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Camdeboo National Park

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Beautiful sunset at the Valley of Desolation

We experienced a beautiful sunset at the Valley of Desolation. The Park is just a few kilometers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
theov798
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Hoensbroek, The Netherlands
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Game drive and hiking in the mountains

Game drives early morning are rewarding - had a herd of ca. 50 elands both mornings. Hiking in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rajang
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Bern
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All reviews tented camp communal kitchen game viewing the main road ablution block black wildebeest two nights vervet monkeys national park picnic area braai grid north side magnificent view plenty of hot water nice chairs ablution facilities clean ablutions
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had heard so much about this "place" and my goodness this was worth every minute and every cent. The road is outstanding to the top of the mountain. The paths from the parking to the top or view points were all reasonable. The views were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Denis G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a very nice day at this park and have spotted lots of different species. Since we did not drive a 4x4 we had to turn back at point #5 because the water could only be crossed by 4x4 vehicles, pitty reception did not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hans928
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our first stop was the vallei of Desolation, a breath taking place. We stayed up there for a while to absorb all this beauty. On out wat down we spotted a group of Mountain zeebra's so we decided to go left instead of right to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank carinalievendag
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by friendly faces at the entrance gate and then the beautiful of the Karoo unfolded. We were blown away and loved every moment.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BrackenTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We experienced a beautiful sunset at the Valley of Desolation. The Park is just a few kilometers outsider Graaff Reinet. Good viewing and some nice walks.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank theov798
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Game drives early morning are rewarding - had a herd of ca. 50 elands both mornings. Hiking in the valley of desolation is very nice too - not steep - with stunning views into the valley - reminded me a bit of Monument Valley in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rajang
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Well worth the drive around the reserve, lots of buck and interesting landscape, a nice easy drive around park.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 625cp
Reviewed 9 January 2019

We stayed at the Lakeview tented camp. There is only 4 tents, well equipped with communal ablution,showers and kitchen. Each tent has a locker with all the crockery and everything you might need. We saw lots of animals and enjoyed our trip. We will definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank riaano2017
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Visited the park thou it was dry the park was still nice. We saw springbuck & troop of monkeys ostrich.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kilianjan
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic views and superb scenery. Wear sensible footwear and take lots of water. Excellent value for money.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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