Situated in the Karoo Heartland, Koffylaagte Game Lodge & Tented Camp is located 130km from Port Elizabeth on the R75 mid-way to...
Situated in the Karoo Heartland, Koffylaagte Game Lodge & Tented Camp is located 130km from Port Elizabeth on the R75 mid-way to Graaff-Reinet and roughly a 90 minutes` drive from the Port Elizabeth airport.
This TGCSA 4 star graded lodge is home to a wealth of wildlife, including 22 species of Southern African antelope, zebra, 2 of the big five, giraffe, as well as a rich variety of other land mammals such as monkeys, baboons, warthogs, bushpig, black-backed jackals, bat-eared fox, ant bear, porcupine, civet cat, meerkat, mongoose etc – the list is endless.
The area also boasts a wide variety of bird species, water fowl, game birds and birds of prey such as the majestic Marshall Eagle have been spotted in the reserve.
Set in a natural botanical garden of succulents, aloes, euphorbias, the reserve also boasts some of the country’s protected plant species such as the Cycad and Elephant’s Foot that date back thousands of years.
There are 2 separate outdoor braai (barbeque) facilities; one is situated in the thatched lapa that offers camp fire seating for 24 guests for larger gatherings, parties or “Bosberaad” meetings
The large rock pool overlooks a splendor of rolling hills and a waterhole with surrounding Lucerne plantation which is frequented by various antelope.
The Karoo Heartland in the Eastern Cape is renowned for its rugged panoramic mountain ranges, wide open plains, unpretentious hospitality, quaint towns, and much desired peace and tranquility.
Against this magical backdrop, only 130km from Port Elizabeth, you will find Koffylaagte Game Lodge. Our game farm and lodge offer both full board accommodation in our stunning safari style thatched tents and lodge as well as self-catered or family accommodation in our traditional 1800s farmhouse.
Retaining much of the character, simplicity, history and culture of the days when the early settler traders used this spot as a resting place on their travels between the coast and the interior, Koffylaagte transports you from the modern world to a simpler, more peaceful, tranquil time.
Sit back and relax whilst taking in the uninterrupted vistas of the Karoo. Take a drive, a guided walk, or even a horseback trail through our game reserve then allow the cares of the world to pass you by as you take a dip in our pool or unwind in our sauna. If you’re feeling adventurous, bring your own mountain bike and attempt our mountain pass!
At Koffylaagte we aim to be as self-sufficient and sustainable as possible. Our heart-warming, South African country cuisine is prepared using our own free range organic venison and seasonal, home-grown vegetables. Home-made breads, cakes and jams from the ladies in the Koffylaagte Kitchen, are served for breakfast, with our very own, unique Koffylaagte blend of coffee.
Sample Karoo hospitality at its warmest and most authentic and let us share with you our magical piece of South Africa.
The 14 bedroomed accommodation capacity is spread between 5 luxuriously appointed en-suite safari tents, a hunting lodge consisting of 3 luxury en-suite rooms, 2 x two-bedroomed self-catering farmhouse units and 1 x 2 bedroomed Bush Camp. Making our maximum sharing capacity 32 people.