See views of undisturbed nature at Camdeboo National Park. A great natural wonder of the world, this park offers scenes of picturesque landscape to the visitors. See a 46 m (151 ft) high dam, which contains water that serves as the reservoir for the city. Pay a visit to the Valley of Desolation and observe the dolerite pillars up to 120 m (395 ft) high, with wildlife roaming in the area. Take a hike through the park and see endangered Cape mountain zebra, buffaloes, and the kori bustard--the heaviest flying bird in the world. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Camdeboo National Park and many more Graaff-Reinet attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Graaff-Reinet route planning site .
Camdeboo National Park Reviews
We did the medium length route due to time constraints but on the last leg the signage on this trail literally stops. And then you're met with confusing paths from all directions, with most looking li... more »
The Park itself is not bad. A lot of Sprinbok and a few of other animals. The whole Dam was completely dry and we saw in the newspaper that the collected over 36.000 dead fishes from the ground. We en... more »
This place is awesome. If one has time and you are in the area it's just incredible. Go to the top of the mountain and check the view.
What a great day, visited Camdeboo National Park including The Valley of Desolation, stunning vistas of the mountains, the valley and Graaff-Reinet from above. Take water, hat and wear good sunscreen. We visited at 9 am in early February and it was very hot. Then we went to the Game Viewing Area just further along the R63. Again well worth a visit.
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