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Karoo National Park

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Karoo wonder

Park is currently going through a very dry period but despite this it still offers beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
George, South Africa
Camping in the Karoo National Park

The place to go to meet many foreign nationals doing self-drive tours. Newly updated ablution and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Philip S
Fish Hoek, South Africa
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Beaufort West, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Park is currently going through a very dry period but despite this it still offers beautiful scenery. Take a trip up Klipspringer pass and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place to go to meet many foreign nationals doing self-drive tours. Newly updated ablution and kitchen facilities. Also a really good on site restaurant for the less energetic. To top it all off great game-viewing.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We were excited at the thought of staying at Afsaal However our arrival coincided with heavy winds an dust storms Fortunately the park was not busy and Lorraine Bosch was very efficient bin handling a change to the main park Like Shahida Willemse and indeed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank grahame943
Reviewed 1 November 2018

About 20 km from main camp and you might as well be in the middle of no-where. A delightful experience in rustic, but pristinely kept accommodation. The waterhole must be about 50m from the "stoep", so you need to take care not to startle the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David Graham S
Reviewed 18 October 2018

My wife is crazy about plants so Karoo was a must see place for us. We were not disappointed - quite the opposite. It is an amazing place. It is a large and spectacular reserve showcasing the flora of this region of South Africa. Part...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ron d
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Perfect Getaway - Most stunning Views and lots of Animals. Warm and Friendly welcome from Reception to Currier Shop, Special Thank you to Jenny , Always service with a smile and make you feel so welcomed. Restaurant staff friendly, Resturant clean, Housekeeping very friendly. Highly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We really enjoyed the game drive and saw loads of animals. Very sad to see how dry the area is but it is still a very well maintained park. The guide was very knowledgeable and gave us loads of information on the animals. He has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChristeneM9
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a great place to stop for an overnight stay en-route on the N1. I always use this as a stopover en-route between the north and south of South Africa as it offers comfortable chalets/cottages that have comfortable beds, equipped kitchens with barbeque(braai) facilities...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelProCapeTown
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We had a 6-sleeper cottage which was huge. The 2 sleeping rooms were located on each side of the building with the open-plan lounge and kitchen area in-between. Each bedroom had a double and a single bed. As a cold spell blew over the area...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 20thCenturyCox
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We lived this place wish we could have spent 2 mights ...the place need 2 to 3 nights to really appreciate it. Did the short 2.5 hour game drive saw lotsa stuff.. great black eagle sighting VERY COLD IN THE ROOM We will go back

Date of experience: August 2018
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Yaz H
19 November 2018|
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Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
R110 Conservation fee and then R323 for caravan stand. Note if foreign visitor Conservation fee goes up to R109 or R218 ppd depending where from.
24 December 2017|
Response from Sedge0987 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there Apologies for the late response. Accommodation for two people is around R1 200 per night - less if you are camping. They did offer game drives at one time, but the vehicle they use has been out of commission for... More
19 December 2016|
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Response from KKB000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Sorry we had our own vehicle so I am unsure of the payment process. Have fun & enjoy