Namastat Lodge and Caravan Park
Namastat Lodge and Caravan Park situated in Springbok which lies in a narrow valley surrounded by the Koperberg in the heart of the Namaqualand, 570km north of Cape Town. It is the last major town before Namibia and it is known as the flower capital.
About 3km from Springbok on the N7 you will find Namastat, which comprises of 4 'Nama huts' and 16 campsites.
A Nama hut or matjieshuise is a round hut traditionally made by the Nama tribe out of beautifully crafted reed matting spread on a skeleton of sticks. The Nama language is probably South Africa's last indigenous language still spoken in the greater Namaqualand area and is a remnant of the Khoisan culture which once dominated large parts of the Southern African region.
The camping and caravan sites offer the following:
- 25 camp sites with own electricity point and water (spring water) and braai facilities.
- Neat, clean and modern share ablution facilities with hot showers.
- Shared kitchen facilities with hot and cold water, electricity points.
- Goegap Nature Reserve
- Namaqua National park
- Namakwa 4 x 4 route
- Children's park
- Flower route
- Richtersveld national park
- Fly fishing
- Namakwa festival (first weekend in Dec)