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Camdeboo National Park

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South Africa
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It is not a park for game watching per se but lacks nothing on natural beauty! There are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
himnme2015
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Morgan's Bay, South Africa
Some trails, great views, Lake View tented camp very good

This park has two parts, one is the driving safari area where you may see some wildlife and the... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Sarracenia
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Norman, Oklahoma
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  • Average9%
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“graaff reinet” (18 reviews)
“game viewing” (9 reviews)
“tented camp” (13 reviews)
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"graaff reinet"
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"communal kitchen"
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"the main road"
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"short walk"
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"two hours"
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"two nights"
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"picnic area"
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"game area"
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"road trip"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Travelling on the road to Graaff-Reinet we spotted an African Spurred tortoise that was hit by a car. The specimen measured 31cm long and 16 cm high. Its rear carapace had a trauma hole and was bleeding a little. Alive and all four legs were...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Camped here for two nights recently. Camp sites are spaced apart and you thus have some privacy. Ablution block was reasonably maintained. There are bush hares and bush mice around you which will provide entertainment for the young ones. Monkeys are a pain though. Check...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the tented camp and loved it. The accommodation was two single beds under canvas with a small fridge. There is no toilet or shower in the tent so there is a bit of a trek to reach those facilities. The...More

Thank Grahamrsa
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The road goes up to a spectacular view of Graaff-Reinet in the valley below. Along the way we saw different types of antelope, some zebras and ostriches. At the top the viewpoint overlooks the Valley of Desolation. This is a small gap between two volcanic...More

Thank Varty_10
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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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