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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

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  • Excellent64%
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“elephant feeding”(51 reviews)
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We loved it and will definitely visit again. Can recommend this place to anyone. Their on site restaurant is very, very nice and all the staff is very friendly and helpfull. Elephant feed is an experience that will stay with you for very long.More

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Response from Buffelsdrift, General Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 27 July 2017

Hello from the Buffelsdrift Team, Thank you for sharing this lovely review and for recommending us. We are so happy to hear that you had a very nice time at our restaurant and took the time to do an elephant feeding experience. Our elephant feeding...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Excellent service,friendly staff and overall interesting experience.,just a biit noisy in the evening,especially if you in a waterfront tent,but I guess that the experience of sleeping out in a game lodge.More

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Response from Buffelsdrift, General Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 24 July 2017

Hello from the Buffelsdrift Team, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you experienced our service as excellent and found our location as fantastic. Excellence truly are something we strive for here at our...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

One of the most stunning places ive ever been, (and i travel alot!) with wonderful staff and friendly service. Perfect place to relax and experience nature in a unique way. Cant wait to go back.... the views are too stunning for words! If you want...More

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Response from Buffelsdrift, General Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 24 July 2017

Hello from the Buffelsdrift Team, Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review and recommending us for a stay. We are very happy that you enjoyed relaxing stay and were able to experience nature in a unique way here at our lodge....More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We stayed In a tent equiped like a 5 stars hotel with good bed( with mattress heating) bathroom, facilities. The staff was atencious, mostly at the restaurant.The only thing to improve was updating maintenance of plumbing( there were water leakages under the sink), air conditioner(...More

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Response from Buffelsdrift, General Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 24 July 2017

Hello from The Buffelsdrift Team, Thank you for sharing this review of your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you had an overall comfortable stay in one of our tents. We try to equip our tents in such a way that will...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

After Ado disappointing as it is very touristic, more zoo than expected Africa feeling. Some trained elephants and three hippos. The attractions near by were even worst (would be closed in Europe). Poor and in-existing service by the reception. Restaurant service and food was nice...More

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Response from Buffelsdrift, Manager at Buffelsdrift Game LodgeResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you very much for your review. Please don't compare us with Addo. Addo is a Game Reserve where animals are all free roaming - we are a Game Lodge, hence the three orphaned elephants. Our elephants come from circumstances that if we did not...More

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"The rooms by the lake are the best"
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"All waterfront tents are beautiful, but the farther away from the main lodge the quieter your experience."
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"We were in tent 34. Last row but we had a good view of mountains and dam.Tents near the dam can be noisy as..."
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"We had one of the newer tents, fully equipped"
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