Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

Located just off the world famous Route 62, Buffelsdrift Game Lodge offers a malaria free safari experience in the heart of the Klein Karoo. With the Swartberg mountains as backdrop and a magnificent waterhole at your doorstep, guests staying at the lodge have the opportunity to view  a wide array of wildlife including Elephants, Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo and over 200 bird species. 

Accommodation at Buffelsdrift consists of  29 free-standing luxury tents. Simply and stylishly decorated, they not only offer you a true bushveld experience, but real comforts of luxury accommodation. There's also a spa and swimming pool to retire to after a long day out game viewing. 

The lodge is also just a stone's throw away from a number of local attractions including ostrich farms, vineyards and the world famous Cango Caves.




  • Located in the heart of the Klein Karoo 
  • Malaria Free
  • Luxury tented accommodation
  • Wide variety of game and bird species

Our Thoughts

A unique South African bushveld experience in the heart of the Klein Karoo. We recommend treating yourself to a meal at their restaurant or a treatment at their onsite spa.

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar 


Specialising in authentic Karoo cuisine, the Buffelsdrift Restaurant offers guests a delicious a la carte menu of homemade foods and local fresh produce. As accompaniment, their wine selection consists of some of the best award-winning wines on Route 62, South Africa’s longest wine route.

Luxury waterfront tents -  The sundeck on each waterfront tent overlaps the water’s edge and is the ideal spot to relax during your stay.  Enjoy sundowners on the deck whilst viewing free-roaming animals in the water and surrounding banks.

Luxury horizon view tents - These luxury tents are set only a few metres away from the waterhole and provide an elevated view of the surroundings. They also have great views over the whole lodge area and are surrounded by true Karoo fynbos.

Luxury family tents - The Family units have a spacious main room and a children’s room with a shared en-suite bathroom separating the rooms. These units can accommodate a family of up to 5 people. The family tents provide an elevated view of the surroundings and Swartberg Mountains and is in walking distance of the 5 hectare waterhole. 

  • Bush safaris
  • Meerkat safaris
  • Stargazing
  • Spa treatments
  • Elephant experiences 

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Please note that due to the fluctuating currency at this time, all quotes are subject to change at time of booking.

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Opening Hours (UK Time)
Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
+44 (0)20 7843 3531

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