Established in 2019, Bon Game Private Reserve farm is owned and operated by the Oosthuizen family, situated only 20 minutes’ drive from Mossel Bay. During 2019 pandemic, the owner expanded his farm with another portion next to the Gouritz river. He soon started to fill the farm with wildlife antelope species. He came to realize how many people need to see this spectacular piece of earth and what it can offer the soul.
The Imba house
Bon Game Private Reserve self-catering farmhouse is newly renovated with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, indoor braai area and open plan living space. The jacuzzi on the outside deck is overlooking the reserve and riverbank with an outside braai area.
Main bedroom consist of a king size bed and open bathroom attached to the room. Air-conditioning in all rooms. The windows have blocked-out roller blinds which makes it perfect for an afternoon nap. The room have it`s own exit door which leads outside where you can sit back and relax.
The second bedroom consist of a double bed. Air-conditioning in all rooms. The windows have blocked-out roller blinds. The room have it`s own exit door which leads outside where and have views of the river banks.
The third bedroom consist of 4 single beds, ideal for children. This room also have a exit door which overlook the reserve and part of the river banks. Blocked-out roller blinds installed and air-conditioning.
The outside deck
The outside braai area is exclusive for Imba House guests. Here you can enjoy the views, sit back in the hot-tub or just enjoy a South African braai.
Lay back on the hanging beds for ultimate relaxation and experience peace and serenity.
Fully equipped kitchen
Gas stove and oven
Front loader washing machine
Double door fridge/freezer
Iron and ironing board
Water filtration system
Living space and dining area
With an eight seater dining table and open plan living space makes it perfect to socialize. This space décor is mainly African and an elegant farm finish. Equipped with an 55 inch smart TV where you can use your own login details to watch your favorite shows. Feel free to watch any sports on DSTV in our bar area.
The main bathroom consist of a jacuzzi style bath, walk-in shower and ‘his and hers’ vanity.
The en-suite open bathroom in the main bedroom, consist of a shower, basin and toilet.
Bon Game Private Reserve offers 6 unique family-friendly camp sites, ideal for tents, caravans, or campervans. Located next to the N2 National Road, it’s the perfect turn off for an overnight stay. With the beautiful scenes of the Gouritz Bridge, hanging over the riverbed you will be tempted to stay for longer than planned. Bon Game offers nature walks, game drives and our mineral bath is the best way to relax after a long day. Overnight package includes free Wi-Fi, nature walks, bird watching, the mineral bath and the outdoor activities.
Play area for the kids
Located next to the camp ground, this playpark will keep the kids entertained. Offering a sandpit, chess game and jungle gym.
Activities at bon game private reserve
Bon Game Private Reserve is home to different antelope species, which makes it a safe environment to enjoy nature at its best.
Game drives last between 1,5hrs – 2hrs. Feel free to get some refreshments at the bar to enjoy while on game drive.
The species that can be seen on Bon Game is Springbuck, Cape Eland, Burchell’s Zebra, Giraffe, Kudu, Bushbuck, Nyala, Sable antelope, Giraffe and Black Wildebeest.
Walking in nature
Bon Game Private Reserve offers a walking trail along the boundary line of the farm. It takes you on a 4km or 7km walk with breathtaking views and sights of wildlife.
Bon Game has different types of antelope species which include Sable, Bushbuck, Springbuck, Bontebok, Eland, Nyala, Zebra, Kudu and Giraffe.
Rejuvenate yourself in our hot mineral bath with natural minerals. Calcium is an integral part of wound healing and skin-cell regeneration.
We recommend 1-hour sessions.
We also have the picnic and mineral bath collection.
The restaurant can seat up to 80 guests. We offer a standard menu and Wild Special Sunday lunches on selective Sundays.
Barney Barnato Bar
With the look and feel of old 1800`s Kimberley architecture, the bar was named after the man who gained control over diamond mining in Kimberley. Enjoy your refreshment at the Barney Barnato Bar or step outside under the veranda overlooking the riverbanks. Click here to view our winelist.
Picnic & Game Drive
Spoil your loved one with a game drive and picnic combo. This is familiar for couples who wants to get engaged or simply to celebrate love. Our picnic spots is located in the reserve and you`ll have views of numerous wildlife passing by.
Hovercraft Adventures is launching soon on Bon Game in early 2025. Come experience a one of a kind wild ride starting underneath the Gouritz Bridge, and taking you up the river bank to the swimming water hole. Before your departure, make sure to get a few refreshments at the Barney Barnato Bar.
The Western Cape is home to more than 300 bird species, which makes the Garden Route area the perfect place for the bird lovers.
weddings & events
Bon Game Private Reserve now offers a stylish wedding venue for couples that are getting married.
Located in the heart of the Garden Route and only 30km from Mossel Bay, its the perfect setting for a romantic and elegant wedding.
Get married in our intimate Chapel and celebrate afterwards in our Barney Barnato venue, which is built a stone throw away from the Gouritz riverbanks.
We can accommodate up to 70 guests in the Chapel and in the venue