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Kalagadi Transfrontier Park

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Mata Mata, Upington, South Africa
+27 54 561 2000
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If you are looking for a plush camp with huge beds, sumptuous baths, and gourmet food, then the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
via mobile
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We stayed at Twee Rivieren campsite but there are also different types of chalet options open to... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
olive c
Cape Town, South Africa
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“twee rivieren” (57 reviews)
“mata mata” (81 reviews)
“game viewing” (30 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Mata Mata, Upington, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a plush camp with huge beds, sumptuous baths, and gourmet food, then the Transfrontier Park is not for you. HOWEVER, if you want clean, serviceable accommodations, affordable fees, and stellar game viewing then you will, as we did, love Transfrontier!...More

Thank ChrisGuy10
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We stayed at Twee Rivieren campsite but there are also different types of chalet options open to you. The camp was well provided for with excellent ablution, laundry and dishwashing facilities , as well as a restaurant , garage and shop...as for the Park itself..it...More

Thank olive c
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Camps very clean ablutions spotless. Staff very helpful and friendly. Stayed five nights. Good game viewing and altogether a most enjoyable visit.

Thank petraw832
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We camped for five days at Mata Mata. Clean ablution with enough hot water. Nice swimming pool and helpful staff at reception.

Thank Johan V
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Visited in september and saw quite some lions, interesting birds and general game. Park is easy to navigate with only 2 main roads and a few connecting roads and small loops. Recommend doing both a part of the nossob road (lions), connecting crossroad (nice dune-views)...More

Thank MarcoNL87
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We enjoyed every moment of our stay. Kieliekrankie and Urikaruus are especially well maintained - very good bedding, kitchens well equipped. Jacques at Kieliekrankie was helpful and friendly as the walk up the stairs and through very loose sand seems to be a little too...More

Thank MMPSouthAfrica
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

After being spoiled with the best parks in Africa, Kalagadi has a little to offer. Very extensive park, a lot of dust ... but you will see same game

Thank MarkGaby
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a wonderful 8 days in this park. The scenery is spectacular, as is the wildlife. The southern half allows for better game viewing. We found that towards Nossob and further north, the road is low and the vegetation on the edges of the...More

1  Thank Spuddie11
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We camped comfortable at this small camping site on the Kgalagardi Trans Frontier Park. Special mention should be made re the new, comfortable ablution blocs.

Thank 478christellel
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful first time experience in the park... lots of game and Nosop especially had very friendly staff and clean ablusions...

Thank Moans11
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22 April 2017|
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Response from bucketlist500 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The answers below are all correct. Must agree 4 X 4 is better. One thing not mentioned, if you go in at twee rivieren let them know you are going out at Mata Mata, because they must stamp your passport, if you do not... More
25 March 2017|
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Response from bucketlist500 | Reviewed this property |
The answers are correct. Best option is to fly Cape Town, then Upington. Would recommend a 4WD vehicle, though not necessity. There is fuel at the park, both at Twee Rivieren and Mata Mata, but not sure about Nossob.
24 September 2016|
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Response from Andrea S | Reviewed this property |
In the winter April till end off July the vegetation is low and you are able to see the game. Big game such as leopard and lion are spotted often in early morning or late at night. There is almost no rainfall , temperature... More