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Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve



Situated on the R27 in the heart of the West Coast, you will find the private game and nature reserve, Buffelsfontein. Buffelsfontein is dripping with magnificent wildlife and superb South African scenery. The reserve is a tranquil setting and the perfect destination for a break-away to revive and relax. It offers a variety of facilities that are surrounded by the beautiful natural scenery of the West Coast. Being less than 60 minutes' drive from Cape Town city centre makes it ideal for a quick get-away or day excursion.

The reserve which started out as a 1600 hectare cattle farm was bought by Mr Paul Loubser in 1993. Loubser realized the potential of the land to serve as a reserve and tourist destination and over time the infrastructure started to change with the introduction of a restaurant, bar and accommodation. Because of the weak perimeter fencing at this time, only smaller animal species could also be introduced. But this was all threatened in the summer of 2000 when the farm had a huge setback. A large fire destroyed almost everything on the cattle farm. This destruction included a high percentage of fencing, building structures, plant and animal life. But in the years that followed Buffelsfontein cattle farm rose from the ashes like a phoenix and was transformed into what we now know as the Buffelsfontein Game and Nature reserve.

Buffelsfontein offers visitors the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature on their game drives. The game drives are usually conducted every day 09:00 and 14:00. The reserves rangers promise to take guests on a memorable trip, showing them more about nature and its secrets. Some of the wildlife that visitors could expect to see on a game drive include:
  • Lion
  • Cheetah
  • Rhino
  • Buffalo
  • Giraffe
  • Zebra
  • Blue Wildebeest
  • Red Hartebeest
  • Kudu, Eland
  • Oryx (Gemsbok)
  • Bontebok
  • Springbok
  • Duiker
  • Steenbok
  • Caracal
There are however some species which are in the reserve but that are rarely seen on game drives, these include:
  • African Wildcat
  • Bat-eared fox
  • Cape fox
  • Genet
  • Grey buck
  • Mountain Reedbuck
  • Porcupine
  • Aardvark
  • Aardwolf
  • Honey Badger
For those who are basing themselves in the Cape Town area, the reserve also offers day trips departing from pre-arranged locations around the City centre, Waterfront and Atlantic seaboard areas. The Day Trip Safari includes the transportation to and from Buffelsfontein, breakfast on arrival, game drive with refreshments and lunch (A la Carte or buffet).

Visitors are always welcomed with true West Coast hospitality.

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Sleeps: 8

Rotsvas

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Yzerfontein

11.0km South of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Rotsvas provides beachfront self catering accommodation in Yzerfontein on the Cape West Coast. Situated in the small and charming harbour town of Yzerfontein where there are a few restaurants and shops, approximately 1km away. There is a small beach in fr

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Sleeps: 5
From R 800,00
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Lugkasteel

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Yzerfontein

11.6km South of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Lugkasteel offers visitors to the seaside town of Yzerfontein, Cape West Coast, with self catering accommodation. Situated on the peninsula of Yzerfontein (a small town within easy reach of Cape Town) where nature provides the entertainment. Here you can

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Sleeps: 8
From R 2 500,00
Per unit, per night.

Bella Capensis

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Yzerfontein

11.7km South of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Bella Capensis provides self catering accommodation in the seaside town of Yzerfontein, Cape West Coast. Bella Capensis is situated close to the quiet beaches of Yzerfontein yet high enough for panoramic views of the ocean and the Cape Peninsula. Enjoy a

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Sleeps: 6 in 3 units/rooms

Lewens-Essens B&B

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Yzerfontein

11.7km South of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Lewens-Essens B&B offers bed and breakfast accommodation in Yzerfontein, Cape West Coast. Looking to take a break from the rush of the city? Then come and relax in Yzerfontein - a jewel on the West Coast. At Lewens Essens B&B you can savor the unobstructe

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Vineyard Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Darling

19.4km East of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Vineyard Cottage offers self catering accommodation in Darling, Cape West Coast. Set in an elevated position; a small vineyard to the front gives one the sense of being in the Winelands while the almond trees and olive grove add to that Country feel. The

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Sleeps: 4

Sunbird View

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Langebaan

24.6km North West of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Sunbird View offers accommodation in the popular holiday town of Langebaan. There are 4 fully equipped self catering units situated on 3 levels with spectacular lagoon views. Situated 1.5 km from the lagoon and 2km from the midtown and beach. Langebaan is

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Glenfinnan Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Langebaan

25.4km North West of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Glenfinnan Guest House provides bed and breakfast accommodation in Langebaan, Cape West Coast. Picturesque Langebaan... breath-taking... stunning panoramic sea, Bay and lagoon views of emerald green waters and pristine white sandy beaches. Glenfinnan offe

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Seagulls Guest House

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Langebaan

25.5km North West of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Seagulls Guest House provides self catering flatlet accommodation in Langebaan, Cape West Coast. We provide affordable, fully-equipped and neat self-catering units, designed to cater for intimate couple's vacations or fun family getaways or large groups o

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Sleeps: 8

Sand Pipers

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Saldanha

25.5km North West of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

Langebaan Beach Cottage offers wonderful self catering accommodation in Langebaan, Cape West Coast. Experience the splendor of Langebaan, situated 122km from Cape Town on the banks of the lagoon, alongside the West Coast National Park. The Posberg Reserve

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Sleeps: 8
From R 2 400,00
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Greystones Beach House

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Langebaan

26.3km North West of center of Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve

On the beach front, close to restaurants and shops, Greystones Beach House provides luxury self-catering accommodation for eight people. Ideally situated for watersports, bird life and wild flowers of Langebaan Lagoon.

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