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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

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Address: Little Brak River | Gonna Kraal Road, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
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+27 44 696 6055
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Botlierskop offers various activities: Guided game drives: Experience close...

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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A Perfect Safari Experience

Beautiful Main House with Infinity pool, thatched restaurant with beautiful fire places. We stayed in a deluxe tent next to the river and had views of rhinos, gnus, zebras and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Nini v
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Starnberg, Germany
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Starnberg, Germany
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful Main House with Infinity pool, thatched restaurant with beautiful fire places. We stayed in a deluxe tent next to the river and had views of rhinos, gnus, zebras and boks grazing. Spectacular safari tours with a very knowledgeable guide. All employees friendly and competent Good food, good spa. A 6.000 ha paradise - we loved everything

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Thank Nini v
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely day out. 4 of the big 5 here. Not many of each but you do see all 4. The baby giraffe was so cute! The guide was very informative and the blankets were very welcome especially once it started raining! Take warm clothes as you go very high up and even when the sun is out its cold... More 

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Thank Jo P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The day visitor area is very nice. one can enjoy sundowners and on the deck and watch the wildlife. Food was good but a little on the expensive side for locals I would imagine. one can do elephant rides and horse back safari at the day visitor areas and various other activities. only sad part was they close it at... More 

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for your time writing this review. We are glad you enjoyed your sundowners and lunch at our Bishop Safari Lodge. Yes, we do 3 hour guided gamed drives, but we don't do any elephant rides or feeding. Thanks again for your time writing this review. We are looking forward seeing you again. kind regards, Alison More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review is just for the day safari. I did not spend the night. The facilities and buildings seem very pleasant, though. Nevertheless, the actual game experience is pretty limited. It's enjoyable since the land is beautiful. It only cost the equivalent of US$40, so I'm not going to say I'm disappointed. It's not even a bad value, but it's... More 

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank your for sharing your Botlierskop Experience and choosing Botlierskop for a day visit. We appreciate your time writing this review. Your feed is very important, positive or negative to improve our service. Kind regards, Alison More 

Chandigarh, India
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79 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You want to see the big 5 then visit the Game Reserve.In 3-4 hours in the Afternoon you see all the Big 5.

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Thank sdsbatth
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thanks you for the 5star review. We are glad you enjoyed your "surprise visit". Botlierskop has the big 4, unfortunately not the leopard. Thanks again for your time writing this review! Kind regards, Alison More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a one hour horse ride first, where came very close to girafs and some other animals. Very safe, have only been on a horse once, but felt very secure. Great guides. We also did the 3 hour day safari. Saw rhinos, elephants, lions, girafs and a host of other animals. Our guide Silas was great! We could not... More 

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the horse back safari and guided game drive.. We are looking forward welcoming you back. Kind regards, Alison More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Luxury game reserve 30 minutes from the beach Our guide Mario was excellent Horse riding on site is fabulous Very good facilities / excellent food

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Botlierskop, Marekting at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thanks for your review and choosing Botlierskop Private Game Reserve. Your feedback is very important to improve our service. Kind regards, Alison More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We book a sundowner game drive with lunch. It was really great value for money for a family. As we did not want to stay in the game reserve for the whole stay. This arrangement suited us perfectly. The communication through email from the staff was prompt and professional. We knew what to expect which was important as first time... More 

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for this 5star review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your guided game drive and lunch at our Day Visitor Centre. We appreciate your feedback to improve our service. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Alison More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

3 hours of fantastic scenery and animal-viewing. See all the animals close and enjoy an excellent guide for interesting information. Excellent restaurant for lunch after safari or spa treatment at the hotel

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thanks for your time writing this review and for choosing Botlierskop Private Game Reserve. Your feedback is very important to improve our service. Kind regards, Alison More 

Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of visiting this treasure of the Garden route in May 2016. Being a horse crazy girl, I looked forward to a horse back ride. Well,my expectations were exceeded and I can definitely give this wonder a 5 star rating. Thank you Botelierskop, you will surely see me again to try one of your other activities and... More 

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Thank Carmen B
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for choosing Botlierskop Private Game Reserve and for your time writing this wonderful 5 star review. We are looking forward welcoming you back! Kind regards, Alison More 

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