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Camdeboo National Park

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Valley of freedom!

Valley of desolation? Maybe, but also valley of freedom! The Sanparks safari tents were great - I... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2013
A pleasant outing

After a friendly greeting from the man at the gate who gave us a map with detailed instructions of... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2013
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Graaff-Reinet, 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 23 December 2013

Valley of desolation? Maybe, but also valley of freedom! The Sanparks safari tents were great - I would however add a fan as it was boiling hot on check-in. Graaff-Reinette is a lovely town and we enjoyed it a lot! The trip to the valley...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

After a friendly greeting from the man at the gate who gave us a map with detailed instructions of what there was to do, we set off to the view site at the top of the hill. And what a view it was! The Valley...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

We spent a night in the Camdeboo National Park by default - being the September school holidays and having left it too late to book anywhere else en route to the Addo Elephant Park via Nieu-Bethesda, we were not left with many options! My only...More

Date of experience: September 2013
4  Thank justdanni
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Spent a Friday and Sat during winter at this lovely Nat Park. Valley of Desolation is truly spectacular and the history along with plant descriptions, that are on display very well thought out and informative. Views are incredible especially a clear winters day. The Park...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank A-1YotclubBB
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Unfortunately the hikes available in Camdeboo Nationalpark were either 6 hours or 45 minutes. 6 hours means you cannot avoid the heat of the noon, no matter when you get started. Since we could not take 45 minutes serious and we were quite keen on...More

Date of experience: March 2012
4  Thank Dassie76
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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.