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Buffelsfontein Game & Nature Reserve - Day Tours

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R27 West Coast Road, Darling 7345, South Africa
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R27 West Coast Road, Darling 7345, South Africa
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"cape town"
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"swimming pool"
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"cheetah enclosure"
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"watering hole"
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"the cottages"
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"hour and a half"
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"friendly and helpful staff"
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"lion feeding"
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"three hours"
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"his life"
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"juice"
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"animals"
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"ranger"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fun afternoon here, only the two of us on a game drive. We saw lots of animals in the first 90 minutes including a rhino and giraffe. Then after a break we went to feed the lions and cheetah. This was excellent...More

Thank AndyPLang
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Seeing giraffe, wildebeest,white rhino,zebra and eland up close was brilliant. First hour couldn't fault them but then we got to the big cats! Things went drastically downhill. Cheetah in a small enclosure they could barely move in,two lions in a pen smaller than my lounge,...More

2  Thank Carol O
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

as long as you ahve the right expectations - do not expect to be in Krugerpark - this is a really nice experience for a Game Drive. It was only a 55 mins drive from our Hotel (Marriott Crystal Towers) and since the park is...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Good food and drinks. Friendly and helpful staff. Clean and neat. Swimming pool and lots of recreation to do.

1  Thank MEEUROTS
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went to visit the reserve for a game drive and unfortunately were less than impressed. The website prides itself on allowing you to see the big four..sadly that is not the case. You spend £60 for two people to be in a less than...More

3  Thank RobertaC1983
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

if I knew they had all the predators caged, I wouldn’t go. They should state that on their website. Besides the drive around for 1h, everything was like a zoo. The “guide” didn’t talk much and just said the name of the animals, and we...More

Thank Shepty
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We made a full 3 hrs tour they call „game drive“. We were taken to a kind of open air bus with about 30 people. Our „ranger“ drove us to several small enclosures, one with 2 cheethas of which one was blind on one eye,...More

1  Thank Onkel_August
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We booked out accommodation near reception as part of a wedding party (post-wedding). The rooms were clean and pleasant, with en-suites to both bedrooms. They have an interesting design where the living area is actually open to one bedroom aside from a curtain. Although its...More

Thank Lludd
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great find. Stayed with family 3 nights in the cottages. Felt much safer than usual game reserves as lions/cheetahs etc not free to wander around which makes life easier when visiting with small children. Food good and very cheap. Game drive is great too. Got...More

Thank Lindsay D
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Buffelsfontein is an easy drive of just over an hour from Cape Town on the Namibia Route.(R27) They have a variety of accommodation available which is very need and practical. The staff is friendly and meals provided tasty. They offer a "spit-braai" to groups, that...More

Thank 471andrev
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R500 p/p duration +-3 hours R250 p/p duration +-1 hour 30 minutes 9am and 2pm daily
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Buffelsfontein is very small and quiet in comparison to Kruger, but that is one of the reasons we love it so much. No elephants, but sure you will see plenty in Kruger. Nowadays restaurants cater for many different dietry... More
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