The Karoo National Park was established to preserve the spectacular
scenery and restore the flora and fauna to it's natural state. Animals that were once endemic were reintroduced to the area.
Currently, the Park accommodates 64 mammal species which include the African wild cat, and the bat-eared fox. Over 190 species of birds are present and 59 species of reptile. There are a number of Hiking Trails which includes The Fossil Trail, the Karoo being one of the richest areas world wide for reptile fossils.
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES AT KAROO NATIONAL PARK:
- game viewing
- hiking trails
SUMMARY OF WILDLIFE & FLORA:
Herbivores: Cape mountain zebra, springbok, gemsbok,
Carnivores: African wild cat, bat-eared fox
Birdlife: Over 190 recorded species including black eagle
Reptiles: turtles, variety of lizards and snakes
DIRECTIONS TO KAROO NATIONAL PARK:
2 km Northwest of Beaufort West
14.0km East of center of Karoo National Park
Christiaan (BB) and Cornel Bekker, your hosts, invite you to enjoy a "Bakgat" accommodation experience in our newly developed self-catering units (2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms) in Beaufort West.
14.4km East of center of Karoo National Park
Hotel Oasis in Beaufort West is a Luxary Hotel in the Heart of the Karoo, situated on the N1 between Cape Town and Johannesburg, offering family accommodation at affordable rates.
Sleeps: 30 in 9 units/rooms
15.1km East of center of Karoo National Park
The popular B&B accommodation Haus Holzapfel is situated in the up market, peaceful and quiet area in the highest street of Beaufort West. We are 1.1km away from the city centre and the N1 Highway Cape Town - Johannesburg.
Sleeps: 56 in 17 units/rooms
From R 280,00
Per person, per night sharing.
39.5km North East of center of Karoo National Park
The Vale Karoo Farm lies at the foothills of the majestic Nuveld Mountains in the heart of the Great Karoo. It offers many new holiday and break-a-way opportunities on the farm. The farm is 30 km east of Beaufort West on the N1 route between Cape...
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