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Mountain Zebra National Park

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Cradock, South Africa
+27 48 881 2427
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Didn't live up to expectations

My wife and I agreed that this was easily the worst of the many South African national parks and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
derek r
plettenberg bay
A little gem in the Eastern Cape

We spent one afternoon and one morning in the park due to limited time. What a beaut of a park. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tarryn F
Gillitts, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“mountain zebra” (41 reviews)
“game viewing” (8 reviews)
Cradock, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I agreed that this was easily the worst of the many South African national parks and others in Botswana and Namibia that we have so far visited. This in spite of the many good reviews by others ,and we are forced to...More

1  Thank derek r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one afternoon and one morning in the park due to limited time. What a beaut of a park. The roads are all in good condition. We saw a pride of lion and meerkats. Wish we had spent more time to try find the...More

Thank Tarryn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped in the park for 2 nights. The facilities were fantastic - microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, hydroboil in the kitchen, superclean ablutions, tidy campsites. We spotted a lot of animals and really enjoyed the park. There were lots to see and the park roads...More

1  Thank lfrauenstein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful National Park. the scenery is unrivaled. you drive through mountains and plains. We spotted a lot of animals in our own car and the next day we did a morning gamedrive (05.00hrs) when we saw lions! What a gamedrive that was!!!!

1  Thank Karin1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park itself seems as though it could be interesting,but as we decided to leave early due to extremely bad quality accommodation, we did not experience the park. The mountain cottage that we were allocated was in very bad state and maintenance must have been...More

Thank Inkie4u
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful game parks we have been to. Awesome stopover on a long Road Trip - make sure you allocate 1 full day for driving around in the park. Really beautiful vistas and lots of animals. We saw lions hunting, black-backed jackal,...More

Thank BessWright
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a must-do when traveling through the Hantam Karoo. We stayed in the park end really enjoyed the tranquility and the game drives.

Thank Kobus69
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great Camping facilities, on offer, laundry, kitchen, good ablution block, nice emergency shop. restaurant, bar. fantastic pools. Good roads around the park. 4x4 trails. fabulous views. Very dry though. Friendly staff. Camp site cleaned every day. Loads of game.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This small often overlooked N.P is actually well worth a stop. The panoramas are out of this world... especially late in the afternoon. One of the few places I know where one can get up close and personal with the mountain zebra... they are so...More

Thank Constant N
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We arrived early in the morning to spend a day in this wonderful reserve. We didn't see too many animals and it was very dry . This did not matter as the mountains are beautiful , the roads well maintained and take you from highs...More

Thank Virginia314Randburg
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9 October 2016|
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Response from TouchLightly | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can but I dont think you can do the 4x4 trails - and they are really interesting. The road is tarred or fairly good dirt road most of the way.
28 September 2016|
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Response from TouchLightly | Reviewed this property |
The road from the N9 to Craddock had a lot of roadworks - about 4 Stop Ry Go's but hopefully this wll be sorted by December. The roads in the park are tarred and good dirt roads - you dont need a 4x4 or an offroad. I did... More