We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

Features Animals
Book In Advance
Tours from Botlierskop Private Game Reserve tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
377
All photos (377)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baby elephant”(7 reviews)
“lion walk”(14 reviews)
About
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. Spa treatments: we offer...more
Contact
Gonna Kraal Road | Little Brak River, Mossel Bay 6053, South Africa
Website
+27 44 696 6055
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
from US$ 238.17
More Info
from US$ 312.59
More Info
from US$ 982.44
More Info
Reviews (332)
Filter reviews
260 results
Traveller rating
171
70
13
6
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
171
70
13
6
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews horseback safari baby elephant lion walk manor house infinity pool the main lodge buffet lunch tented accommodation great reserve funny stories garden route wild animals stunning place hour tour a special place top class great guide
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 260 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We where a large group of 6 adults and six kids. The restaurant was very accommodating and efficient and the food for a buffet was well prepared. The facility has improved tremendously and for a small fee day visitors can enjoy a swim and relax...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank landseerc
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day, Thank you for the wonderful feedback and spending your Christmas Day with us. We are glad you and your family enjoyed our "new" Leisure area.... We hope to see you again in the near future for another Botlierskop Experience. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Such a special place on the Garden Route of all places. Malaria free animal drives and lodge stays! Has the wonderful African feel as if you are somewhere far in the bush and not only 6 km from the ocean. Super restaurant with lovely view...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eileen M
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Botlierskop Experience. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and are looking forward welcoming you back. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

So, we are staying near Mossel Bay with my daughter and her friend who has never been to Africa. With that context Botlierskop is great for a little taste of seeing a few African animals. I certainly wouldn’t travel more than half an hour to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pusilla
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Botlierskop Experience. We appreciate your feedback and time writing this review. It is very important to improve our service and facilities. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

A very authentic bush getaway! The lodge was great and offered a word class setting and restaurant. Definitely one of the Garden Routes top destinations that should not be missed if you have the time to do it...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mignond189
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Good day, Thank you for the positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you very much for that awesome stay. We stayed in one of the luxurious tent suites on the other side of the river . It was quite an adventure to get there . Also a giraffe passed our way to the room and was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jessinew
Botlierskop, Marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Good Day, Thank you for sharing your "Super Stay" - Experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our Luxurious Tented Suites across the river. Your feedback is very important to us, to improve our service and facilities. thanks again for your time writing...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Spectacular view, lovely food, friendly service. All in all, a great experience. The road was damaged by rain, and could use some upgrade, but it is a bush experience after all.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nelda_boggoms
Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Sunday-Lunch-Experience. We are glad you enjoyed the food, the view and service. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The guide was really friendly and knew what he was talking about. He gave us a lot of interesting information about the animals. The staff in general was very polite and even offered freshly squeezed juice at the end of the game drive (for free)....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank natalie_travels99
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Good day, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed the afternoon game drive. We are looking forward welcoming you back for another adventure. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a wonderful game lodge with mesmerizing views. We got to see the BIG 5 and all of them, we even rode the elephant and fed them and that was the most beautiful experience that one could experience. The staff is very professional and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank sarre1020
Botlierskop, marketing at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Good day, Thank you for the review. Just to inform you... We don't do any Elephant rides or Feeding. We stopped it about 4 years ago. All our animals are free roaming. Thanks again for your time writing this review. Regards, Alison

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We did a 3 hour game drive with our two teenage daughters, it was a fabulous experience. Saw elephants, rhinos, lions, hippos, giraffes, buffalo, wildebeest, zebras and a number of other antelopes. The park is small enough that all the animals are reasonably easy to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annalobrien
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Good day, Thank you for sharing your Game Drive Experience. We are glad you enjoyed the 3hour Guided Game Drive. Kind regards, Alison

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We spent 3 nights at Botlierskop and it was truly fantastic. Great accommodation, service and food. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dubaikevinDubai
Botlierskop, Manager at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Good day, Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your 3 night stay. Kind regards, Alison

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 nearby hotels
Eight Bells Mountain Inn
435 reviews
14.28 km away
Diaz Hotel & Resort
239 reviews
14.70 km away
Oceans Hotel
236 reviews
15.26 km away
Eden Country Inn
4 reviews
16.11 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 132 nearby restaurants
Peperboom Restaurant & Bakery
77 reviews
6.96 km away
Die Ou Pastorie Teetuin
58 reviews
7.09 km away
Black Vanilla
30 reviews
6.99 km away
Searles Village Restaurant & Pub
21 reviews
6.96 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 76 nearby attractions
Boplaas Garden Route Tasting Room
6 reviews
5.42 km away
La Chocolaterie Rococo
26 reviews
7.15 km away
Hartenbos Waterpark
29 reviews
11.72 km away
Janine Iron and Washing Museum
16 reviews
10.82 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Khushboo1102
12 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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.
0
Votes
shahminal11
27 July 2016|
Answer
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.
1
Vote