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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We were a couple of friends who camped at Bokpoort before and after doing a hiking trail. It suited us very well as it is close to Golden Gate and not too far from Clarens either. Although we only got to sleep over for two nights, it was still memorable with the beautiful surroundings and horses grazing. The two nights...

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We were helped quickly and efficiently we only spent one night there had to leave early ( did not want to )but it was very cozy and welcoming the wiew was amazing loved the horseback riding wonderful bar and braai area going back next year can't wait for next year . Breakfast was the best I've had in a long...

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had a very nice stay at Bokpoort Cowboy Ranch and was very well looked after by management. Beautiful scenery between the mountains and nice place to set up tent for a overnight stay and not situated far from Clarens or Golden Gate. Lots of activities to do! Will certainly visit again in future. Thanks!

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The owners are not very helpful or friendly. Dirt road and nothing really to see or do. DON'T GO WITH A TENT. The wind will blow you away. Very very primitive. No television. Dogs bother you. make yourself ready for lots and lots of flies.

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bokpoort, Owner at Bokpoort Cowboy Ranch, responded to this review

You forgot that i told your son not to put up the tent in the camping area, but next to your chalet, so it would not blow away if you and them took my friendly advice. And by the way im not the one who creates the wind. This is a cowboy ranch if you know, so normally at a...

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The "road" to bokpoort is poor, but navigable. The horse riding is great fun in Western style saddles, the scenery amazing and galloping across the rolling grasslands gives you a true cowboy experience. For the price and work they're put through , I would have expected the horses to be better fed. The bits are also very harsh and seemingly...

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3Thank David K
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Firstly, I would like to make it clear that this review is only with regards to the Bokpoort venue, the bar and the Horse Back riding activity as I did not overnight here. The area is about 5 minute's drive from Clarens central. The road (which is unpaved) is easy to reach as there are numerous signs showing the way....

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Thank Corney C
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

After being on the road for 5 hours (and we were told we can book in any time)...we arrived just after 14h30. A man....who i found out afterwards was one of the owners did not welcome us but pointed me to the bar where a youngster worked. He had no idea that we booked and in which chalet. I was...

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3Thank Liesl G
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Came to Bokpoort for their two hour outride and loved every minute of it. The horses are well taken care of and are calm and gentle. The ride is easy so if you're a beginner you will still manage easily. You can go at your own pace and if you want to canter and gallop you can stay upfront or...

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Thank Dani_jhb
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I went camping there with some friends for two days and we had a wonderful stay there ! Where to start ? The place is wonderful, quiet with a wonderful view at sunrise and sunset, very nice place to camp with all the regular facilities. The staff is really nice, warm and helpful, they will do everything to help you...

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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We phoned and inquired about a caravan site. We were informed that the road was fine for towing a caravan. Unfortunately this is not so. The road is awful for towing a caravan, we travelled the 4km at about 10-20kmph. We arrived and I proceeded to the reception, where I waited for 10 minutes calling out in the pub, diningroom...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bokpoort Horseback Adventures and Holiday Farm offer down to earth accommodation with a hint of luxury as well as exciting outdoor activities ranging from horseback trial safaris to mountain biking. Each accommodation consists of self catering facilities and boasts with incredible views. Activities at Bokpoort holiday farm is endless and available for all ages & experience levels. Striving to make each and every guest feel like family with its top of the range friendliness & unique character design. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bokpoort Cowboy Ranch

Address: Clarens 9707, South Africa (Formerly Bokpoort Horseback Adventures and Holiday Farm)
Region: South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Number of rooms: 9
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