About Us

About Us

Hello! We’re the Buys family. We live on a working farm in the heart of the KZN Midlands. We are the family behind Leopard’s Lair ~ The perfect place if you’re looking for a genuine farm stay or to escape the rat race!

Our cottage has lovingly been revamped and we can’t wait to share it with you! We can also now offer the perfect venue for intimate get togethers, birthday parties, reunions, family functions … AND we can cater!

For more information, please contact leopardslair@lantic.net

Meet our team

Tracy – Our very own Catering Specialist

Sarah – Marketing & Client Liaison



Some of our endangered/ rare species

Endangered and Rare species found at Leopards Lair – Blue Crane – Blue swallow – Cape Vulture – Oribi – Common Reedbuck – Estcourt Blue Butterfly – Mooi River Opal Butterfly – Dingaan’s Widow Butterfly – Steen bok – Grey Rhebuck – Warthog – Serval-Linx-BushPig-Eland.


Below are some activities on our farm and close by


Recharge your battries and clear your mind by going for a trail run or mountain bike course. 826 hectares of exploring to be done. A range of beginner, intermediate or advanced trails. ​

Hot Air Ballooning

Have you ever dreamt of flying, well whilst you might not grow wings whilst on holiday at Leopards Lair we have a close enough encounter with the clouds hot air ballooning. Booking essential. ​

Horse Back Tail Riding

See exclusive game whilst on horse back through a private game reserve or just go for a relaxing gait through the safari at sun set. Enquire with us to make a booking ​

Night Drive

See what you can spot on the farm by booking a night drive. This are exclusive to availability of the driver.