and go to a actual game...More

Thank Hemant C
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day, Thank you for sharing your experience. We appreciate your feedback, positive or negative. Its very important to improve our service. Thanks again for your time. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Lots of photo opportunities. A good selection of animals to observe and study. The park is well managed and the tour guides are very proficient. We were on a four wheel drive and other people we knew were on different vehicles and all commented on...More

Thank alanog
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Good day, Thank you for the 5 star review and sharing you game drive experience. We appreciate your time writing this review. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 18 April 2017

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,...More

Thank bevl238
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

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

Reviewed 18 April 2017 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.More

Thank chaneferreira
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

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....More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 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...More

Thank AKDent
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

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

Reviewed 11 April 2017

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...More

Thank Alison S
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

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

Reviewed 11 April 2017 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...More

Thank Sue-Jeanne J
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

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

Reviewed 10 April 2017

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...More

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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

Reviewed 6 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 7 April 2017

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

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Khushboo1102
hi , is it possible to do the safari with an infant ?
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
Yes.does ur game reserve has all big 5 animals? And it is not like a zoo na?
27 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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shahminal11
We r family of 7 would u accommodate in big one house of 4 rooms...? Do u get to see lions n chitchat also. Is these like a zoo? Do u serve veg food.?
27 July 2016|
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Response from Botlierskop | Property representative |
Morning, please give us more information (how many adults/children) and your e-mail address and we will answer all your questions. Yes, you will see lions on your Game drive. And our restaurant do serve vegetarian food.
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