South Africa, Eastern Cape, Karoo Hartland

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Cradock Middelburg Oviston
Somerset East Steytlerville Willowmore

Please Note: Contact an establishment directly to make a booking.

Mountain Zebra National Park

GPS Co-ordinates: E25 28.700 S32 13.451
Tel: + 27 (0)48 881 2427 or 3434
Fax: + 27 (0)48 881 3943

The craggy heights of the Mountain Zebra National Park's Bankberg embrace rolling plains and deep valleys, and have become an entrancing preserve for the Cape mountain zebra. The caravan and campsites with communual ablutions facilities are equipped with 220V power points, hot and cold water, braai area, water points close to sites, a shop, seimming pool, restaurant/take away. The camping area is sited on grass.

Middelburg [Back to Top]

Tel: + 27 (0)49 842 2910
Fax: + 27 (0)49 842 2910
Cell: + 27 (0)82 253 9911
e-mail: via website

At Carochalet we offer you 7 camping sites on lush grass with power points for tents, motorhomes and caravans. Neat and clean ablution facilities, laundry and scullery equipped with hotplate, kettle and fridge. Fully equipped braai areas. We also offer Self-catering chalets. Shops and other amenities are within walking distance.

Siloam Village
Location: 2 Msasa Road
GPS Co-ordinates: S 30deg 41' 45.45" E 25deg 45' 57.85"
Tel: +27 (0)11 955 6800
Fax: 086 615 4486
Cell: +27 (0)82 465 9826

Those seeking a more tranquil laid-back break will find Siloam a great camp-site and reasonably priced on the Oviston side of the Gariep Dam. If your perfect holiday is a combination of lazing around, fishing and exploring the nature reserve then this is the place to stay. We have a boat to hire if you want to explore the dam or fish deeper waters for yellow-fish, carp and barbel. The facility is newly renovated and consists of group accommodation bungalows which sleep 120 persons; small group accommodation chalets which sleep 15 persons. Luxury bush camp tents are coming soon. Our conference hall seats 120 to 150 delegates. The dining room seats 120 persons. Designer swimming pool, volley ball court, tennis court, netball court also offered.

Somerset East
Bestershoek Caravan Park

Tel: + 27 (0)42 243 1333
Fax: + 27 (0)42 243 1548

Number of sites: 30. Caravan sites only; electrical connection; hot & cold water/electric lights/power points.

Somerset East [Back to Top]
Witmos Ox-wagon Camp
Location: On the Witmos cattle farm, nestling in the rugged hills between Somerset East, Cradock and Bedford.
Tel: + 27 (0)48 886-0630

Five ox-wagons, some as old as 200 years, sleeping 2 people each, pulled into the customary laager. Meals are prepared in the nearby entertainment building and eaten at a stunning 14-seater yellowwood table. Lamps and no electricity.

Noorspoort Lodge
Location: 5 km from Steytlerville on the Mount Stewart/Klipplaat/Jansenville gravel road.
Tel: +27 (0)49 835 0001 or 049 835 9014
Fax: +27 (0)49 835 0001
Cell: +27 (0)82 553 3344

Noorspoort Guest Farm offers various camping options. The boma on the banks of the Great Gamtoos, has a real old-style bush donkey (warm water tank) under which you will have the fun of making a fire for your own warm water. The two bush showers have stunning views over the river and Vaalkrans hills. There is a braaipit, reed screen, three bush toilets, a bush table, a brack water basin and that's it. Drive around the game reserve as you please. Bring your own tent and enjoy nature. Veldt and bush camping with or withourt a guide. Daan's Cave is quite a hike to get to and is also take in take out. You will stay deep in a Kloof and better have a good camping mattress and sleeping bag. This basic but functional caravan park is next to the swimming pool at Noorspoort Guest Lodge. The caravan park can host 5-6 caravans under the old bluegum trees. Other accommodation also available.

Willowmore [Back to Top]
Bejane Game Reserve

Tel: +27 (0)44 871 4500

Bhejane Camping is under a canopy of Acacia karoo thorn trees. We have a unique bathroom within an outside shower place, so that you can just come closer to nature. Bhejane Bush Camp: One luxury tent with a double bed and 4 dome tents with 4 single beds in each. Sleeps up to 10 people

Timbila Game Reserve

Tel: +27 (0)44 9231188

At Timbila game reserve there are 4 scattered sites under a canopy of acacia trees, each equipped with electricity, braai facilities and wood. Each site can accommodate a few families. Ablutions provide hot water. Washing up facilities are also provided

Date of entry: 1 September 1996
Last update:2013/05/03 at 08:57:20