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Buffelsfontein Game & Nature Reserve

Buffelsfontein Game & Nature Reserve is a private game reserve situated an hour’s drive from Cape Town in the heart of the West Coast, a malaria free zone. Come and enjoy what we have to offer, from magnificent wildlife to superb South African scenery. At Buffelsfontein we believe in making your stay with us a memorable experience that will last a lifetime.


The accommodation units are situated near waterholes where the animals come to quench their thirst, so you can sit back and relax and have your own game viewing experience. We offer self-catering and full board accommodation.


All the self catering units are fully equipped with cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery, linen and private braai areas.

Two 2 bed chalets

Two 4 bed chalets (open plan)

A 20 bed guesthouse - it has 6 en-suite rooms all with beautiful views, a loft area with 8 three-quarter beds, a a very spacious open plan living area with a fireplace.


Five luxury cottages overlooking a natural spring. Each cottages consists of 2 en-suite rooms, lounge area and both rooms in the cottage are air-conditioned. The full board accommodation includes lunch, dinner, breakfast, accommodation and a game drive.


Buffelsfontein offers unique conference packages. Where else can you take your staff for a team-building where the only thing that can distract them is the roar of a lion or a spring buck grazing in the field close to the conference hall? 

We offer team building activities like game drives, treasure hunt, target shooting, clay pigeon shooting, catch & release fishing and tug of war. We also have a pool area where you can play pool volley ball and relax around a fire.

Fully Equipped with Standard Conference Equipment. (Flip charts, Over Head Projector, Over Head Data Projector, Lap Top Connectivity, Video, Audio Visual, P.A. System, extra Plug Points and extension Leads.)Air conditioned conference facility. We do not supply writing materials such as Note Pads, Pens, and Pencils.

Wedding Venue

With its tranquil setting and majestic beauty Buffelsfontein is the perfect setting for a wedding. We have a beautiful lapa area that overlooks a natural spring that can be used for a ceremony or a reception of smaller than 80 guests. For a bigger reception we have a function hall that can accommodate up to 350 guests with a dance floor. We do all the catering and offer a mouth watering buffet menu.


Our restaurant offers traditional South African dishes like Bobotie and our own Game Pie. Our food is served with true West Coast hospitality and the restaurant is open everyday of the week from 08h00 to 17h00 for day visitors.

Game Drives

Buffelsfontein offers visitors the change to see the wonders of nature on our game drives. These game drives are guided tours and go out daily at 09h00 and 14h00 and can take up to 3 hours. Of the big five we have the Lion and the Buffalo. Other animals you can expect to see on the game drives are Giraffe, Zebra, Kudu, Eland, Oryx, Blue Wildebeest, Springbok, Bontebok, Caracal, Red Hartebeest and much more.

Day trips

With Bike & Saddle we now offer a unique Cycle and Game Viewing experience, not to be missed. Read more here.


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