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Media Release: Namaqualand Springs To Life

Date: 2001-07-31

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The Skilpad section of the Namaqua National Park will be open to visitors from 1 August until 30 September 2001. More than 120mm of rain was recorded in July and the fields of daisies, characteristic of Skilpad, are in bloom.

Facilities include a 5km circular drive in the flower viewing area, two short walking trails, a picnic area and ablution facilities. The park does not have accommodation or braai facilities. 

Position: 22 km North-West of Kamieskroon off the N9, 500km North of Cape Town. Visitors must take the Kamieskroon turn-off. 

  • Entrance fees: R10 per person. 
  • Buses pay an additional R80. 
  • Opening times: 08:00 - 17:00 - 7 days a week. 


Accommodation Info Centre Springbok 
Tel: (027) 712 2011 


MTN Flower Line 083 910 1028 


Namaqua National Park 
Tel: (027) 672-194


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