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    P.O. Box 116 | Darling, Darling 7345, South Africa
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    “big cats” (4 reviews)
    “cape town” (16 reviews)
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great Visit!! Enjoyed our day with Andrew and came early for breakfast. Very well kept place and doesn’t feel like a zoo feel at all- it’s very open and natural and really loved seeing the lions, cheetahs, panther, springbok, wildebeest, rhinos and giraffes. The restaurant...More

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    Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

    We stayed 3 nights in the self catering cottages. We have no complaints. Cottages were clean and comfy. Woke up in the mornings to buffalo, ostrich, deer, bok feeding at the waterhole. During the day down at the restaurant we saw giraffes, zebra, buffalo, wildebeest,...More

    Thank Ldruckman
    Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

    We staid here for one night at one of the luxury chalets ... these chalets are dated and very old fashion ... I do not even consider them farmstall design. Game drive is nice but the big magnet are the lion which are held in...More

    Thank Thomas N
    Reviewed 22 November 2016

    I recommend Buffelsfontein to those who don't have enough time to see animals in a National Park. It is not really my cup of tea since I dislike to see animals in cages, particular those once like Lions who need large space areas to room....More

    1  Thank Dieter S
    Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

    We had a peaceful fun time here in 16 bed roundhouse. 6 family rooms. Watched rugby in bar, braii outside house, rhinos came to window, amazing sunrises. Bring your own matches. Kids loved it! Excellent!

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    "the luxury chalets or the one big house"
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    "Choice is individual cabin, motel room, or large family lodge. All rooms surrounded by free-roaming animals."
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    "Stayed in the luxury chalet number 2, had a good view of the natural spring."
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    "We had Cottage number 2 which had a good view out over the waterhole - from the bed. This heped us to spot..."
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