Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

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 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!

The Manor House

The newly renovated, air-conditioned Manor House Suites on the reserve are located in the original old farm house, dating back to the mid 1800s, with views of the plains of Botlierskop and is located close to the Botlierskop Tented Lodge. At the Manor House we do not accept children under the age of 6.

Self-Catering Bush Villas

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.

Luxury Tented Suites

With the Moordkuil River meandering lazily past them, each of the 21 spacious and elegant Botlierskop Luxury Tented Suites are spaced apart for privacy and rests gently on its wooden deck, blending seamlessly into their leafy, riverine and mountainous surrounds, offering splendid views out over the river and the mountains beyond.

Shaded by a canopy of ancient African trees, these tents are Colonial only in style. Every modern convenience and thoughtful touch will make you feel welcome and pampered.

Raised wooden walkways connect the suites to each other and the Main Lodge with its spacious lounge areas and open-plan Fireplace Restaurant that leads out on to the spacious wooden deck with wrap-around views of the valleys below. Within walking distance of the Main Lodge lies the original and historic Manor House. Small and intimate, the Manor has seven en-suite rooms with showers only. It has its own swimming pool and guests also make use of the Main Lodge facilities and restaurant. Children aged 6 and over are welcome at both the Luxury Tented Camp and The Manor House. Welcome to the elegance of a gracious bygone era, with every comfort in store.


The Villa Lodge

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.


Thank you for considering Botlierskop for your safari. Contact Us for the lowest rates available online, guaranteed!





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