Botlierskop Private Game Reserve Blog

16 Sep 2017
Botlierskop’s Baked Cheesecake with Creamy Caramel Sauce Recipe

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...

07 Sep 2017
Horse Riding in Western Cape

Exploring the diverse, fynbos-covered landscapes of the Botlierskop reserve on horseback is a unique, South African experience. Knowing that the horses themselves are truly South African and have developed from a long history in the Cape, makes the experience even more authentic.

Horses were first introduced to South Africa by Jan van...

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...

24 Mar 2017
Botlierskop Equine Safari Adventures

Taking something of great beauty and passion and developing it into a practical, useful entity has always been present in the vision and all forms of planning at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve.


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...