Botlierskop is named after one of the spectacular rock formations on the farm. The odd-shaped hill also called “koppie” is a landmark in this area. This “koppie” was named after August Frederik Beutler. According to legends from the 1700s, the hill was used as a lookout point. When ships came in, the owner made a huge fire on the top of the hill. This was a sign for the nearby farmers that a ship was coming in so that they could get ready to bring fresh supplies to the ship. The captain of the ship used the fire as an old-fashioned lighthouse.