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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

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Gonna Kraal Road | Little Brak River, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
+27 44 696 6055
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Awesome

We (myself and 10 and 11 year old) went for a horseride here across and around the game reserve... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SimonTemplar808
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London
Nice Game Drive

Our group of 7 friends booked a game drive and really enjoyed the experience. The cars we ride in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karim M
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Cairo, Egypt
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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 various treatments including African massages. Bush walk: guide tour on foot through the reserve to spot the smaller things.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lion walk” (14 reviews)
“day safari” (12 reviews)
“baby elephant” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
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

We (myself and 10 and 11 year old) went for a horseride here across and around the game reserve. It was incredible - we rode and saw lots. In fact so much we went back 3 days later and did it again. They were friendly...More

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good day, Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed the horse back safari. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Your feedback is very important to improve our service. Kind regards, Alison

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 7 friends booked a game drive and really enjoyed the experience. The cars we ride in aren’t very big, so the experience is quite private. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about all the animals and the reserve itself. We saw...More

Thank Karim M
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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning, Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed the game drive with your friends. Looking forward welcoming you back. Kind regards, Alison

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 booked a day trip to Botlierskop.Our guide; Silas was pleasant and very knowledgable.We were lucky to see the five resident rhinoceros; giraffe; elephant; lions:who had a kill the day before; wildebeest and buffalo.The reserve also has a herd of springbok including...More

Thank razia a
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Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning, Thank you for visiting us during your holiday. We are glad you enjoyed our 3 hour guided game drives and hope to see you again for the horseback safari or bush walk. Thank you for your time writing this review. Kind regards, Alison

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started this with an excellent light lunch then on to the Safari. 8 of us eventually on the tour. We saw Rhino Zebra Giraffe Lion Plus other animals. We were out for over 3 hrs and our guide Cornelius was friendly and gave us...More

Thank FireTim44
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Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day, Wonderful! Thank you for sharing your South African Adventure. We are glad you enjoyed the 3 hour guided game drive and lunch at our Day Visitor Centre. We appreciate your time writing this review. Kind regards, Alison

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Right from the start the staff went out pf their way to be positive and friendly.we were given a tour and offered complimentary drinks, whilst our car was parked and luggage taken to our luxury tent. The large tent had every amenity including, outside twin...More

Thank Cliff H
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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Good day, Thank you for the wonderful comments and sharing your Botlierskop Experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our luxurious tented suites, with outdoor showers. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Your feedback is very important to improve our service....More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We stayed overnight undertaking 2 game drives with Nelius. Unfortunately we did not see any hippos as they were 'hiding' in the reeds. All other animals seen and generally close up. We stayed in the Manor House and our room (22) was really nice, clean...More

Thank Chelseabluegirl1
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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Good Morning, Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad your enjoyed your stay in our Manor house and also the Game drives. We appreciate your time writing this review. Kind regards, Alison

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived to undertake the lion walk but had arrived at the wrong place - detour circa 5-6 miles to the right place. Lion walk was outstanding a chance in a lifetime - really excellent. Arrived back for lunch at main lodge and yes -...More

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Good day, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your game drive at Botlierskop. The catwalk is not on our farm and not part of Botlierskop. We appreciate your time writing this review. Your feedback is very important to improve our service....More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family of five adults, completing a morning game drive and then a 1hour horseback safari (for three of us). We have been to other game reserves over the years so have some points for comparison. Botlierskop felt very large and “wild”,...More

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Botlierskop, other at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Good day, Fantastic!! Thank you for the wonderful comments! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the Game Drive, lunch and Horseback Safari. Your feedback is very important to improve our service. We hope to see you again in the near future! Kind regards, Alison

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience...we stayed for 3 nights and had 4safari trips at 3hrs each. Visit was outstanding from the greeting/event explanation in the Lodge where you also eat & drink to leaving. Our room in the Manor House was lovely where we had our own infinity...More

Thank John H
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Botlierskop, other at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Botlierskop Experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our Manor House. Your feedback is very important to improve our 5 star service :-) Thanks for your time writing this review. Kind regards, Alison

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 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

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Botlierskop, other at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Good day, Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our Self Catering Bush Villas and can't wait welcoming you back! Thank you for your time writing this review. 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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