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Campsites

Decked camping:

Sites for pop-up tents, each complemented with individual spacious wooden decks and screens for privacy.

There are 9 campsites, each with a wooden deck and screen, lights, electrical and USB points, braai pit and grid, a bench, table and seating with water and scullery. Each site looks onto indigenous forest, providing many opportunities for bird watching. Communal ablution facilities are available. There is a communal fridge, and a play area/jungle gym for kids (no children to be left unsupervised).  

  • Sites B5 and B7 – sleep, 4 people
  • Sites B1-B9 – sleep 6 people

No trailer tents, camping trailers, or 4×4 trailers are currently allowed in the wooded campsites campsite B.

No caravans in this area 

Basic camping:

A1-A5 - Camping for caravan, 4x4 trailers and campervans only

There are size restrictions that may be imposed on camping vehicles and equipment. Please contact the reserve office for further information.

    For both decked and basic camping sites:

    Power points: Yes

    Ablution facilities: Hot water showers, flush toilets (toilet paper provided).

    Shop on-site: No

    Firewood for sale: Due to the ever-increasing distribution of the invasive Shot hole Borer Beetle, clients are urged to purchase charcoal at the reserve.

    Braai facilities: Each campsite has its own fireplace and there is a communal lapa with a fridge/freezer that can be shared.

    Disabled access: No

    Pets welcome: No

    Glamping camping:

    The five tents are structured and pitched on decks apart from the main campsite. Glamping sites are 2 metres apart with no shade and screened off by a wooden fence divider. Each tent is fully furnished for maximum comfort and convenience.

    Power points: Yes, 3

    Shop on-site: No

    Bedrooms: One double bed in one room and a single bed with a single pull out bed (max 70kg) in the other room. A camper bed is available on request in the case of 2 adults in the 2nd room. Also in the 2nd room is a couch for relaxing. Bedding and towels supplied. 

    Firepit with grill: Yes, firewood for sale. Due to the ever-increasing distribution of the invasive Shot hole Borer Beetle, clients are urged to purchase charcoal at the reserve.

    Braai facilities: Each tent has its own fire pit on the deck

    Ablutions: Flush toilets (toilet paper provided) and roofless hot showers (Red Alder, Stinkwood and Seqouia) and two closed showers (Boekenhout & Yellowwood). Kitchen: fridge, microwave, and induction stove. Toaster, kettle, cutlery and crockery.

    Amenities: Bedding and towels provided

    Disabled access: Yes, Red Alder only 

    Pets welcome: No

    Tariffs

    • Description
    • Decked Campground (B) 3 sites (maximum of 4 persons per night)
    • Accommodates
    • 1-2 persons per night (up to a max of 4)
    • Additional p/p/n Off Peak
    • R85
    • Additional p/p/n Peak
    • n/a
    • Off-Peak Fee
    • R250
    • Peak Fee
    • R420

    Tariffs

    • Description
    • Decked Campground (B) 2 sites (maximum of 6 persons per night)
    • Accommodates
    • 1-2 persons per night (up to a max of 6)
    • Additional p/p/n Off Peak
    • R85
    • Additional p/p/n Peak
    • n/a
    • Off-Peak Fee
    • R280
    • Peak Fee
    • R620

    Tariffs

    • Description
    • Glamping campsite C: Yellowwood, Red alder, Sequoia, Boekenhout & Stinkwood
    • Accommodates
    • 1 - 2 persons per night (max 4)
    • Additional p/p/n Off Peak
    • R185
    • Additional p/p/n Peak
    • Off-Peak Fee
    • R570
    • Peak Fee
    • R940

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