Welcome to Buffalo Drift


Buffalo Drift - Berg River has received a Travellers' Choice Award on Afristay.com
18 First Avenue is an Afristay Best Value establishmment.

The Fort - Berg River

Swamp Donkey Motel

The Farm - Berg River

Tented Camps - Berg River

River Cottage - Berg River

Captain's Cabin - Yzerfontein

18 First Avenue - Yzerfontein

Blombosch Lodge - Yzerfontein

Blombosch Farmhouse

Jaghuisie - Blombosch Yzerfontein

Lumberjack Cottage - Blombosch Yzerfontein

Fisherman Cottages - Blombosch Yzerfontein


Buffalo Drift offers a variety of accommodation and events venues, situated either on the farm just outside Tulbagh or in and around Yzerfontein.

Buffalo Drift has many accommodation options  to explore on its farm location:

The Swamp Donkey Motel is our latest edition, this venue is on the banks of the Berg River and sleeps 62 people in double and bunk rooms, this venue also boasts a large entertainment area that can easily be used  for  a wedding reception.

Buffalo Drift is known for its spectacular “Fort”, situated on Ruigtevlei Farm, near Tulbagh on the banks of the lush Berg River. This Fort has been home to many successful bachelor parties and events.

The River Cottage is a recently built facility, suited to smaller groups of up to 18 people, ideal for students or bachelors looking to have a good time.

Our Luxury Tents offer the perfect romantic getaway for couples who want to get all loved up.

Checking In/Checking out at Buffalo Drift

•  There is no need to check-in; guests can proceed straight to booked facility/venue.
•  When checking out simply close the door and be on your way.
•  The road from the main road is a gravel road but does not require a 4 x 4. However sports cars and road bikes are not recommended.
•  Please note Buffalo Drift is situated on a functional farm with live animals, therefor please drive slowly and close all gates behind you.
•  Management and staff will do their rounds during the day.

Thank you, enjoy your stay!

Buffalo Drift also offers various locations in and around Yzerfontein:

The Captain’s Cabin is found nestled on a nature reserve with spectacular views of the Atlantic shoreline. Enjoy the seclusion that this private beach has to offer or venture off to Die Weskus Padstal for some fun.

At 18 First Avenue, which is situated in the heart of Yzerfontein, you will find a luxury 9 sleeper house. Kitted out with en-suite bathrooms, large entertainment areas, inside and outside braai areas and a short walk to the beach and shops.

Blombosch Game Farm is situated 5km outside the charming coastal town of Yzerfontein. It consists of Blombosch Hideaway Lodge (sleeps 32 pax), Blombosch Farm House (sleeps 8 pax) and four rustic farm cottages sleeping (2-4 pax)
If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle and get back to the basics this is the place for you!

Weddings and special events:

Our  wedding package allows you the freedom to custom build  have your dream wedding. We provide the venue and guest accommodation and you provide the rest.