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Namaqua National Park

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Phone Number: 270842995777
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CONGRATULATIONS to the Namaqua National Park staff

We wrote this letter of thanks to the staff of Skilpad and Luipersdskloof Guest cottage, which will say all we want to positively review this Park. 4x4 is a must of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
hwm201
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wrote this letter of thanks to the staff of Skilpad and Luipersdskloof Guest cottage, which will say all we want to positively review this Park. 4x4 is a must of course. "Dear Leonard (Cloete) We are sorry for the delay in writing this thank you note, however we have always intended to do so. Thank you so very much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifull landscape. Try to get there in August the whole Namaqua is in blossom. Overnight stay tip: Naries Namakwa Retreat.

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Thank Andrea S
Robertson, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This has to be the ultimate in rough 4x4 camping. Yes - you do need to have a 4x4 to reach this camp & some of the best camps, but you will be rewarded with pristine wilderness & unspoilt beaches. The 3 days that we spent there, we never saw anybody and had miles & miles of beaches to our... More 

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Thank KevinG1Cape
White River, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

OK getting there was a bit challenging. We took the second Satnav recommended route, going south from Springbok, and it was 4x4 low range stuff with lots of farms gates to open and shut. We left by the southernmost route via Kamieskroon - much better. The cottage at Skilpad was charming and had a great view. Air con in the... More 

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Thank PageandPaint
south africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Namaqua National Park is probably best known for the famous flowers that the west coast boasts after good winter rains in the region. However, there is much more to this lovely Park than the floral carpets in winter. The Coastal camps, as they are known, consists of a number of camping sites between the Spoeg River mouth and the Groen... More 

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Keetmanshoop, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Booked in for one night, stayed for two. Cottages are a delight, well appointed and with a fab view. The recommended access route in involves 20+ km of quite rough dirt road, not a place for ordinary sedan vehicles. Overall, staff friendly and a lovely spot for few days, best enjoyed with a sturdy vehicle though. Must be stunning when... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Year after year the Namaqua national park never fails to live up to it's reputation of being "the" place to see the spectacular flower show. Skilpad camp is about half an hour's drive on a gravel road off the R27from Kammieskroon then there are a number of camp sites situated along the beach which are only accessible by 4x4, some... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Our first visit to this park was well worth it. In spite being told we were late for the peak flower season we were amazed by the beautiful flower displays on a nice and sunny day in early September. A trail allows you to walk the area and enjoy the flowers. The park has longer high clearance vehicle roads but... More 

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Cradock, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I feel so guilty doing the day by myself in the park, it's impossible to explain to someone the extend of flowers following the landscape over above on top everywhere! Seeing the park in bloom is a privilege. And most certainly something to be shared. I did the full lengthy and scenic drive to Soebatsfontein. Enjoyed every moment and completely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We arived in Namaqua National Park right in the middle of September and hence when all the flowers were in bloom. It's so stunning in places that it is hard to find words to describe. Don't just expect amazing fields of flowers, there is so much more here. The caracal drive from Skilpad to the ocean part of the National... More 

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