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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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Tranquility at it's best !

Namaqua is in the grip of a terrible drought so the wildlife and flowers are lacking at the moment... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Binty12
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Cape Town
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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

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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

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).

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

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

1  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

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

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

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.

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

2  Thank PageandPaint
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

We only stayed one night and wished we could have stayed longer. The chalet was superbly equipped and the views from it exceptional. Can be cold even this time of the year in the evening or early morning so take a fleece or at least...More

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anne_xprice
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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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