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Valley of Desolation
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

its as dare devil as i get, the drive up and the climb to a most incredible view. if your in the area for a rest, half way stop - please don't leave this place out - awesome.
kid friendly!!

Thank Angie B
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Reviewed January 13, 2014

This was one of the the highlights of my trip to South Africa. You must do this! It is only a short drive from Graaf Reinett and I can highly recommend the Karoopark Guest House which is about 7 miles from the Valley of Desolution.

Thank viva_travelling
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

go and see for yourself , you will not be disappointed. It is outside of the town. Pass through gates and drive up the side of mountain and then park the car and walk 50 metres for a wonderful

Thank Desmond S
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

Very unique park good game but no accomodation .Good toilets! Even better with a Wild card. Pity we did not see the buffalo. Birding especially raptors gresy.

Thank rodney n
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

A well maintained road leads you up to two spectacular viewing points overlooking the town of Graaf Reinet and the Valley of Desolation. It's an easy walk to the key view sites although you'd struggle with a wheel chair. We had small children with us and they managed. If you want longer walks or extended hikes these are also available. The park has a lot of indigenous Karoo flora and you'll see springboks, zebra, eland and other antelope as well as lots of birds.

Thank Volker W
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