Botlierskop Private Game Reserve Hotel, Garden Route

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

Game Lodge at Botlierskop Farm, Little Brak River, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, South Africa. Show on Map

About Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

Set in the foothills of the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains and surrounded by the unspoiled beaches of the Indian Ocean, Botlierskop Private Game Reserve ensures a truly unique safari experience. Botlierskop Private Game Reserve is an exceptional place for a day visit; get away, special functions, theme evenings or even intimate and exotic weddings.

The reserve is situated on a 3500ha game farm and comprises of over 26 different species of animals and a wide variety of birds. Wildlife at the reserve includes the rare black Impala, Rhino, Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, Mountain Zebra and Eland.


Each of the 17 luxury air-conditioned tented suites at Botlierskop is elegantly decorated in a romantic colonial theme with 4-poster beds draped with mosquito nets. The en-suite bathrooms are lavishly equipped with deep baths and the outdoor bush showers ensure stunning views. The 7 bedroom Manor House on the reserve offers different accommodation with similar styles as the Tented accommodation.

Luxury rooms:
Luxury tented suites on private wooden decks with breathtaking views and mountainous surroundings. Elegantly decorated in colonial style with 4-poster beds and mosquito nets. Fully equipped with mini bar, coffee and tea facilities, telephone and a safe. The en-suite bathroom is lavishly equipped with deep baths and outdoor bush shower.

Deluxe rooms:
These deluxe tented suites with private wooden decks are situated on the river's edge with stunning views of the river and mountainous surroundings as well as a private jetty from which the guests can try their hand at fishing. The rooms have their own private outdoor bush shower as well as an en-suite bathroom with a deep oval bath. Fully equipped with mini bar, coffee & tea facilities, telephone and a safe.

Executive / Family Suites:
These spacious executive en-suite rooms with separate large lounge area are elegantly decorated in colonial style with 4-poster beds and mosquito nets and on the river's edge, with the picturesque Outeniqua mountains as a backdrop. Theses rooms are fully equipped with mini bar, coffee & tea facilities, telephone and a safe. The en-suite bathroom is lavishly equipped with deep baths and outdoor bush shower. You can also relax next to your own private splash pool. To round off you day, relax in your hammock while watching the sunset. Perfect for a honeymoon!

All suites are equipped with a mini bar, telephone and most have their own private jetty from which guests can try their hands at fishing. High-raised wooden walkways connect most of the tents to the main lodge and lounge area. The Fireplace restaurant provides guests with authentic South African meals, served in ambient settings.

Manor House Rooms:
Rooms are elegantly decorated in a contemporary country-style with mosquito nets and a small separate lounge area. It is fully equipped with mini bar, coffee & tea making facilities, telephone, TV, DStv with selected Movie Magic & sport channels, DVD player, safe, electrical blanket, heater/air-con, guest amenities, bath robes, slippers and en-suite bathroom with shower only. The Stable Manor house rooms excludes TV and en-suite bathroom has a bath and shower


The Fire Place restaurant is designed to accommodate and spoil guests without compromising on intimacy and comfort. To further enhance the experience, locally produced life entertainment includes African Drummers on selective evenings. Both of these are highly recommended and add to the uniqueness and special memories.


Wedding ceremonies are as popular at Botlierskop as our roaring fires, lions and venue! On the wooden deck many a happy couple has exchanged vows in front of friends, family and the presence of natural beauty and overwhelming tranquility. The game reserve has many opportunities for breathtaking photography and to make sure your memories are as precious as your wedding day, ask the wedding co-ordinater to direct you to the best available options.


Botlierskop is a well stocked, free roaming private game reserve, which gives visitors the opportunity to view African wildlife from the safety of 4x4 vehicles, in its natural habitat. Rhino's, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, eland, bontebuck and 26 more species, make up a total of more than 1800 animals. We are also proud of our relationship with the IFAW, which enabled us to assist in the rescue of 4 African lions, which are also seen during the game drive.


Game drives:
3 hour guided game drives in an open vehicle

Horseback safaris:
Saddle up for a horseback safari and escape to the majestic mountain valleys and beautiful fynbos for 1, 2 or 3 hours and experience nature like never before.

Bush walk:
For those who love the smaller things in life, we also offer guided bush walks with a lot of information and breathtaking scenery.

Bush Spa:
Treatments on offer are different massages, facials, body treatments (scrubs and wraps), hand and feet treatments, waxing and a variety of different packages. There is definitely something for everyone.


Botlierskop is easily accessible from Cape Town, a 4 hour scenic drive and lies in the world renowned Garden Route, just of the N2. The reserve is set in a malaria-free area and is in close proximity to George Airport, a 25 minute drive.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Health spa
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Roof deck
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls


  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Business services
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Dance floor
  • Decorating
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Parking
  • Standard conf. equipment

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.030282
Longitude: 22.139519

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 40km

Children policy
Children 6 years and older are welcome, children younger are welcome for day visits.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Exceptions to check-in times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
December 2005 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

It was a dream!! The stay at the resort, in the tent and the safaris!! All the best to you from astri in tent number 7...

astri faraasen, norway Travellers' Rating


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