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Gamkaberg Nature Reserve

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Tented camps and lovely hiking trails

Was pleasantly surprises, the tented camps are well maintained and clean. We stayed for two nights... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
KathyB3758
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Great reserve camp with lovely tents

We stayed at this reserve with friends taking the Sweetthorn Eco lodges. The tent lodges are very... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
CRHPO39
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Totland Bay, United Kingdom
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15 Jul 2017
“Tented camps and lovely hiking trails”
26 Oct 2016
“Great reserve camp with lovely tents”
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprises, the tented camps are well maintained and clean. We stayed for two nights and plan to visit again.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank KathyB3758
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed at this reserve with friends taking the Sweetthorn Eco lodges. The tent lodges are very comfortable and well equipped as is the kitchen area. There is everything that you need for a lovely stay. The one thing that I really noticed was how...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank CRHPO39
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Just to set matters straight: this Cape Nature Reserve has nothing to do with the West Coast National Park. The closest towns are Calitzdorp and Oudtshoorn. It is a small reserve with three eco camps. Each has two or three luxury sleeping tents; a kitchen/living...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Hannarie W
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Very quiet reserve - were we the only visitors that day? Great for an introduction to the area, the flowers and scenery and the walk up to the Overhang was not too tiring and well signed. We had hoped to see some wild zebra but...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Janet M
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We did not stay at the reserve, but visited it while in Calitzdorp area. It was Sunday and the place was empty. The office looked closed, but we tried the door and it opened. soon after a very pleasant Cornelius entered and gave us lots...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Pavol N
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We spent 2 nights of absolute peace in Sweet thorn tented camp .... Night sky dripped stars, days of bird call, walking, cycling, but mostly relaxing at the camp in the hammock, bird-watching, reading and at peace . Night-time warmed ourselves at the open bonfire...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank QuarryLakeInn
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Luxury Camping at Gamkaberg The Gamkaberg Nature Reserve reflects the little Karoo’s tranquility and silence. It also hosts the endangered Mountain Zebra and other mammals including the Ardvark, Ardwolf, Eland Red Hartebeest, Caracal and black-backed Jackal. As a haven for botanists, the park offers an...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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