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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve Blog

27 Jun 2017
Elephants in Botlierskop

Elephant Migration from Zimbabwe to Botlierskop

In September 2003 during the time of political instability in Zimbabwe, war veterans invaded Viv’s property. In order to save as many animals as possible, Viv moved some of his animals to the Ranch Hotel near Polokwane (former Pietersburg) in the north of South...

20 Feb 2017
Botlierskop Tented Suite Outdoor

21st century travel is characterised by trends and dynamics that attract the traveller to experience getaways in new and exciting ways. One such exciting new trend goes by the name “Glamping”. Glamping, a portmanteau (a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others) for glamorous and camping...

11 Mar 2016
Hippo meets Botlierskop Rhino

The Botlierskop Private Game Reserve is home to an abundant array of African wildlife and this now includes a bloat of hippos! Yes, a group of hippos is called a bloat…a fitting name for these...

15 Dec 2015
Self-Catering Bush Villa Patio

The holiday season brings with it an exciting new development at Botlierskop. Tucked away in a remote enclave of the fynbos-rich, 3500 hectare Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, lies the next step...

16 Nov 2015
Botlierskop’s Baked Cheesecake with Creamy Caramel Sauce

At Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, perfection is not an option it is a way of life, and the talented chefs at Botlierskop’s beautiful Fire Place Restaurant embody...