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Camdeboo National Park

Camdeboo National Park

Formerly known as the Karoo Nature Reserve, the Camdeboo National Park is located in the foothills of the Sneeuberg range and completely surrounds the town of Graaf Reinet.

One of the more interesting geological features of the park is the Valley of Desolation that cuts a deep canyon through the Sneeuberg. Spandau Kop is another prominent landmark found in the park. It's perfectly circular dolerite crown is a defining characteristic of the many koppies found throughout the Karoo.

The Camdeboo Conservation Centre, located at the base of the Spandau Kop, provides environmental courses to help students better understand the importance of the flora and fauna of the region.

The Van Ryneveld's Pass Dam, located to the north of Graaf Reinet on the Sunday's River is a very popular fishing spot with the locals.

The Camdeboo National Park has been well-stocked with a number of large game that have been re-introduced to the area, including Cape mountain zebra, Cape buffalo, black wildebeest, red hartebeest, eland, kudu and and many other smaller antelope.

Hikers may roam freely throughout the park as there is no need for set trails in the sparse vegetation. Temperatures can be very hot during the summer, so hikers are well-advised to head out early to beat the scorching noon-day sun.

- hiking trails
- spectacular scenery
- conservation centre
- watersports

Herbivores: Cape mountain zebra, Cape buffalo, black wildebeest, red hartebeest, eland, kudu
Carnivores: bat-eared fox, caracal
Birdlife: Namaqua dove, goshawk, rock kestrel, brown-hooded kingfisher, Diederik cuckoo, speckled mousebird, cardinal woodpecker, long-billed crombec, lesser honeyguide, ant-eating chat, Levaillantos cisticola, neddicky, titbabbler

- take the N9 to Graaf Reinet

Accommodation Near Camdeboo National Park:
Graaff-Reinet Accommodation

Accommodation Near Camdeboo National Park

Kingfisher Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Graaff-Reinet

0.1km North West of Camdeboo National Park

Guests can experience the peace and tranquility this guesthouse offers in one of our 8 stylishly furnished en-suite bedrooms, each with private entrances and safe parking. Relax at the pool over a sundowner if you do not want to take a drive to ...

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Beau & I

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Graaff-Reinet

0.7km South of Camdeboo National Park

As the name of our establishment depicts, this is a team effort by Beau and Imelda to give top class service to our guests and to ensure that they will remember their stay with us.

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Aa'Qtansisi Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Graaff-Reinet

0.9km South West of Camdeboo National Park

Be prepared to be spoilt & delighted with personal attention & unique flavours of decor in each part of this accommodation so that Aa'Qtansisi, will become your first choice of accommodation

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Sleeps: 21 in 6 units/rooms

Aan Die Oewer Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Graaff-Reinet

1.3km South West of Camdeboo National Park

Come and enjoy the comfort, peace and tranquillity of Aan die Oewer Guest House's exquisite 3-star facilities and top-class service. Aan-die-Oewer Guest House offers their guests either Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering Accommodation in Graaff Reinet...

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Sleeps: 10 in 3 units/rooms

Stemar Self Catering Accommodation

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Graaff-Reinet

1.5km West of Camdeboo National Park

Graaff-Reinet Accommodation - Welcome to the Gem of the Karoo - Graaff Reinet. Get back to nature. Visit our national park and view the stunning array of game species visible in the Camdeboo National Park in Graaff-Reinet.

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Lakeview Tented Camp

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Camdeboo National Park

6.4km East of Camdeboo National Park

Four rustic furnished tents provide a relaxed nature experience. Each tent sleeps two people and has a braai unit, fridge, table and two chairs. Bedding and towels are provided. There is a communal kitchen equipped with stove plates, cooking and eating ut

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Nqweba Campsite

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Camdeboo National Park

6.4km East of Camdeboo National Park

Fifteen caravan or tent sites are situated beneath thorn trees on a gravel substrate. Each site has a braai unit and powerpoint. A communal kitchen provides deep freeze, stove top and microwave facilities while the communal ablutions have showers, toilets

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Outsiders Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Nieu-Bethesda

38.5km North of Camdeboo National Park

In the heart of the quaint Karoo hamlet of Nieu-Bethesda, lies Outsiders B&B. Cosy double rooms offer an en-suite shower with toilet and a private entrance. Relax on your stoep and watch village life pass you by at the unhurried pace of bygone times.

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Weltevreden Guest Farm

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Nieu-Bethesda

40.7km North West of Camdeboo National Park

Our accommodation consists of 2 cottages, 1 a renovated prison from the 1800's with a kitchenette, full bathroom, loft room with 4 beds, lounge/dining room with fireplace and a double room with french doors onto a private patio. The other cottage ...

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