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Witsand Nature Reserve

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Gravel Road off the N14, Witsand, South Africa
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Excellent!

We stopped at Witsand on our way to Port Elizabeth, we stayed with Barry's Holidays, the owners... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Sara R
absolute Africa

the most unexpected stop of our trip has been Witsand Nature Reserve. We decided to stop after the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
The4P
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20 Aug 2017
“Excellent!”
20 Aug 2017
“absolute Africa”
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Gravel Road off the N14, Witsand, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped at Witsand on our way to Port Elizabeth, we stayed with Barry's Holidays, the owners, Hellen and Owen, gave us a very warm welcome, and provided us with a fantastic house located close to the ocean; we were able to see the whales...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

the most unexpected stop of our trip has been Witsand Nature Reserve. We decided to stop after the visit at the Khalagadi Transfrontalier Park and we fully drowned into the desert dunes of this stunning nature. Red and white dunes surrounded us and we also...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stayed one night in a chalet at Witsand in February. The chalet was rustic but more than adequate for self-catering. The chalets are nicely separated from each other and screened by bush, making them quite private. We spent lots of time on the stoep,...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Climb the white dunes, encounter roaring sand and enjoy nature. Was there for a day visit, but there are chalets to rent that seem quite comfortable.

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Our family rented three chalets for the weekend and we had a wonderful time. Witsand is quiet and beautiful and the stargazers will love the night skies. There is plenty of game and the chalets were nicely appointed. We especially enjoyed the braai pit. The...More

Thank Duvenian
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We decided to do a day visit to the area and really enjoyed the landscape so pristine and beautiful, just to get on top you have to plod 30 meters up a very steep sand dune. we practice sand boarding standing and sitting with the...More

1  Thank Adolfo C
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

The family chalet was excellent with everything we needed, comfortable and quiet. The reserve was well laid out & maintained, but for us the dunes were the destination. My three sand board loving children spent two solid days on the dunes using the well priced...More

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

We visited Witsand Nature Reserve for a Day Visit. If you are staying in Northern Cape of South Africa, this is a some place one should visit. The place is nice for doing Sand Surfing and spending lazy time with friends doing Braii, or hiking...More

1  Thank Shoumo123
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

We stayed at the self catering cottages at this pleasant reserve. All you required is supplied, and the kitchen is fully kitted for 6. Fire wood and other necessities be bought at reception. Staff is friendly A sun downer is a must at one of...More

Thank GielCillie
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Reviewed 22 May 2013

If you are in Witsand and feel like taking a walk / hike or just doing some birding, Witsand Nature Reserve is the place to be.

1  Thank Natalie G
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