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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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The day visitor area is very nice. one can enjoy sundowners and on the deck and watch the... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Michael P
Not an actual safari but enjoyable

This review is just for the day safari. I did not spend the night. The facilities and buildings... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Luke P
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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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Little Brak River | Gonna Kraal Road, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

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...More

Thank Michael P
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

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...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017 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...More

Thank Luke P
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

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

Reviewed 6 February 2017

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.

Thank sdsbatth
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

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

Reviewed 4 February 2017 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,...More

Thank MrEmkei
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

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

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

Thank thierrybP1244SN
Botlierskop, Marekting at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

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

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...More

Thank MELondon33
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

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

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

Thank Anthea002
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

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

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...More

Thank Carmen B
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

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

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Its a breath of fresh air.loved walking with the elephants and taking a helicopter ride.it is so beautiful there,especially drinking sundowners,overlooking the river.great place for having a wedding.

Thank sarnevdm
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016

Good Day, Thanks for your review... Wow, must be a while ago... We don't do any interaction with the elephants any more. But we are glad you had an amazing time. Looking forward welcoming you back at Botlierskop. Kind regards, The Botlierskop Team

Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a private game ( farm) reserve over 1,000's of hectares . So it's a big private safari but the animals are there because they've been brought there and some have been rescued (all good!). Lions, elephants, rhino's and buffalo make up 4 of...More

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Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Good Morning, Thank you for sharing your Botlierskop experience. We are delighted that you had an amazing time at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve. We appreciate your feedback, positive or negative. it's very important to improve our service. Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Botlierskop...More

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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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