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Mokala National Park

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Beautiful plains, peaceful atmosphere and very pleasant Park

This Park is very pleasant and we saw an incredible amount of animal species in only 24h spent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bruno I
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Windhoek, Namibia
Limited Access due to poor Roads at Rainy Season

Mokala National Park contains a variety of species of antelope , buffalo Giraffe and rhino... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Charles C
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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 weeks ago
“Beautiful plains, peaceful atmosphere and very pleasant Park”
3 Apr 2017
“Fabulous and frustrating”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Park is very pleasant and we saw an incredible amount of animal species in only 24h spent there: roan, sable, waterbuck, oryx, black springboks, giraffe, zebra, tsesseb, blesbok, buffalo, wildebeast, hartebeast and other antelopes. Another great thing about it is that even though it...More

Thank Bruno I
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Mokala National Park contains a variety of species of antelope , buffalo Giraffe and rhino. Visiting after recent rains there were more roads cut off to a significant portion of the park and the usable roads were rough and slippery. It is not really a...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Mokala is a South African national park that has charm. We have just completed our third trip there and it has been delightful. Mokala may not have the Big 5 but that can be a very poor indicator of game viewing experience. Mokala has bok...More

Thank Christine180250
Reviewed 29 March 2017

SA's latest addition to the National Parks, turn-off is 55km south of Kimberley on the N12 - then 20 km good dirt road. Beautiful area - we visited after a period of lots of rain and found lush, green vegetation everywhere. Saw many animals including...More

Thank 476francois
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Stayed two nights at Lillydale camp in Mokala National Park. Accommodation on the basic side but very clean - do not quite understand why there a bath and no shower in the bathroom, surely showers are more waterwise! Units are NOT serviced so be prepared...More

Thank VeraP267
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We looked forward to our weeks holiday at Mokala with friends. The park appeared to have had a lot of rain as it was very green. The campsites were quite disappointing. No cleaning of the weeds around the camp and the view of the waterhole...More

Thank malyvo
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Mokala National park is a well kept secret. What a gem!! It has the rugged beauty of the Karoo. Despite the fact that the big 5 does not feature there,there are lots of other endangered species like Roan antelope,black wildebeest,etc. Accomodation are typical SANPARKS style...More

Thank meisies
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed two nights in the kameeldooring treehouse. The treehouse is simple yet has everything you need. The staff at Mosu were amazing, the restaurant service and food excellent. The rock engraving/game drive highly recommended and the interpretation centre well worth a visit. Game a plenty,roads...More

Thank Graham084
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoy my time in Mokala. I stayed two nights in Mosu and two nights in lilydale, I think this is how you should do it. Both camps are very different. Geographically Lilydale is really nice because it's situated on the river and surrounded...More

Thank greatplaces360
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The landscape looks like Masai Mara - savannah plains. We saw several rhinos and large herd of buffaloes and antelopes. However, facilities need to improve. I suggest to visitors to get clear directions before you start. This is a large reserve and you can tired...More

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janetvr2015
Are the roads accessible by sedan?
1 January 2017|
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Response from djza | Reviewed this property |
Just saw on another forum that there was quite a bit of rain, perhaps check with the park if you plan a visit within the next couple of days
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Trompies
What is the plan to improve access roads and stofdam hide ?
23 December 2016|
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