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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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Day safari for eight

We arrived to undertake the lion walk but had arrived at the wrong place - detour circa 5-6 miles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wemakaro
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Wonderful day at Botlierskop

We visited as a family of five adults, completing a morning game drive and then a 1hour horseback... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
suekitchen17
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, 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. 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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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Gonna Kraal Road | Little Brak River, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Wemakaro
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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank suekitchen17
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Botlierskop, other at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank ronniej1872
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Botlierskop, other at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 8 January 2018 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
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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 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
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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 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

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Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

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

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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
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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

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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

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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

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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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