Day Visitors

Designed specifically for day visitors with time constraints, our location is conveniently nestled midway between George and Mossel Bay. We offer a variety of activities, including Guided Game Drives, Horseback Safaris, Fijnebos Spa, picturesque Picnic spots and Leisure Facilities. Don’t miss out on a delightful lunch at Spekbos restaurant, available daily from 10:00 AM to 15:00 PM; be sure to make a reservation in advance to ensure availability.

Day Visitors

Designed specifically for day visitors with time constraints, our location is conveniently nestled midway between George and Mossel Bay. We offer a variety of activities, including Guided Game Drives, Horseback Safaris, Fijnebos Spa, picturesque Picnic spots and Leisure Facilities. Don’t miss out on a delightful lunch at Spekbos restaurant, available daily from 10:00 AM to 15:00 PM; be sure to make a reservation in advance to ensure availability.

FACILITIES

  • Events
  • Curios shop
  • Spekbos Restaurant with picnic spots
  • Bar facilities
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Leisure area with water slides, pool and a fountain pool for little ones
  • Swimming pool for adults
  • The daily fee is R80 per person, with children aged 0-2 years enjoying free admission. Guests who have booked activities will receive complimentary access.

EXTRA INFO

Children:
Children of all ages are welcome at Spekbos Restaurant
Children 3 – 12 years 50% of adult game drive rate
Children 12+ are regarded as adults
Parents with children under 3 years of age must book a private game drive
Children 7+ welcome on horseback safaris

 

Opening Hours:
Facilities are open from 08:00-17:00 all year
Spekbos restaurant offers lunch daily between 10:00-15:00
Please pre-book to prevent disappointment

EXTRA INFO

Children:
Children of all ages are welcome at Spekbos Restaurant
Children 3 – 12 years 50% of adult game drive rate
Children 12+ are regarded as adults
Parents with children under 3 years of age must book a private game drive
Children 7+ welcome on horseback safaris

 

Opening Hours:
Facilities are open from 08:00-17:00 all year
Spekbos restaurant offers lunch daily between 10:00-15:00
Please pre-book to prevent disappointment

Guided Game Drives

3 hour safari with over 26 different species of animals including Rhino, Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Hippo, rare Black Impala, Mountain Zebra and over 200 bird species on the 4500ha reserve

Sundowner Game Drives

3.5 hour safari with over 26 different species of animals including Rhino, Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Hippo and over 200 bird species on the 4500ha game reserve. Drive includes snacks and drinks

Private Sundowner Game Drives

Enjoy a 3.5 hour safari on your private game viewer with over 26 different species of animals including Rhino, Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Hippo and over 200 bird species. Includes snacks and drinks.

Private Guided Game Drive

Enjoy a 3 hour safari on your private game viewer with over 26 different species of animals including Rhino, Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Hippo, Impala, Eland, Waterbuck and over 200 bird species. Excludes snacks and drinks.

Horseback Safaris

Enjoy an exciting 1, 2 or 3 hour horseback safari and escape to the majestic mountain valleys and beautiful fynbos of the reserve and experience nature like never before. Experienced or non-experienced | ages 7+ years. 100kg Weight limit.

Horseback Outride

Choose the trails less travelled and enjoy a guided adventure on horseback! Explore through thick bushes and over mountainous terrain at working speed and view some game. Experienced riders only | ages 7+ years. 100kg weight limit.

Fijnebos Spa

Let our expert therapists soothe away your stress. 7 treatment rooms, indoor heated pool, sauna and steam room. Access only available when booking a treatment. Children ages 6-12 years between 08:00-10:00 only

Veterinary Safaris

If you have a passion for wildlife and conservation, you can now experience a once-in-a-lifetime Veterinary Safari. Accompany licensed wildlife vet, Dr Willem Burger on a Veterinary Safari

Spekbos Restaurant

Perched beside the tranquil dam, offering stunning views of the lush grassy plains where wildlife roams freely and the iconic Botlierskop “koppie,” Spekbos Restaurant is a haven of luxury. This beautifully adorned space boasts inviting couches, a charming curio shop, and both indoor and outdoor seating, providing the ideal setting for unwinding and savoring a delectable meal from our a la carte menu. Choose from an array of salads, light dishes, and chef’s specials.

Lunch is served from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and reservations are highly recommended to ensure your dining experience is nothing short of exceptional.

Spekbos Restaurant

Perched beside the tranquil dam, offering stunning views of the lush grassy plains where wildlife roams freely and the iconic Botlierskop “koppie,” Spekbos Restaurant is a haven of luxury. This beautifully adorned space boasts inviting couches, a charming curio shop, and both indoor and outdoor seating, providing the ideal setting for unwinding and savoring a delectable meal from our a la carte menu. Choose from an array of salads, light dishes, and chef’s specials.

Lunch is served from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and reservations are highly recommended to ensure your dining experience is nothing short of exceptional.

Luxury Picnics

Indulge in the epitome of luxury with our exclusive picnic experience. Delight in the shade of our serene picnic areas, nestled on wooden decks by the tranquil dam. With your pre-booked luxury picnic basket in hand, handpick your choice of wine and select from our curated menu of delectable dishes, all while savouring the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds you. To ensure your perfect outing, please make reservations at least 24 hours in advance.

Botlierskop Day visitor Activities1 Oct 2023-Sept 2024 1 Oct 2024-Sept 2025
AdultChildAdultChild
Guided Game drive (3h) ages 3+630315690345Book Now
Sundowner Game drive (3.5h) ages 6+10305151120660Book Now
Private Sundowner drive up to 9 guests (3.5h) incl snacks & drinks. All Ages Welcome.9720N/A10080N/ABook Now
Private Game Drive up to 9 Guests (3h) excl snack & drinks. All ages Welcome.7380N/A8010N/ABook Now
Horseback Safaris EXPERIENCE RIDER 1 h (weight <100 kg I age 7+)470470510510Book Now
Horseback Safaris EXPERIENCE RIDER 2 h (weight <100 kg I age 7+)94094010201020Book Now
Horseback Safaris NO EXPERIENCE RIDER 1 h (weight <100 kg I age 7+)470470510510Book Now
Horseback Safaris NO EXPERIENCE RIDER 2 h (weight <100 kg I age 7+)94094010201020Book Now
Horseback Outride 3.5 h (weight <100 kg I age 7+)1670167018201820Book Now
Veterinary Safari Elephants (3-4h) (No u/6 years)3300175036301815Book Now
Veterinary Safari Lion (3-4h) (No u/6 years)3300175036301815Book Now
Veterinary Safari Rhino (3-4h) (No u/6 years)3300175036301815Book Now
Luxury PicnicsBook Now
Estimated departure times
ActivityOct-AprMay-Sept
Guided Game Drive (3h) ages 3+09:00 I 13:0010:00 I 14:00
Sundowner Game Drive (3.5h) ages 6+06:00 I 15:0007:00 I 14:30
Horseback safaris09:00 -12:00 I 14:00-17:0009:00 -12:00 I 14:00-17:00
Horseback OUTRIDE (Only experienced riders)08:00 I 14:0008:00 I 14:00
Private Game Drive up to 9 Guests (3h) excl snack & drinks. All Ages Welcome.10:0015:00
Private Sundowner drive up to 9 guests (3.5h) incl snacks & drinks. All Ages Welcome.10:0015:00

OPENING TIMES

Open all year from 08:00-17:00
Please pre-book to prevent disappointment

TRAVELING TO BOTLIERSKOP

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
S34° 1’48.345″ E22° 8’26.971″