Bullsport Guest Farm

Reviews of Bullsport Guest Farm

Good(90%) From 146 travellers
Excellent
80
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Average
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Below are independent comments from 146 of our travellers who have visited Bullsport Guest Farm, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Ms L. from Heathfield
Arrived on: 4-Sep-2017 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Homely farm for a short stay

We loved the location of Bullsport Guest Farm and managed to do some walking in the beautiful surroundings during our short stay (they provide information about guided walks from the farm).

Our room was spacious, clean and quite basic, providing everything we needed for just one night. We enjoyed the communal meal in the evening, when the owners and their team joined us and were able to give us an insight into what it is like to live and work near the Naukluft Mountains.

We would certainly recommend Bullsport Guest Farm for a short stay, especially if you like walking or horse riding.

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Mr and Mrs H. from Fleet
Arrived on: 20-Aug-2017 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Fascinating window into a working farm

We really enjoyed the farm drive and the chance to learn about the practical and political issues involved with running a large farm in very challenging conditions. Our visit gave us insights into the difficulties of raising stock in a very arid area. It provided a very good introduction to Namibia.

I also enjoyed the chance to wander by myself over the farm along the suggested trails, looking at birds. We liked the chance to meet interesting people at dinner and enjoyed the food.

The room was simple, the bed very comfortable.

It made a very good stopping off point on our way from Windhoek to Sesriem.

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Mr & Mrs T from Bucks
Arrived on: 11-Aug-2017 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Great walks and location - Bullsport Farm

Beautiful location at the foot of the Naukluft mountains. Very large, very comfortable and well designed rooms.

Family are very welcoming and we loved the communal dinners (delicious - as were the afternoon teas..), with the chance to find out more about farming and horses in Namibia. Added bonus of the canine members of the family who are are welcoming too!

There are a number of well defined walks that are a perfect antidote to the first day of driving on Namibia's gravel roads!

Guided walk to the Quivertree Gorge was super - our guide spotted many animals and birds (Hartmann's zebra and black eagles) which we would never have seen.

Only issue was the map from Expert Africa indicated that the farm was located north on the road from Reheboth. It's just south ;-)

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The J Family from Washington and Rome
Arrived on: 1-Aug-2017 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Bullsport Guest Farm review

We enjoyed our time at Bullsport. The accomodations were clean and fine. The food was fine as well -- better than what we had at the govt lodges and twyfelfontain but not as good as that in most of the other private lodges.

We enjoyed an afternoon hike in the hills behind Bullsport and had a great hike the following day on the 10 km Olive trails in Naukluft park. Johanna is a character and a great host. She gave us some good leads and advice. They run a bit of tight ship there - there was only one dispenser of liquid soap that we had to keep moving between the shower room and toilet room, and when we asked for a bar of soap they steered us to the farm store (which was closed).

We were also asked about the length of the shower time in our kids room -- they had taken a series of showers in a row. Anyway, these were minor points that did not undercut a satisfying stay. I would just note that if you're not a horse rider, there isn't a lot to do on the farm. As with other pools during our stay, the one here wasn't heated and too cold in August for more than a very quick dip.

Because of the drought over the past several years there was also almost no wildlife. Hiking is the only real option, and for us that worked well because our family enjoys hiking.

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Mr & Mrs J. from London
Arrived on: 3-May-2017 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Great Gorge walk at Bullsport

The staff and dogs were very friendly, we were glad to be able to walk on arrival as the journey had been a long time in the car. The next day we took the Gorge trip and had a very exciting ride to the plateau and a 3hour walk by our selves through the gorge.

The accommodation was homely, the room was quite basic but large. The communal lounge was comfortable and the jack russells were great fun to watch playing.

The communal dinner was very good.

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Mr JM and family - Portugal
Arrived on: 2-May-2017 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Bullsport Guest Farm review

Very welcoming and helpful.

Good food and great place to stop over on a long drive.

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Mr & Mrs M from Wales
Arrived on: 26-Apr-2017 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent

See previous review

See previous [Ed: see below]

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Mr & Mrs A from Gloucs
Arrived on: 24-Apr-2017 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Good stop on returrn journey to Windhoek

Nice spacious rooms. Comfortable stay. The Quiver tree drive and walk was a highlight of our whole trip along with the dunes. Well worth doing although being confronted by a black cobra on the path certainly made for a heart stopping moment!

Communal meals with the family were enjoyable but a little strained for English speakers as the main language was German. Anyone with an equine interest would love it.

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Mr & Mrs M from Wales
Arrived on: 23-Apr-2017 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Family Guest Farm

Wish we'd had more time here as the walking opportunities looked very good.

Excellent bird watching. Good area for accessing the Namib. Really family run.

Evening meals shared at a big table including family and some staff and good varied home cooked food.

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Mrs F. from London
Arrived on: 14-Apr-2017 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Handy stopover at Bullsport

Beautifully designed comfortable cabins on farm with excellent meals served by friendly staff and hosted by family.

We enjoyed some walks which were well signposted and in beautiful grassy countryside.

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