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Camdeboo National Park

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South Africa
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Camdeboo National Park Adventure

The Camdeboo National Park has two major adventures; first is the view of the Valley of Desolation... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fhkeller
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Very well equipped tents in the beautiful Karoo

We spent a night at the Camdeboo National Park, staying in the tented camp. This was the best... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
979giselam
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Cape Town, South Africa
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“graaff reinet” (19 reviews)
“game viewing” (10 reviews)
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"vervet monkeys"
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"the main road"
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"cape town"
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"short walk"
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"black wildebeest"
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"two hours"
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"picnic area"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Camdeboo National Park has two major adventures; first is the view of the Valley of Desolation, fantastic overview of the valley below and the city between the mountains. The second is the animals you can see very clearly from your car on the roads....More

Thank fhkeller
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We spent a night at the Camdeboo National Park, staying in the tented camp. This was the best equipped camp I've been to within SANParks - the 4 tents each came with very comfortable single beds (2), electricity for lights and charging your phone, a...More

Thank 979giselam
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed in one of the Lakeview tents. There is only 4 tents and none have a view. The tents are well fitted and comfortable, with a well stocked communal kitchen area. Communal toilet and showers, the showers not really private and feel a bit...More

Thank Louise B
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We enjoyed this small little park even though it was drizzling the day we were there. We entered the park from the reception on the East side of the park and did the whole route from reception past the Nqweba Dam and drove North. We...More

Thank Maria V
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

It is not a park for game watching per se but lacks nothing on natural beauty! There are breathtaking views, abundance of flora and exciting roads (4x4 is best) through the park. Living in South Africa, for the first time I met up with skittich...More

Thank himnme2015
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This park has two parts, one is the driving safari area where you may see some wildlife and the other part has trails and great views of the valley below. Road works were in progress when we visited in March so our favorite picnic area...More

Thank Sarracenia
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Always a good place to rest and charge the batteries. Clean ablutions and a very well run National Park. Friendly staff. Could do with a few more shaded stands but this is dry country. At the moment it is very green and there is also...More

Thank heineraudrey
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

The campsite is neat and pretty but a lot is missing. A swimming pool would be nice! The roads in the parks is not all that great. Road markings in park not at all great. Compared to other parks this park is really not great....More

Thank Jaco v
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were in this area September 2016, but then we had way too little time. Now we were able to drive around game area by Nqweba for some hours. We were very surprised for two reasons: -we saw much more animals what we had expected!...More

Thank ettelbruck
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Camdeboo is usually visited to see the valley of desolation which is a small but stunning geological feature. There is a short walk around this area. It is possible to walk along the valley bottom but this is difficult to access. Many tourists just go...More

Thank Torland
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gootwime
26 August 2016|
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Response from Trish C | Reviewed this property |
The Valley of Desolation is close by along the main road. There is no direct access between the two places, you have to leave one and go to the other, but it is worth it.
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