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Mokala National Park

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Two great days at Mokala

We stayed for 2 nights at Lilydale Rest Camp. The accommodation was up to normal SanParks standard... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter L
Knysna, South Africa
Super Little Park - worth a visit!

Mokala is a Super little park. Well stocked with game. No cats. We saw saw several massive Sociable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sandy r
Johannesburg, South Africa
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“roan antelope”(18 reviews)
“game viewing”(10 reviews)
“rest camp”(12 reviews)
Kimberley, South Africa
+27 53 204 0158
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All reviews roan antelope game viewing rest camp black wildebeest self catering tree house endangered species water hole watering hole definitely worth a visit bird hide interpretation centre an abundance cape buffalo animals including bush experience fourth visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One the newest national parks in South Africa and what a great little park it is. We stayed at Mosu Lodge for 2 nights in a Luxury Bungalow (No 2). What a lovely unit this turned out to be, overlooking the waterhole that had constant...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at Lilydale Rest Camp. The accommodation was up to normal SanParks standard, clean and plenty of space. The staff at Mokala were helpful and friendly. The park itself is wonderful - very different from other SanParks game parks. It has...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mokala is a Super little park. Well stocked with game. No cats. We saw saw several massive Sociable Weaver birds nests, accompanied by a pygmy falcon that has a symbiotic relationship with the Weavers. We stayed at Lilydale rest camp: Great location on the river...More

1  Thank sandy r
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Stayed overnight in Kimberley and just visited Mokala for a game viewing drive. We were absolutely positively surprised by animals we saw, way more than we expected

Thank Lata67
Reviewed 22 August 2018

My husband and i stayed in the Tree House. We booked in at Mosu, and also enjoyed a delicious lunch at the restaurant. All staff were very friendly and helpful, also at Lillydale which we also went to visit. The Tree House was like a...More

1  Thank RocheC15
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Great stay in camping site. Clean and beautiful nestled next to a water point. Level camping, hot water. Small shop at reception and wood available. Pre booking a must. Check booking in and out time. Plenty game to view.

Thank Bhejanespecialevents
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I spent 2 nights at Lillydale restcamp in Mokala National park, the rest camp was neat and clean and we enjoyed our time there, the reserve is small and you can drive all the roads in a day. We saw a good variety of wildlife...More

1  Thank Andrewschoeman
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stayed for five days in Haak en Steek camp. It was so lovely to sit on the stoep of the cottage and watch the animals come to drink water in the water hole right in front of the cottage, we could not get ourselves...More

Thank PierreLSouthAfrica
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We stayed at Lilydale Camp in Mokala National Park recently. The park teems with wildlife such as tsessebe, springbok, roan antelope, sable antelope, buffalo, oryx, baboons, jackal, duiker, eland, kuku, giraffe, black wildebeest, warthog and blue wildebeest. Finding these animals was not difficult. The Park...More

1  Thank LDR2014
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Spent a might here on the way from W Cape to Johannesburg. Wonderful place. Great, low key bush experience. Cottages were clean and well appointed. Mobile reception was poor. A great thing for some (me)... not so much for others. A special word of thanks...More

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25 June 2018|
Response from vita713 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know without looking it up on-line, which of course you can easily do yourself!
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