The Fort

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Minimum of 2 night stay.

Rates for 2021: R6200pn(20pax)+R180pppn thereafter. max capacity 80 pax

R500 Refundable Breakage Deposit will be charged

Pet Friendly : R100 Pet levy per dog per stay


Buffalo Drift boasts a spectacular “Fort” situated on the banks of the lush Berg River. This facility can comfortably accommodate large groups of people with its multiple sleeping arrangements.

Downstairs, the Fort houses two dorm rooms and four double ensuite rooms. Students and party-goers are able to spruce up in the dorm-style male and female ablutions. Parents will love escaping to one of four private double rooms whilst the kids entertain themselves.

Venturing upstairs, guests will find a larger dorm room. If the weather is good there is a deck to laze on and check out the beautiful landscape. There is not one but two fridges to keep your drinks cool and a large freezer to house your ice – which you will need to bring along.

If you’d prefer to have fun outside the Fort’s walls you will find the Berg River only a stone’s throw away. Get active during the day and enjoy canoeing, fishing, swimming and beach volley ball free of charge. Clay pigeon shooting can be arrange at an additional fee.

40 sets of bedding will be provided . 4 double and 36 single . For groups larger than 40 pax  guest will need to bring with the additional bedding .

Check in is 2pm-6pm and check out is 10 am , early check in or late check out can be arranged with Beverley  if done so prior to arrival via email  and a R250 fee will be charged

Guests will be sent the gate code as well as their on- site contact  the day before check in via Whatsapp.

Pet Friendly : R100 Pet levy per dog per stay

Meals - Working up an appetite

This Property is self catering .

A Spitbraai can be arranged by a trusted service provider ( Lamb is standard but other options can be arranged)

Groups of 10 – 14 R 255 per person

Groups of 15 and up R230 per person

Spit includes:

500grams Raw meat bone in per person

Curry pasta salad

Green salad

Pearl onions and potatoes

Garlic bread

( vegetarian, vegan and special dietary requirements can be catered for – additional costs may be incurred)

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Please contact Beverley on or on +27 63 486 5201 for availability and bookings.


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Take the N1, out of Cape Town, heading in the direction of Paarl.
Take the Stellenbosch/ Wellington off ramp, turn left in the direction of Wellington (R44).
Drive straight with the R44 into Wellington. At the first traffic light in Wellington turn left, sign reads R44 Porterville.
Drive straight for approximately 45km, passing Hermon. You will then get a turn-off to the left, sign reads R44 Gouda/ Porterville.
Turn left and drive for approximately 11km heading in the direction of Porterville.
You will see the Buffalo Drift sign board on the left hand side of the road, come through the gates and follow the signs to your accommodation.
This drive should take no longer than 1 hr and 10 min.

GPS Co Ordinates:

Lat: 33° 13' 42.0564"S Long: 18° 58' 26.6694"E
Lat: -33.228349 Long: 18.974075