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Valley of Desolation

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A must see

Spend some time here as the area has a sense of spirituality. The geological history of the area is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Allen T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
most amazing view!

Pack your goodies (beverages and snacks) and do not leave Graaff-Reinett too late to enjoy a most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Horst S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Murraysburg Road | Just outside of Graaff-Reinet, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 3453
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Spend some time here as the area has a sense of spirituality. The geological history of the area is well explained on information boards.

Thank Allen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pack your goodies (beverages and snacks) and do not leave Graaff-Reinett too late to enjoy a most amazing view into the valley of desolation in this national park. Two walks will take you to breathtaking views, one of the most amazing to be seen in...More

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views are breathtaking and if you are in Graaff-Reinet then you have to see them. Its so amazing just don't rush it.,

Thank BKCG
Reviewed 15 October 2018

a well worth trip .pack your sun downers and head up late afternoon.be aware that you will need suitable shoes.a challenge for elderly or disabled unfortunately.be mindfull and do not attempt to go to close to the edges and show off.really worth a visit

Thank KevinS9404
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Loved camping out here. Found an area surrounded by mountains. Climbed up one to watch the sun go down. Absolutely nothing here or nearby for miles. Brilliant show of stars that night. No noise anywhere but really cold. Lucky we had a huge fire to...More

Thank Lyndy J
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A real nature highlight, which is best enjoyed during sunset. We went twice to see it and hike. Around lunchtime and during sunset. Really impressive scenery. Highly recommended.

Thank RueNici
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Had a short visit in Graaff-Reinet, but just had to stop here. The Camdeboo National Park is just outside Graaff-Reinet. We got there rather early and was welcomed by two friendly personnel. We paid the fee, received a map and got explained the exact route...More

Thank SonjavT
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Driving up to this viewing point is a must when you travel to this Eastern Cape Town. The landscape and the extreme diversity makes it a beautiful -

Thank LizelleSol
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Lovely scenerys. Beautiful sunset. We went up just before sunset and got the most stunning views of the sunset. A memorable experience with breathtaking views. Definitely a must visit!

Thank Alena O
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This geographical feature is an absolute must if you are a keen photographer, or are just in the area and fancy seeing a place of natural beauty. It's an easy drive through the park to the Valley and a gentle walk up the hill to...More

Thank sandy r
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San-Mari N
29 April 2018|
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120 rand
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Cant rember but was not expesive
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Yes - no problem with a sedan. Infrastructure is excellent