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Accommodation

Four luxury chalets provide accommodation during your stay at Bultfontein Game Ranch. Each of these chalets accommodates four guests and has en-suite bathrooms with shower facilities.

Chalets are serviced daily and linen provided to ensure premium comfort. Both the open-air entertainment area as well as a comfortable lounge provide for after-hunt relaxation with the sounds of the bush surrounding you.


The sparkling swimming pool with thatched lapa is the ideal surroundings in which to cool down from the typical Bushveld heat. An entertainment area with pool tables and table tennis is available to the more energetic.

Luxury Thatched Roof Chalets - bring your family with . . .

Bring the whole family and enjoy South Africa while you are with us.

More about us and the history of our farm . . .

After a search that lasted nearly two year's weekends, a whole lot of traveling through the Limpopo bushveld - we finally found the property that immediately felt like home...
The property is about 3500 acres and the name Bultfontein is the registered name of the original property that had been sub-divided through the years. It is located in the Waterberg region - a area that can be very challenging in dry years but years when the rainfall is above average it's paradise - lush and green as far as the eye can see...

The name Bultfontein refers to the numerous springs which start flowing in a good rainy season. According to the older neighbors the original homestead was build in +/- 1945 by Italian prisoners-of-war who stayed on in the area unfortunately it was already in ruins when we bought the land but we would have loved to restore and utilize it.

The schoolmaster of the original school district was apparently the last occupant of the house.
The Ruthven family bought the property in 1996 and had to come only for weekends until Andries and Magda moved from Gauteng in 2000.When they moved into the existing home it needed a lot of work and the garden was non-existed. Andries started developing the road network (now approximately 40miles) and the pipeline system to ensure water supply to the different watering holes.
Andries then started building the lapa and trophy room as well as a well appointed meat processing facility.

The bush camp originally had two family rooms, kitchen, lapa and boma but it has become a necessity to expand.

Andries also made most of the furniture in the Bushcamp and Magda did all the interior decorating and the garden.

Some of the indigenous trees that occur on Bultfontein are; Black Monkey thorn, Red Ivory, Red Syringa, a variety of Bush Willows, Sickle Bush, Wild Pear, Peeling Plane, Kudu berry and many more. There are 20 different grass species on the property.
As the Waterberg falls between two distinct biospheres it creates a converging crossover environment for animals, plants and birds.

Bird life has remained mostly undisturbed within the protection provided within this mountainous environment. Over 400 species of birds have been recorded the the Greater Waterberg region. This meeting of biometry has also presented unique opportunities to conversationalists in the restocking of game sanctuaries.  The following is some of the game that occurs on Bultfontein; Kudu, Livingstone Eland, Impala, Red Hartebeest, Nyala, Giraffe, Burchells Zebra, Gemsbuck, Bluewildebeest, Blesbuck, Steenbuck, common Duiker, Warthog, Jackal, Brown Hyena, Leopard, Honey Badgers, Porcupine, Genit, Servet and more.