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Phone Number: (049) 892 3453
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Beautiful national park

I can only recommend this place. Both the walk along the famous Valley of desolation, and the section of the parc near the lake. At the latter we had very good views of a number... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It may be one of South Africa's smallest National Parks but it is certainly worth a visit if you are passing through Graaff-Reinet It only requires around two hours to traverse all the gravel roads in this reserve. With lovely views of the Karoo and the surrounding mountains aswell as a healthy variety of antelope, birds and some smaller mammals,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of monkeys but always on the outside nice camp site clean and in a very good condition well received at the reception

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Thank Dina R
Berlin
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73 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can only recommend this place. Both the walk along the famous Valley of desolation, and the section of the parc near the lake. At the latter we had very good views of a number of game animals.

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Thank worldtravelBerlin
East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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178 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was only when we visited recently that we found out the extent of this park and it seems most visitors only know Camdeboo National Park for the Valley of Desolation. The park completely surrounds Graaff Reinet except for a small corridor to the south. There are several picnic sites, hiking trails of different lengths and difficulty and there are... More 

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El Salvador, Chile
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed over for 3 nights and was trully a relaxing getaway with a very private self-catering and own braai and picnic area - the park itself was a huge treat too!

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Thank Super_Siwak
Johannesburg, South Africa
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another unique aspect of South Africa managed by SANparks - the valley of desolation is a unique geological experience ... there are also walking and cycling options, as well as a caravan park

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Thank Uwe P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night in the camping area. Sandparks..this must be your worst park!! The ablutions were dirty and run down. While going on a game drive in the morning we came across a cow in the park!!!! Come on!! This is not good enough!!

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Thank lesley s
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in Lakeview tented camp. The facilities were excellent, clean and well positioned for a peaceful few days. Staff were very friendly and we explored all over this park with a few unusual sightings - the biggest hare I have ever seen and a Rock Kestrel on one of the 4x4 routes

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Pretoria, South Africa
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Vast historic panoramic landscapes from Valley of Desolation, large camp sites, hot weather in December, it all adds to an experience where the history of creation can be experienced through all senses. Recommended for a short stay.

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Adelaide
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

At the Camdeboo National Park outside the historical town of Graaff Reinet you will be amazed at the views, from the Valley of Desolation to Spandaus Kop and the waters of the Mkweba dam. Drive the game drive and see the abundance of game that is so prolific here. When we were driving along the main road we were fortunate... More 

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