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Holiday Resort Camp Cape Vidal Rest Camp

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Located in South Africa :: KZN Elephant Coast :: Cape Vidal
Category: Camping :: Holiday Resort Camp

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Cape Vidal is a very popular fishing spot with boat launching facilities. Beautiful beach for swimming.

Accommodation available are log cabins and 50 campsites, which are private and all with power points and a braai/BBQ area each.

Game such as hippo, monkeys and buffalo can be viewed. There is fuel available and a shop.

No pets or motorcycles are permitted. No vehicles are allowed on the beach except those of official vehicles and tour operators with a permit.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : 60km or 01h15min NE of Mtubatuba, KZN Elephant Coast, South Africa
Postal : The KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service. P.O. Box 13069 Cascades, Pietermaritzburg, 3202, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Contact : Central Reservations
Tel : +27(0)35 590 9012
Tel2 : +27(0)33 845 1000
Direct : +27(0)35 590 9012
Fax : +27(0)33 845 1001
Fax2 : +27(0)35 590 9007
Email : Click Here
Website : Click Here
Host Website : Click Here
Cellphone Reception : Intermittent

Opening Times : [ correction ]

Mon-Sat: 08:00-16:30; Sun&Public Holidays: 08:00-15:30.

Directions [ correction ]

How to get there: At the entrance to St Lucia village turn left at the T junction and take the road that goes past the Crocodile Centre to the Cape Vidal entrance gate. Travel on the new tar road for 35 kms to Cape Vidal camp.

Time Information [ correction ]
Best Time to Visit : All year
Gate Opening and Closing Times : Summer 05:00-19:00 Winter 06:00-18:00
Reception Opening and Closing Times : 08:00-12:30 & 14:00-16:30

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Rates Quoted : Per Person
Base Currency : ZAR
Minimum Rate : 240.00
Maximum Rate : 240.00
Updated for : 2015
Comments : Pre paid with Reservation office is Credit card or EFT. Camp is cash only. Conservation fee: R80 per adult and R40 per child under 12. (Rate info updated May 2015).
Payment Methods Accepted : Cash, Credit Card, Electronic Funds Transfer

General Information [ correction ]
Nearest ATM : Mtubatuba
Nearest Bank : Mtubatuba
Open on Public Holidays : Yes
Languages spoken : English

Facilities [ correction ]
Accommodation (Self-catering log cabin), Child Friendly, Fuel Station, Shop (Curio shop)

Camping Facilities [ correction ]
Facilities : Kitchen, Laundry, Power Points, Shaded Sites, Hot and Cold Showers
Number of Sites : 50
Note! : There is no DRINKING water available at this site.

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Fishing, Swimming, Snorkelling, Bird Watching
Notes on Activities: Ski boat fishing. Walking on the beach. (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Town : Matubatuba

Self Drive Access: Yes
Vehicle Type: ALL

DAY VISITORS:
Day visitors to campsites per day ZAR20. (Jan 2015).

CAMPSITE INFO:
Campsites are within walking distance from the beach.

CELLPHONE INFO:
No cellphone reception in camp but if you drive out, you do get reception about 1km out of camp. (May 2015).

SAFETY:
The beach is safe, but be warned that there are no shark nets here. (Jan 2015).

Watch out for the vervet monkeys, especially if you leave your campsite unattended - they will raid it. (Apr 2015).

TRAVELLER FEEDBACK:
Reportedly a nice camp in this area, and inside the iSimangaliso Wetland Park (the St Lucia Wetland Park). 2 to 3 days of camping and exploring here is ample. (Jan 2015).

 Travel Tip!

Try to avoid this area in peak season.

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