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Botlierskop Private Game Reserve Blog

29 May 2018
Western Cape Accommodation

With crackling fireplaces, low season accommodation specials, amazing bird and wildlife sightings and spectacular fynbos in full bloom, winter is, in fact, one of best times of year to visit Botlierskop Private Game Reserve in the Garden Route for the ultimate family getaway. You’re likely to wish this enchanting season will never end....

09 Nov 2017
Botlierskop Lions

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve has recently released 3 lions into a 1000 hectare portion of land in the reserve. As soon as these lions were released they hunted and made their first kill, taking down a Blue Wildebeest....

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...