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Karoo National Park


Please note:
  • Motorcyclists will no longer be allowed to drive through the Park's entrance gate and Reception due to the risks involved with the lions present in the Park. The Park will, however, honour existing bookings but all future bookings will not be allowed.

Towards late afternoon, the great, unyielding canopy slowly softens its fierceness, and from pastel shades of pink and blue, the colours deepen, setting the endless Karoo canvas ablaze with glorious hues of orange and red.

The Great Karoo is a vast and unforgiving landscape of which the Karoo National Park is but a small portion. Being the largest ecosystem in South Africa, the Karoo is home to a fascinating diversity of life, all having adapted to survive in these harsh conditions. Karoo National Park is dominated by the lofty Nuweveld Mountains and rolling plains, where many species that originally occurred here now occupy their former ranges.

The Karoo National Park has a wide variety of endemic wildlife. Many species have been relocated to their former ranges - such as brown hyena, lion and Cape mountain zebra. Over 20 breeding pairs of black eagle find sanctuary within the park. There is also a wide diversity of succulent plants and small reptiles.

Note to Travellers

  • Please note that tourist roads may be closed at times during heavy or prolonged rainy conditions or as a result of road maintenance.

Still available this weekend!

Camp Site (CK6P), Karoo
Camp Site (CK6P), Karoo
  • PowerPoint
  • Reception open 07:00 to 19:00 (Gate till 22:00)
  • Base rate: R215
Chalet (CH2/4), Karoo
Chalet (CH2/4), Karoo
  • 2 single beds
  • Air-conditioned
  • Bath
  • Base rate: R1030

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