With the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains as a backdrop and sweeping views out over the glistening Indian Ocean below, lies Botlierskop Private Game Reserve. Just 4.5 hours’ drive from Cape Town, it’s midway between Mossel Bay and George, on South Africa’s scenic Garden Route.

Come and share the bounty and breathtaking beauty this 4,200 hectare reserve has to offer. Botlierskop Game Reserve will ensure you enjoy a uniquely South African Safari Experience, with a range of luxury accommodation from sumptuous tented lodges and stately manor suites to spectacular, self-catering villas and an entire village built with children in mind. This gracious family-owned and privately-operated game reserve is malaria-free and home to four of the Big 5 (lion, elephant, buffalo and

rhino) as well as cheetahs and a host of antelope, including rare black impala, zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, hippo and more.
Spend a memorable day – or come and stay. Day visitors are as welcome as overnight guests at Botlierskop with a range of activities from safari game drives, horseback safaris, pampering spa therapies, restaurant options, children’s activities, spacious decks and swimming pools, there truly is something for everyone.

All this and a very warm welcome awaits you!



Botlierskop Tented Lodge situated on a hilly outcrop with elegantly decorated tented suites, spaced apart for privacy and rests gently on its wooden deck, shaded by a canopy of Ancient African Trees. Fijnebos spa is situated at the lodge and activities includes horseback safaris, guided game drives and more. Ages 6 and older welcome

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Wedged between the majestic Outeniqua mountains and the expansive herb and vegetable gardens, the houses of The Village Lodge are uniquely quaint, delightfully different with each offering its own special flair, reminiscent if a yesteryear village, but thoroughly contemporary in every way. It’s the perfect address for a country escape – for families with kids of all ages, and couples alike.

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These eight luxurious, family-friendly Self-Catering Bush Villas make getting away from it all an occasion. The fully equipped kitchen, dining room and lounge with TV and fireplace open onto an expansive outdoor entertainment area with barbeque facilities and splash pool overlooking the tranquil dam – where hippos wallow, birds swoop and an array of wildlife come down to drink.


Eat. Play. Do.
Bring your friends and family for a day out to remember. You’re spoilt for choice at the range of activities on offer – from half or full day safari packages, pampering spa treatments, delicious lunches, horseback safaris, guided game drives and so much more. Our new Day Centre opened on 1 December 2018. This leisure area features a swimming pool for adults, a pool with water slides for the kids and a fountain pool for the little ones. Come and enjoy our newly-built shady picnic areas on wooden decks at the dam.

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Visit our blog section to learn more about Big 5 wildlife, Western Cape fauna & flora, news about activities and the Botlierskop Game Reserve happenings!