Situated on a 3000ha game reserve located between Mossel Bay and George, and set in amongst spectacular mountain ranges, the child-friendly (children aged 6 yrs and over are welcome) and malaria-free Botlierskop Private Game Reserve offers an immense diversity of wildlife and activities coupled with luxurious, tented accommodation in beautifully appointed private suites discreetly positioned along the riverbank.
Botlierskop is easily accessible from Cape Town – less than a 4½ hour scenic drive from the Mother City and lies in the world renowned Garden Route, just off the N2 highway.
The reserve is in close proximity to George Airport, a 25 minute drive.
The reserve comprises of over 26 different species of animals and more than 200 bird species. Wildlife at the reserve includes the rare Black Impala, Rhino, Buffalo, Giraffe, Mountain Zebra, Eland and Lions (in a seperate enclosure) and elephants.
Accommodation comprises of
15 En-suite tents in total:
1 Family Suite
1 Executive Suite
3 Deluxe Suites
10 Luxury Suites
Each of the luxury 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, outdoor bush showers and have stunning views.
All tented suites are equipped with the following:
Personal Ranger service
Tea / Coffee station
The pool with its’ breathtaking views of the valley below is balm for the soul and wonderfully relaxing.
The large open-air deck, with its’ unobstructed valley vista, seamlessly integrates the unique fauna and flora of
the area with soothing African bush ambience in the distance.
The Spa situated on the riverbank surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery consists of two treatment rooms
named Fauna and flora. The interior matches the exterior, bringing nature indoor but with a touch of elegance and comfort. Expect and encounter, the expertise of a professional therapist and a massage catering to your every need in
a luxurious environment.
Here at Botlierskop, where heaven meets earth at the end of each day, relax and enjoy glorious sunsets on
whispery summer nights or seek out either of our two indoor fireplaces for a cosy winter evening. The elegant thatched
roof and volcanic rock Fireplace Restaurant provides the perfect setting for a unique dining experience you won’t
want to miss with locally produced live entertainment in the form of drumming circles.
Additional activities for
Fishing Tennis Court Canoeing
Contract us for our one, two and three day packages and choose you own activity for the day ~ Terms and conditions apply
Day visitors or overnight guests can enjoy the following activities:
Guided game drives: With close encounters with rhinos, lion, buffalo, giraffe, mountain zebra, eland, rare black impala, and more than 20 other antelope species. Elephant back rides: Experience the real African thrill on elephant back for one hour.
Helicopter flight: Coastal Helicopter flight, an ideal opportunity to view the sharks
Picnic with the elephants: Enjoy a picnic in tranquil settings and relax amongst these extraordinary animals.
Horseback safaris: Saddle up for a horseback safari and escape to the majestic mountain valleys and beautiful fynbos for 2 hours and experience nature like never before.
Spa Treatment: On offer is different massages, facials, body treatments (scrubs & wraps), hand and feet treatments, waxing and a variety of different packages.
...we also offer guided nature walks, packed with information and breathtaking scenery.
Magda Neethling Conference Room
Business in the Bush: Having a conference at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve is an ideal way to boost business and achieve success. State of the art technology, set amidst unique and serene surrounds. The seating capacity ranges from 50 delegates cinema style, to 36 delegates schoolroom style. Various activities available.
The dawning of your wedding day brings with it a mixture of emotions... Take some time to relax and let us create an African wedding of a different kind at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve.