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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 6 days ago
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 3 weeks ago
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

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.

Thank Elmien D
Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

Thank gerda12015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

1  Thank sandy r
Reviewed 3 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

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

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

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

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

Thank himnme2015
Reviewed 17 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

Thank Sarracenia
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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.