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Mokala National Park

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#7 of 55 things to do in Northern Cape Features Animals
South Africa
+27 53 204 0158
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Easy nature break from Bloemfontein

Arrived at 08:15 at the gate. Staff were extremely friendly staff were very helpful. After... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
via mobile
Lovely camp ground overlooking a waterhole

We stayed for 3 nights in April and had a super stay despite the bad weather. The campsite has 6... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2016
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“roan antelope” (16 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 08:15 at the gate. Staff were extremely friendly staff were very helpful. After visiting reception, we had breakfast in the restaurant. The food was well prepared and very tasty. We them drove around the park. Saw, Hartebees, Kudu, Warthog, etc. This time, the...More

1  Thank Mike_de_Meyer
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in April and had a super stay despite the bad weather. The campsite has 6 sites all overlooking a small watering hole and each site has its own private kitchen facilities and bathroom. We enjoyed driving around the park although...More

Thank winter28
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Motala is truely a hidden germ to explore and to be visited. We stayed at Lillydale for five nights and had a wonderful time, seeing so much game on the Vaalbos loop, the Kameeldoring loop plus the rest on offer. The restaurant at Mosu is...More

Thank Heinrich Z
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Spent first two nights at "Haak and Steek" amazing experience and highly recommend. Two bedrooms on suite, with main bedroom facing directly onto water hole. Large "enclosed boma. Entirely on your own with no fencing etc. No access to other guests allowed. Spent two glorious...More

3  Thank Neil S
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Best stay of my life!!! Friendly staff, staff coming in every day cleaning your cottage and the braai (BBQ) I asked at the restaurant if they have a potjie pot I could borrow , they cleaned it a brought it to the cottage for us...More

2  Thank ChristineDeBeer
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We visited this relatively new National Park on a day trip from Marrick Safari Camp. Mokala is a large reserve with incredibly beautiful savanna grassland in its corners and rocky terrain in the center. We took the affordable private safari from the most southern camp...More

Thank maurice351
Reviewed 27 January 2016

It's sad to report Mokala seems to be on the decline as far as several key aspects are concerned. So much so that we cut short our intended stay there in December and virtually fled from Mosu Lodge. Mosu eems to lack any management and...More

4  Thank debeer209
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Mokala is a well managed reserve specialising in endangered species - the game is accessible and safe. Many of the roads have recently been upgraded making virtually the whole reserve accessible to person in a 'city' car. Management of the restaurant has changed but the...More

2  Thank Uwe P
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We should have stayed longer. The facilities are great. The birding and game viewing were refreshing. should have stayed longer.

1  Thank Snakes45
Reviewed 24 December 2015

This was our 4th visit to the little gem of Mokala. Sanparks proclaimed the park to breed with rare endangered species, so there are no lion or cheetah. However, the abundance of antelope and birds more than compensates for this. It poses beautiful landscapes, amongst...More

1  Thank ritaSouthAfrica
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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