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Introduction

Telephone line issues

Please note that the Park is currently experiencing problems with its normal telephone number. Should you not get through on 023 415 2828, please try 023 414 7080 instead. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Game capture:

Compulsory game capture will take place in the Park between 14 March and 1 April 2016. Please note that we will make every effort to keep the disturbance to our guests during this time to a minimum.

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 once again 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 Verreaux's eagle find sanctuary within the park. There is also a wide diversity of succulent plants and small reptiles.

Five main attractions:

  • Rooivalle lookout point
  • Bulkraal picnic site
  • Fossil trail
  • Ou Schuur Interpretive Centre
  • Nursery

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<strong>Chalet</strong> (CH2/4Z)
Chalet (CH2/4Z)
karoo
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 Single Beds
  • Air-conditioned
  • Breakfast included
<strong>Camp Site</strong> (CK6P)
Camp Site (CK6P)
karoo
  • Additional vehicles will be charged fee per night
  • PowerPoint
  • Reception open 07:00 to 19:00 (Gate till 22:00)
<strong>Chalet</strong> (CH2/4)
Chalet (CH2/4)
karoo
  • 2 single beds
  • Air-conditioned
  • Bath
  • Breakfast included

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