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Camdeboo National Park

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Nice View

When you enter the road uphill you will find very big tortoises in the road. Some you need to shift... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
gerda12015
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Lephalale, South Africa
an unforseen gem

Decide to stay at Camdeboo on route to another destination. We were surprised at the more than... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
damsonfly
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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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 16 October 2018

The scenery was beautiful and the road in an excellent condition. the sights are well marked and we could stop in allloted places to take some pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elmien D
Reviewed 12 October 2018

When you enter the road uphill you will find very big tortoises in the road. Some you need to shift them to pass. On top of the mountain at the view point you got a nice clear view over Graaf-Reinette.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank gerda12015
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Decide to stay at Camdeboo on route to another destination. We were surprised at the more than adequate tented accommodation. We were impressed by the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. The park is small and we managed to drive around the park and visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank damsonfly
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Tented camp is fine for a couple of nights. Barbecue facilities are provided.The tents are well equipped with electric lighting, fans and a refrigerator, 2 comfortable single beds in each tent. Plenty of bed linen and towels are provided. Monkeys are a significant problem so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fhkeller
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 979giselam
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Louise B
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Maria V
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank himnme2015
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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gootwime
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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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