Award-winning Buffelsdrift Lodge in the Klein Karoo offers free-standing tents with views of mountains and a wildlife watering hole. An outdoor pool overlooks the water. Activities include game drives, horseriding and walking with 3 tame elephants. A private outdoor shower, en-suite bathroom and minibar are featured in each air-conditioned, luxury tent. Some tents have a wooden deck set right by the water’s edge. This malaria-free game reserve has free Wi-Fi in public areas. Rhinos, giraffes and hippos may be seen, and within a 10-minute drive are an ostrich farm and Cango Caves. With a waterside terrace, the à la carte restaurant has a grand piano and fireplace. It serves award-winning wines and Karoo cuisine made from fresh, local produce. Room service is also available. Set 8 km from Oudtshoorn, Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is located just off Route 62. There is free parking on site and a shuttle is available from Oudtshoorn Airport, 12 km away.