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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

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Little Brak River | Gonna Kraal Road, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
+27 44 696 6055
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We loved our stay at Botlierskop Villas. The accommodation was great with top quality equipment. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ronniej1872
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Costa del Sol, Spain
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Fabulous

Incredible place to stay! The tent was beautiful inside with amazing views. All the staff were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JoannaObermueller
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“day safari” (11 reviews)
“baby elephant” (7 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 6 days ago via mobile

We loved our stay at Botlierskop Villas. The accommodation was great with top quality equipment. We did a game drive and a bush walk and both were fantastic. We ate in the restaurant at the main lodge and it was lovely. We definitely will go...More

Thank ronniej1872
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible place to stay! The tent was beautiful inside with amazing views. All the staff were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful, from reception, to waiters and bar staff. Our game drives were amazing too, Simba and Mandela made them lots of fun and informative, really lovely...More

Thank JoannaObermueller
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you sharing your Botlierskop Experience. We are glad you had a fabulous time at Botlierskop. We appreciate your feedback and are looking forward welcoming you back. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely day-safari with a great guide. Positive: - great guide (Henre) - lovely green environment - spaceous set up - half-way bar with lots of choices Points for improvement: - buffet lunch was very expensive - hippo’s are in other area (not...More

Thank Edwin H
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good day, Thank you for the wonderful comments and feedback. Positive or negative is very important to improve our service. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Kind regards, Alisn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a relatively new reserve 17 years. A mountainous area with great rhinos. It was one of the Big 5 species that we hadn’t encountered. Guides were knowledgeable and pleasant. Not too crowded. Limited herd sizes but growing. If you haven’t been in the...More

Thank Drgole
Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for sharing your experience at Botlierskop. We appreciate your feedback. it is very important to improve our service. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We got married here ten years ago, and recently visited on a nostalgic whim. So much has changed (for the better) and lots of new accommodation added. Botlierskop is to me the most stunning place on earth, and has world class staff, service, accommodation and...More

Thank Jackie H
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Good day, Wow! Congratulations! We are glad you had a wonderful time ... again :-) at Botlierskop. We appreciate your feedback. We are looking forward welcoming you back for your next anniversary. Have a lovely day! Alison

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Our short holiday of two weeks had a rapidly filling itinerary. The ‘Garden Route’, Cape Town, Paarl and Joburg. But somewhere in there we HAD to fit in a game park without it consuming numerous days. After a little searching we came across this attraction;...More

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for your time writing this amazing review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Pity you didn't see the Giraffes, as we do have giraffes on our reserve. Please note that our animals are free roaming and we can't...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Our guide was Anele....great guy with knowledge and humour...lot of animals 4 of the big 5....we enjoyed a lot.

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Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for sharing your experience. Your feedback is very important to improve our service. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 8 September 2017

What an insightful outing, a team building excursion at one of Mossel Bay’s Top Tourist Attractions. Attention to detail is evident, the interior furnishings captures the essence of the surrounding; setting the tone for ones visit. Botlierskop Game Reserve never fails to amaze me, after...More

Thank GManager500
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Good day, Thank you for this amazing review and for choosing Botlierskop. We appreciate all your compliments and feedback. It's very important to improve our service. We are looking forward welcoming you back in the near future! Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We previously visited the tented accommodation near Klein Brak river as a couple and decided to book at the family accommodation (Bush Villas) close to Groot Brak river this time. What a treat! The accommodation has everything you might need for self-catering and a wonderful...More

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for sharing your Bush Villa - Family Visit- Experience :-) We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our Tented lodge as well as the Bush Villas. We appreciate your feedback. Thank you very much. Looking forward welcoming you and your...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Fabulous game drive on the garden route! Very interesting facts from the rangers, kept the kids interested and entertained for hours! Lovely to be able get up close and personal with the rhino, lion, giraffe, impala, and even the buffalo. Silas, our guide was entertaining...More

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for sharing your Botlierskop Experience. We are glad you enjoyed the safari. Your feedback is very important to improve our servicex 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
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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