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Karoo National Park

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Great experience and very informative.

We really enjoyed the game drive and saw loads of animals. Very sad to see how dry the area is but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great overnight stop, however linger for an extra night, it is worth it!

This is a great place to stop for an overnight stay en-route on the N1. I always use this as a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“cape town”(29 reviews)
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Beaufort West, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank ChristeneM9
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank TravelProCapeTown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Accomodation basic but comfortable. The game park in the midst of a very severe drought. Game is spars and one sees drought resistant species notably lots of tortoise. Scenery is typical Karoo but very scenic. Meals in the Resturant are basic fare. Interestingly they have...More

Thank Gautenger65
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Birds, Game viewing, dinosaurs, landscape...it has it all !!! Dont miss the night drive. Enjoy the bracing areas and pool at Bullskraal. Fall in love with Klipspringer Pass. Find your own Lion and Aardwolf. Get lost and find yourself in this gorgeous place...you will never...More

Thank ChristianBoix
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We were so glad we booked the Afsaal Shepherds cottage - such a remote location we didn't see anybody else during our 2 night stay. The signage could be improved as we did get a bit lost on the way in. We loved the waterhole...More

Thank Adrienne E
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Our road-tripping party had always wanted to visit the Karoo National Park, and we were prepared for a treat - which we got! A great welcome at the gate and a short, but interesting drive to another warm welcome as we checked in at reception,...More

Thank joydunc
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Very beautiful place to visit. The 4x4 track up the mountain have a very beautiful view. Also so a lot of animals.

Thank 444Erica2014
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Karoo scenery. The staff are really helpful and very friendly. Great ambassadors for South Africa.

Thank JacksonZA
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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