Otterskloof Private Game Reserve Philippolis Lodge or Self-catering, Free State

Otterskloof Private Game Reserve

4 Star Game Lodge at 30km on the Luckhoff Road, Philippolis, 9970, Xhariep, Free State. Show on Map

About Otterskloof Private Game Reserve

Otterskloof Private Game Reserve lies on the border of the Free State and Northern Cape along the majestic Van Der Kloof Dam. Set in an unique part of South Africa, this jewel of the Free State awaits to surprise our visitors. The reserve is set on 13800 hectares of dramatic Karoo landscape with an unique river ecosystem containing, amongst others, breeding pairs of Cape clawless otters.


Otterskloof Private Game Reserve offers high standards in accommodation, close wildlife encounters, beautiful vistas, and personal service. The accommodation is spread over 2 lodges, each with it's own character:

Safari Lodge:
Safari Lodge is the main lodge and offers luxurious catered accommodation in a revamped farm homestead - each room with it's own separate entrance.

Standard Twin Rooms - En-Suite: Coffee making facilities, room fans, room heaters, warm blankets, shower.

Deluxe Family Rooms - En-Suite : Large room with additional beds on request, coffee making facilities, room fans, room heaters, warm blankets, shower

Safari Lodge Amenities:
• Bar
• Cosy fireplace
• TV area with satellite television
• E-mail and internet facilities
• Pool table
• Darts
• Mini-library

Bush Lodge:
Set in a reclaimed hunting outpost and offers a close-to-nature private self-catering lodge with 3 en-suite bedrooms. All rooms en-suite (*a high-clearance vehicle is required - transfer to Bushlodge can be arranged)

Services and Activities

• Hunting
• Game drives
• Fishing
• Hiking
• Mountain biking
• Conference facilities for up to 22 guests

Places of Interest

• Philippolis
• Van der Kloof Dam
• Gariep Dam
• Tigers at John Varty

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Safe for valuables
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by Otterskloof Private Game Reserve)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
Recommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -30.154270
Longitude: 25.046397

Closest airport(s)
Bloemfontein Airport - 200km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome

Listed on
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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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