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Richtersveld National Park

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Takes your breath away!

The stark beauty of this area is indescribable! You have to see it to feel it creeping into your... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Like going to the moon, only better.

Driving through the Richtersveld is a jaw drop a minute. The rock formations, geology and micro... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
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This remote nature reserve in northern Namaqualand is characterized by mountainous wilderness, rugged kloofs and dramatic landscapes bordering the Orange River.
| northern Namaqualand, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 December 2011

Richtersveld Naturist Camping Safari. Been to the Richtersveld National Park during June 2011 I have the pleasure to share my experience on Tripadvisor of this unforgetable trip to privacy, nature and the company of fellow friends totally naked on selected areas. As generally known the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stark beauty of this area is indescribable! You have to see it to feel it creeping into your very being! Drive up Helshoogte Pass and down Akkadis Pass, along the river to Richtersberg experiencing all that the wild terrain can offer you. Experience the...More

Thank TvHeerden
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Driving through the Richtersveld is a jaw drop a minute. The rock formations, geology and micro flora are awesome. The sparse overnight habitats are primal and offer energizing shelter after a days exploration. A must see for anyone on the northern west coast.

Thank antoniodacruz
Reviewed 24 September 2018

for an adventurous holiday to get away from it all, yuo could not beat the spectacular mountian scenery of the Richtersveld, and the views of the Orange River. the wilderness camps are great palces to stay to get away from it all. exciting 4 x4...More

Thank adtraveller2016
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Very hard to put the sights within the Richtersveld into words that will do it justice. The stark rugged mountains, unusual & rare plant life & the scenic tranquil basic camp sites along the Orange river are just mind blowing. The adventure to drive the...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

If you just need to get away from it all, this is the place. But if a drive from Cape Town but not too far if you break it into 2 days. Drive is relaxing as well as you don't compete with the rush traffic...More

Thank Thyskas
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is my second visit to this beautiful park. It is remote and the roads do require a high clearance vehicle and ideally a 4X4. This time we crossed into the park from Namibia using the Pontoon ferry available from 8-4 pm. It was very...More

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 9 December 2017

After a long dirt road you arrive at Sendelingsdrift for a night. The next day it's 4x4 country and you will definately need it. Make sure you are well provisioned as there is no cell phone reception. I really like Kokerboomskloof camp site - with...More

Thank PatrickOBr
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

If you visit in March just keep in mind that it is HOT (40 deg plus) and only cool down after the sun sets. BUT, De Hoop was infested with flies and gnats. Sheep and goat droppings everywhere contributing to the fly problem. At Potjiespram...More

Thank 425ilsed
Reviewed 6 February 2017

What an amazing trip this was for my hubby and me,we visited the Richterveld about 10yrs ago (April).....it was like walking on an exquisite blanket, there were cacti/succulents as the eye could see (we both love cacti & succulents, needless to say, we were in...More

Thank Desiree B
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

What a great place. Which there was more chalets at other campsites as well. Will definitely visit again

Thank Gert D
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