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Golden Gate Highlands National Park

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South Africa
+27 58 255 1000
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I could drown in the beauty of the mountains

I am in awe with the beauty of the Golden Gate Mountains. We were lucky to experience both rain... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
South Africa
A hike into the echos

Sun, mountains fresh air and a faint sound of the motor way in the far off distance ☺ the scenery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon C
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South Africa
+27 58 255 1000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am in awe with the beauty of the Golden Gate Mountains. We were lucky to experience both rain and sunshine and took the most gorgeous photos ever... I could just stay there forever....

Thank BeerMin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sun, mountains fresh air and a faint sound of the motor way in the far off distance ☺ the scenery is absolutely stunning with views of spectacular views of the Maloti Drakensburg. There are several hiking trails which are under and hour with little experience...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place to do one of the many hikes. The park is well kept and is quite big. We drove through all the loops and saw some blesbok and wildebeest. There is also a vulture feeding spot at the top end where you...More

Thank sarahtheblue
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Beautiful place to visit, rooms are big and comfortable. Had lots of fun and surrounding areas around have a lot of entertainment for adults as well as children. Lots of activities to do.

Thank Puseletso M
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We took a drive through the Golden Gate National Park. It is very worth while witha beautifully dramatic landscape. Simply a must!

Thank Michelle_Guy_100
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I visited the Golden Gate National Park and stayed at the Golden Gate Hotel. My room had views to die for. One can never fall short of beautiful landscapes, from the walking trail to the driving loop. Everything is picture perfect.

1  Thank Mamthembusn
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Not quite understandable why this is a national park compared to many other nature parks that offer a lot more(?) It s not worth staying, but it s a nice driveby (maybe with an extra loop) If you stay overnight you ll have to pay...More

Thank JJotties
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself in the North Eastern Free State then its worth the effort to do the short drive. No entrance fees. The landscapes are dramatic. The park is void of any meaningful game, sadly. Small formal infrastructure towards the Clarens end.

1  Thank Renso S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Spent Friday-Thursday at the Geln Reenan camp in a rondevaal. Went hiking most days, saw plenty of animals - wildebeest, zebras, vultures, various bucks abound. The area is vast and beautiful. The camp was nice and quiet most people were there on the weekend. The...More

Thank gallinacanyon
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Golden gate never fails to wow with the lovely views, the mountains were green and lush. we got to see Zebra, Eland, Rooi haartebees and Blesbok. It got overcast but it was stunning watching the clouds come over the mountains mystic.

Thank atheliah
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19 November 2017|
Response from Mespey | Reviewed this property |
You can get to the hotel easily. Not sure where else you want to go.