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The home of the Nama people, Namaqualand draws thousands of visitors every...

The home of the Nama people, Namaqualand draws thousands of visitors every year to watch buds turn into yellow, orange and purple blooms.

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Too beautiful for words

The flowers in the park this year were spectacular and apart from really horrendously corrugated roads the park is lovely

Reviewed September 5, 2016
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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

The Skilpad Namaqua Flower Camp is situated in a great location for viewing the flower spectacle. As the flowers usually only appear in August/September, this camp is only open for about 6 weeks during that period. The tent is comfortable, although small. The beds have "heating" to keep one warm at night. The food is tasty although not quite in... More 

Thank Julmann
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

The flowers in the park this year were spectacular and apart from really horrendously corrugated roads the park is lovely

Thank Crundle
North York
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

Beautiful flowers as far as the eye can see. We did a 5 day tour of the area and would highly recommend it. you can self drive but we found doing the tour made everything easier, plus our guide Kieth, knew where to go to see the best flowers. He also knew which rest stops and lunch places were good.

1 Thank Michelle J Mrs J
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255 reviews
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

Just returned from an amazing bus trip of the flowers of Namaqualand with Fouriesburg Country Tours.Besides seeing the remarkable flowers, one was shown various Nature Reserves, waterfalls, towns and other amazing sites. Covered over 5,000 kilometres within 10 days and saw many parts of the country I had never visited. A truly remarkable experience.

Durban South Africa
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294 reviews
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

August and September are the prime months for visiting this area. You will not be sorry.It offers many rewarding views, landscapes,and dozens of interesting things along the way. A week is manageable for this trip.Awesome!!!!

Thank Peter F
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Blankets of flowers stretching miles. Unbelievably wonderful and the colours don't seem natural they are so vivid. It is both VERY seasonal and VERY weather dependant. If it's cold and wet the daisies close up and can hardly be seen. When they are out in all their glory they turn to face the sun - so look with your back... More 

Thank MrsSumaridge
Sedgefield, South Africa
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

We did a five day tour with Namaqua Tours ( Namakwa Toere). What an experience. The flowers were beautiful along the West Coast, in the Biedouw valley, on the way to Wupperthal, etc etc. Loved every minute of this trip. Will recommend this to everyone.

Thank 8joan
Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 18, 2015

We visited it in August/September 2015 and were lucky since it was a great year for flowers - the amount and variety of flower everywhere surpassed all our expectations. Amazing trip - have to do it!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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128 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 18, 2015

Numerous flowers indigenous to this area can be found here in abundance. You can see fields of yellow, orange, pink etc. flowers.

Thank JKG416
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133 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

This was my 5 th visit to this amazing region. Now is flower time but even when there flowers is gone THe mountains from Garies , and Kamieskroon is beautiful Dont forget to go to Skilpadjie , outside Kamieskroon ,the best place for flowers

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