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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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A Fantastic tour for those short on time while completing the 'Garden Route'

Our short holiday of two weeks had a rapidly filling itinerary. The ‘Garden Route’, Cape Town... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael B
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Queensland, Australia
Safari tour

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

Reviewed 10 October 2017
FannyGimenez
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Ghent, Belgium
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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 good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank FannyGimenez
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

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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

Thank NikkiSCT
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

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to give the day visitors safari a go as we have heard good things. It was really good. You can not compare it to the Kruger park. But it is nice outing with a very informative guide. Super bumpy so if you have...More

Thank michlub1981
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Good day, Thank you for your 5star review! We appreciate your time writing this review. It's very important to improve our service. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We took a drive and ended up at Botlierskop. Eventhough it was not their open hours(of which we werent aware) the staff were still very helpful and just for that we've decided to take our American family & friends for their game drive there! First...More

Thank Lisma S
Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for sharing your first impression :-) We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Alison

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 30 May 2017

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 30 May 2017

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

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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

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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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