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Very good visit and stayed in luxury tents. all the facilities one needs. Saw lots of animals and rich bird life.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

On our round trip through the Eastern Cape parks, we dropped in on this one at Graaff Reinet. First up the mountain to the Valley of Desolation. Views absolutely breathtaking as always, but the wind almost blows you off your feet. The road has been improved somewhat over the years. Toilets at the top nice and clean. Then decided to... More 

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Bloemfontein
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My first visit to the reserve. When I heard it was tent accommodation I was rather dubious, but was very surprised when I saw the tent. There are four tents, spaced secludedly around the kitchen, ablutions, showers, etc. The tents are very clean, actually spotless. It was a pretty cold night and even though we were in a tent, never... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Very good visit and stayed in luxury tents. all the facilities one needs. Saw lots of animals and rich bird life.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

One of perhaps South Africa's lesser known national parks, Camdeboo National Park is well worth a visit - most travellers use the park as a single night stop-over, but I'd recommend at least a few days to truly experience the magnificent park and surrounding area. While the proximity of the town of Graaff-Reinet (itself more than worthy of a visit)... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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428 reviews 428 reviews
181 attraction reviews
392 helpful votes 392 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We spent one night at the permanent tent camp. There are only 4 tents so it is good to book ahead as they were all occupied the night we stayed there. The tents are nice and the beds are comfortable. There is a refrigerator and kettle and two cups. No bathroom or water in the tent, but there is a... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is a lovely park just outside Graaf Reinet with a large dam providing a watery relief after the dry Karoo. The camping sites are well spaced with a shrub screen between each; although they are gravel the ground was soft and level so perfectly fine if you have ground sheets. The camp kitchen is excellent with freezer, electric plates,... More 

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Wiltshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in well over a hundred accommodations in Africa, possibly nearly two hundred. I love the unspoilt wilderness experiences such sleeping on the floor of a cave in the Drakensberg or camping rough under a baobab in Tanzania. At the other end of the scale I also enjoy luxury safari experiences and five-star game lodges. The Lake View... More 

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Boksburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Campsite does not have any grass (only gravel) so make sure you have steel pegs and a four pond hammer. The trees provide very little shade and in the summer it's very hot, so if you have a "silver sheet" be sure to bring it along - it does help. Beware of the monkeys as they will steel any... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This park is a rustic adventure and if you are keen on getting back to nature, you will have a good time. There is not a lot of shade for campers, but you have water and electricity nearby and a camping kitchen with stove, microwave, deep freeze and scullery. The ablutions was good, but needs a little more attention. The... More 

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Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had only a few hours to spend in the Park. The Gate closes at 8 on summer evenings and we went up to Valley of Desolation where we were able to see the astonishing sunset coupled with the rise of the full moon in all its magnificence! We were all silenced into awesome wonder at this display of Nature's... More 

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