Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

Lonely Planet review

This wildlife reserve offers the chance to stay on a ranch and view a vast range of wildlife, including lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos and giraffes. Day visitors are welcome for a variety of activities including wildlife drives (adult/child R395/198), horse riding (per hour R200) and elephant rides (adult/child over six years R595/300). The reserve is about 20km northeast of Mossel Bay along the N2 (take the Little Brak River turn-off and follow the signs towards Sorgfontein). Booking ahead is essential.