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Stunning landscape

Enjoyed our visit although we were in a normal car and out with flower season. Landscapes on their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Flowers in the desert

Coming through from Soebatsfontein, one sees the ravages of the recent drought. But we were lucky... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Marylou K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit although we were in a normal car and out with flower season. Landscapes on their own made up for this with vast plains of nothingness! Saw a few animals while on our visit and only one other car the whole day!! Road...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Coming through from Soebatsfontein, one sees the ravages of the recent drought. But we were lucky enough to see springbok, hare, klipspringer. Near Skilpad the flowers were out and that made it worthwhile. Roads need attention. Hosts a Skilpad farm stall were great in fixing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marylou K
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Namaqua is in the grip of a terrible drought so the wildlife and flowers are lacking at the moment, but it is still a wonderful little park with very helpful staff, and the cottages are some of the best value we have come across. Stunning...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Binty12
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

It's a nice, small parc to visit if you are on you're way to the north or south. Sleeping in one of the 4 cottages is a great experiance. Nice short hiking trails and great views (also with bad weather).

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank YvonneSebas
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Incredible colors, oranges, yellows, refs, purples ... all along the road for kilometers. It is amazing!!

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank MarkGaby
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Although we were not expecting to see any flowers due to the devastating drought, we had been told to expect to see a fair amount of game. Despite travelling through the park for hours on end along dirt roads the only game we actually saw...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Eric L
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

So we've planned trip for ages.... drive all the way up to Steenbok to drive slowly south and stopping everywhere for the flowers... and there is a drought disaster!! The worst drought in a century! Meaning = no flowers!!! I wish all the web pages...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank BamseFlickan
Reviewed August 29, 2017

We camped here in the middle of winter and what a great experience. We camped at Delwerskamp near Groenrivier entrance. The campsite is next to the roaring oceans, the braai area enclosed for the wind and the eco-toilets a comfortable walk from the camp site....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Johanniev
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Lovely stay even though flowers not yet out. Very preaceful with beautiful cottages with views. All private cottages 1 and 2 a bit closer together cottages 3 and 4 a bit more set apart. Could sleep 2 adults and 2 ypung children on sleeper couch.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank soeknog
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Well we do have a low range capability 4x4, but my husband is allergic to trail-bashing! This review is aimed at those considering visiting Namaqua out of flower season, and not necessarily wanting to do the Eco Trail. We visited the Park in February, and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank PageandPaint
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August 24, 2016|
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Response from Uwe K |
Hi , we stayed there for one night on the 23rd August 2017. We were very disappointed to find virtually no flowers on arrival. Better to postpone your trip if possible. The
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West Coast Spring flower update (3 Replies)
Hi, If anyone is planning a trip to see the spring flowers in West Coast NP and Namaqualand , here is an update from the Namaqualand SANParks Management . Of course it still remians very difficult to predict the display accurately, but the prediction is optimistic. " Hi all The flower season is fast approaching and we are getting a lot of enquiries. I think it is safe to say that the flowers will be a bit more unpredictable this year than other years, mainly because of the late...More
July 13, 2015|
Response fromlisasplaces|
And the Hopefield Fynbos Show is 28th to 30th August. Just when I'm there! Hoping for some good flower displays Lisa