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Mokala National Park

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South Africa
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Cool park that needs work

We stayed at Mosu Lodge. The chalet looks nice at first, newly done, so new we had to keep all... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Anthony A
Boston, Massachusetts
Lots of different habitats and species packed into a small area

The ecosystems vary a lot over a small area (45 minute drive from the northern gate to the southern... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We stayed at Mosu Lodge. The chalet looks nice at first, newly done, so new we had to keep all windows open due to smell of finishing oil on woodwork. Once settled, I am a wood worker by trade, I could see certain little things...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The ecosystems vary a lot over a small area (45 minute drive from the northern gate to the southern gate). Lots of threatened species particularly antelope) and most quite easy to see. The park is not crowded so you never get the Kruger style scrums...More

Thank AdamLeaves
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Stunni g to see the variety of buck.... impala, springok, nyala, eland, gemsbok, tssesebe, roan...... alsp buffalo, rhino and noisy jackals. The birding was even better. Caroline topped 300 birds on pur visit. Chalets comfortable and made for happy evenings.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Camped for 3 nights -what a lovely reserve off the beaten track. Good bird life and nice to see different antelope from the usual suspects like gemsbok and springbok and roan. The lack of big predators makes for a calmer game experience and we enjoyed...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We spent the weekend at Mokala for the annual mountain bike race and found a gem just outside Kimberley, The topography is unique and the park has endangered herbivores. It's lovely to drive around and watch gemsbok, red hartebeest and more around the park. There's...More

1  Thank Rya-Mari M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

As frequent visitors to SANParks, we were very excited about our weekend getaway to Mokala with friends - what a pleasant experience! The Motswedi Bush Camp is small with only six campsites but absolutely beautiful with plenty of Camel Thorn trees for shade and all...More

Thank llouw90
Reviewed 22 April 2017

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
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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