Buffelsdrift is situated just outside Oudtshoorn en-route to the Cango Caves and a myriad fascinating sights and sounds in the area.

Our understated tented accommodation is all about simplicity and style, providing guests a true bushveld experience, yet sparing no effort when it comes to comfort and luxury.

Looking out onto the magnificent Swartberg Mountains and sprawling vistas, our 34 free-standing luxury tents present stunning views over the waterhole with a wide variety of wildlife to be viewed right from your doorstep.

The Lodge offers 9 luxury waterhole tents, 20 luxury tents and 5 luxury family tents all equipped with an en-suite bathroom, private outdoor shower, air-conditioning, mini bar, digital safe and its own game viewing deck.

This is the perfect destination catering for every type of visitor from honeymooners to solo travellers, families or corporate retreats — at Buffelsdrift we’ll see to every need ensuring our guests have an unforgettable bushveld experience right in the heart of the Klein Karoo.

Our Rooms

At Buffelsdrift our luxury air-conditioned, en-suite tents offer guests the unique opportunity to experience the quiet beauty of nature like never before.

Situated in the heart of the magnificent Klein Karoo, Buffelsdrift Game Lodge aims to bring our guests outstanding accommodation with the highest quality standards. We offer 24h on-site service while our welcoming, skilled staff is perfectly tuned to our guests’ needs.

Delight in a true African bushveld experience with no shortage of comfort, luxury and understated elegance.

All our tents are equipped with:

  • King Size or Twin beds
  • Fully en-suite bathrooms
  • Private outdoor hot water shower
  • Dual air-conditioning
  • Digital safe
  • Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Free WiFi

Luxury Waterhole Accommodation (9 units):
Our luxury waterhole tents offer true African style accommodation and are perfect for those wanting to immerse themselves in the raw beauty of nature. Each tent has its own sundeck overlapping the water’s edge providing the perfect space to sit back, relax and enjoy the pristine beauty that surrounds you and the magnificent waterhole and its banks teeming with free-roaming wildlife.  

Luxury ( Horizon View ) Accommodation (20 units): 
These tents are only a few metres from the waterhole and offer fantastic views of the entire lodge. Surrounded by Karoo fynbos and magical views of the bushveld, this is authentic African style accommodation as you’ve never experience it before.

Luxury Family Accommodation (5 units): 
Buffelsdrift offers an authentic bushveld experience the entire family will enjoy. Our luxury family tents can easily accommodate a family of five with a main room and children’s room separated by an en-suite bathroom.

Wake to magnificent panoramic views of the mountains, boundless blue skies and incredible vistas — all you need do is peek out the window or leisurely lounge on your veranda. Set within walking distance of the 5 hectare waterhole, you might also be lucky enough to spot some wildlife from your threshold.

Our Facilities

Get in Touch

Contact Details
Telephone: +27 44 272 0000
Fax: +27 86 523 8345
Email: info@buffelsdrift.com
Website: www.buffelsdrift.com

Business Hours

Check In: From 14:00
Check Out: At 10:00


Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude: -33.983359
Longitude: 22.465336

Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude: S33 59 00
Longitude: E22 27 55

Latitude: S 33 59.002
Longitude: E 22 27.920

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