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Grootkolk

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Upington, South Africa
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I only managed one night here as the camp was being closed down for 3 weeks for renovations. Very well run camp and the location is such that you are guaranteed excellent wildlife viewings from your kitchen area. Lions almost always visit the waterhole. We...More

    Thank Katanga2
    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    We were SOOOOooo excited and happy to get 3 nights at this camp as it is almost an impossible task to even get 1 night!!!Finally, we could spend time in this unfenced, totally remote camp, in the Kalahari!! I don't understand why it is listed...More

    Thank surya77
    Reviewed 11 June 2017

    We have been to Grootkolk 3 times now and it is beautifully remote with lots to see at the waterhole.However, it needs some tender care now as everything is starting to look very dated.There is an absolute rat infestation with rats happily nibbling on your...More

    Thank Maggy1408
    Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

    With only a few 'tents' (more of a cottage, clean and with quite a lot of amenities I must say), it's a very remote, quiet and nice camp in the park. The tents are located overlooking a waterhole, illuminated by night. It's a great experience...More

    1  Thank Viebie
    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    This is a very remote camp. The camp has only 4 tents and you do not have to go out to look for wildlife since the wildlife will come to visit the waterhole. The camp attendant keeps the place spotlessly clean and it is interesting...More

    2  Thank Jeff20000
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    Location
    South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
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    Response from Viebie | Reviewed this property |
    I have stayed in Grootkolk last February and I thought it was great. I'm not sure whether it has been renovated, but it didn't strike me as very old nor dirty. The shower was fine, save for the fact that the water only... More
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    "I think, if I could, I would choose No.1 although we stayed in No.3 and were happy. No.1 is closer to the..."
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    "We prefer tent no. 4"
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    "IF you can get a booking for this place any of the units are great."
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    "There are only four chalets which are all the same and have a great view of the waterhole."
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