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Karoo National Park

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We drove the two loops that don't require 4 WD. The larger loop 45km is all gravel and you have to... read more

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Edward N
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A feast for the soul

Intended to pop in for a couple of hours in the cool early morning hours, and stayed the whole 13... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove the two loops that don't require 4 WD. The larger loop 45km is all gravel and you have to expect to allow 4 hours. We saw lots of game considering the dry landscape. The views from the roads were breathtaking as the road...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edward N
Reviewed 5 days ago

An outsourced service to SANparks - different team, poorly coordinated menu, slow service, slapdash presentation ... not as in the past

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Uwe P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Intended to pop in for a couple of hours in the cool early morning hours, and stayed the whole 13 hours you're allowed in the game viewing area! Don't just stop overnight - spend at least one whole day there (and you still won't have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Suzbird3571
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Karoo is very hot and dry in December (especially in 2018 when in the grip of a drought). But, despite this the Karoo National Park (run by South Africa National Parks SAN Parks) is really worth visiting. We spent two nights there to give...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Georgie_Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

You go to this park for the beautiful views. We had the misfortune not to see a lot of game. Cottages are well and beautifully situated.The only drawback is that you almost always have to take the same route through the park.We were unlucky to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sebregts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this beautiful secluded cottage, 48km from the main camp, and although it was VERY HOT we enjoyed ever minute. But you need a 4x4 or at least a high clearance vehicle. Klipspringer pass (tarred) is a must to drive. The Karoo park...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elzabe D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we visit the Karoo National Park I’m impressed with how well maintained it is, from the rooms, to the grounds, swimming pools to the roads. It’s just a standard above all the other National Parks we have visited in South- Africa, even the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GerritPretorius
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely Karoo Park to stay over for 1 or 2 nights and we enjoyed the view from the cottage. Great to sleep over after a long drive and there is also a restaurant with some great traditional foods available. Friendly service!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

The area within the national park is stunning - the vastness and vegetation is trying breathtaking. The disappointing part was that you are only able to go on hike with a guide (electronic fence prevents you from doing anything on your own) and the guided...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dani0326
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Park is currently going through a very dry period but despite this it still offers beautiful scenery. Take a trip up Klipspringer pass and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Yaz H
19 November 2018|
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Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
R110 Conservation fee and then R323 for caravan stand. Note if foreign visitor Conservation fee goes up to R109 or R218 ppd depending where from.
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JANEFLOWER11
24 December 2017|
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Response from Sedge0987 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there Apologies for the late response. Accommodation for two people is around R1 200 per night - less if you are camping. They did offer game drives at one time, but the vehicle they use has been out of commission for... More
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fantahouse
19 December 2016|
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Response from KKB000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Sorry we had our own vehicle so I am unsure of the payment process. Have fun & enjoy
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