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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very clean and basic but with everything necessary for self catering.Hot water and electric cooker available but no heating except for wood fire which doubles as a brilliant indoor BBQ. Be warned as it can get extremely cold at night ! Needless to say the flowers were breathtaking even at the end of the season when we visited.The two shortish...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Last minute dinner plans lead us to Skilpadvlie for dinner, what a pleasant find, warm hospitality, Cosy fire place on what turned out to be a quiet evening. The calamari was fresh, soft and crispy, really well made. Good quality wood fire pizza and I had the special which was oxtail and mash. A good hearty portion and very tender,...

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Springbok, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beautiful flowers. We only went for the day did not use any facilities. The service at the shop was very good. They were closing when we came from our walk but they were so kind to quickly open the shop for us again. The flowers are really something to see. You can try to put it in words or...

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Thank Dawieda
SOUTH AFRICA
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was first National Park we visited on our bus tour and were not disappointed in any way. We saw a vast range of Namaqualand flowers in the various fields, which were it was spectactular. It great being driving around and stopping on several occasions to take in this brilliant nature.

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed at the self cater cottage #4 at Skilpad, Namaqua Park. I was very pleasantly surprised at the attractive design and layout of the cottages with their great views, and the seclusion of the camp - not hundreds of tourists all jostling for space and food etc like in the Kruger Park. The park is also spectacular, the flora...

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Durban South Africa
Reviewed 27 August 2016

A lovely reserve to drive around, offering spectacular views of flowers in abundance. The views from the koppies are outstanding. A must visit destination in this area. A slow drive to adsorb the surroundings is essential, so are binoculars!

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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Brilliant, brilliant area to view flowers the very best nature can give in the area. Basic but comfortable acomodation. Resturant and provisions/curio shop at accommodation units. Highly recommend a visit to this reserve.

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1Thank Danie T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Fabulous little chalet in the national park. Really well appointed with everything you could want. Clean and neat, comfy beds (2 singles) and a great indoor braai. You can buy wood at reception....be sure to buy a couple of bags as it is very dry and burns quite quickly. The fireplace draws really well (no smoke at all) and heats...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 27 November 2014

How lucky we were to stay one night at the Skilpad rest camp inside the Namaqua National Park – we wanted to stay longer but when the wildflowers bloom the camp is always fully booked. Our chalet was so much better than we expected for this price. Our unit was nicely furnished, modern and functional – we enjoyed the enclosed...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 23 November 2014

We stayed in a CH2/4 chalet, was a big one, with fantastic inside fireplace/braai, and other outdoor (on the floor), this one not the best in winding weather. Great indoor gallery with views. Heater in bedroom, we did not feel cold. In this Camp you are only 1 minute (or less) from Skilpad flower route, the best place to stay...

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Address: Namaqua National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape
Number of rooms: 4
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“Chalet n°3 is adapted for challenge peaople.”
 of 5 bubbles lekikidu92, 7 Sep 2013 | Read review
“great camping sites as an option to staying in the chalets”
 of 5 bubbles iamriva, 7 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Any of the 4 chalets is Perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles ZanaW, 8 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Furthest chalet from access road”
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