Set in Sedgefield in the Western Cape Region, Bushbuck Camp is a self-catering, tented lodge set on the edge of a beautiful, secluded lake. The property is accessible via a dirt farm road, within a 15-minute drive of town, and offers barbecue facilities and lake views.

Nestled amongst Milkwood trees, the tent is set on a large, wooden deck that offers easy access to the lake. It comprises of two rooms that are joined to an outdoor covered bathroom.

The tent also features a rustic, outdoor kitchen fitted with a kettle, stovetop, microwave and toaster, as well as an outdoor dining area.

Guests can make use of the canoes and paddle-boat to explore the lakes and river system, and fishing and birding is also popular. Free private parking is available on site.

Goukamma Nature Reserve is within 6.2 miles of Bushbuck Camp and Knysna is within 18.6 miles. George Airport is within 31.1 miles.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

Your stay will include:
Balcony Mountain view

Bushbuck Camp has been welcoming guests since 30 May 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available on-site


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Max adults: 4
Tented Lodge
  • 1 extra-large double bed and
  • 2 bunk beds
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Closest beach
  • Swartvlei Beach

    Swartvlei Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Experience tranquility and privacy in nature on the Garden Route. A nature lover's retreat with birds and bushbuck coming down to the waters edge to drink. Nestled in amongst the milkwood trees the bushtent sleeps a maximum of 4 people, and comprises of a main room with a double bed and a smaller room with 2 single beds. It has adjoining toilet and shower facilities and a fully equipped kitchen. An outside braai /barbeque area on the deck is also right next to the kitchen. The tent is situated on a remote lake which entails a 15 min drive on a bumpy farm road. Take the paddleboat or a canoe out and toast the sun sinking over the mountains with a sundowner as the fish skip across the water. Take a deep breath and let the beauty of the surroundings settle over you. Pack a lunch and take the canoes exploring up the two river systems that feed the vlei, watch out for the bright flashing colors of the Knysna Loerie and the multitude of other birds that are found in this exquisite Eco-system
Being located in Sedgefield, time has officially been slowed down for your holiday, so take advantage of it and explore the only nationally declared Slow Town in the world. The river mouth is a stunning place to enjoy the beauty of the lagoon meeting the sea and a walk around the island a must. On Saturday mornings, the Farmers Market is famous across the country for it's amazing variety of authentic home crafted goods and special farmer's breakfast. Cloud Nine, offers some of the most scenic paragliding in the country. Gerickes point is a stunning beach, with safe swimming, excellent surfing and beautiful walks on the low tide. Myoli Beach, is fast becoming a widely recognized Kitesurfing paradise with the guys from the Pili Pili Beach Bar located right there on Myoli Beach creating the whole kitesurfing vibe and making it a really interesting spot to visit, grab something to eat or have a sundowner.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Sedgefield lagoon
    1.9 miles
  • Sedgefield Market
    2 miles
  • Groenvlei Lake
    2.9 miles
  • Lake Swartvlei
    3.1 miles
  • Lakes Area National Park
    5.6 miles
  • Timberlake Organic village
    7.3 miles
  • Goukamma Nature Reserve
    7.5 miles
  • Lake Bo Langvlei
    7.8 miles
  • Half Collared Kingfisher Trail
    11.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Montecello's
    4.3 miles
  • Cafe/bar Pili Pili
    5 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Ruigtevlei
    0 miles
  • River Hoogekraal and Karatara
    1.2 miles
  • Sea/ocean Atlantic
    5.6 miles
  • Mountain Outeniquas
    15.5 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Swartvlei Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Myoli Beach
    2 miles
  • Cola Beach
    2.3 miles
Closest airports
  • George Airport
    24.9 miles
  • Plettenberg Bay Airport
    30.1 miles
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Facilities of Bushbuck Camp
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
No internet access available.
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linen
  • Bath or shower
  • Shared bathroom
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Mountain view
  • Lake view
Building characteristics
  • Detached
Languages spoken
  • English
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13:00 - 18:00


Until 10:00 hours


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Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

No cots or extra beds are available.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply. Learn more.

FAQs about Bushbuck Camp

  • Bushbuck Camp is 1.1 miles from the centre of Sedgefield.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Bushbuck Camp (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Bushbuck Camp is from 13:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Bushbuck Camp by:

    • Car 30min

  • The prices at Bushbuck Camp may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Bushbuck Camp offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fishing
    • Canoeing