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Self-catering Twee Rivieren Rest Camp Self-Catering

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Located in Botswana :: Northern Cape (Kgalagadi)  :: Tweerivieren
Category: Lodging :: Self-catering


This is the largest Camp in the Kgalagadi Park and a very popular tourist destination. It is situated on the banks of the Dry Nossob Riverbed.

They have fully equipped cottages and chalets with various bedroom options, single beds, double sleeper couches (not suitable for adults) etc.

Kitchens includes 2 plate stove with fridge and freezer. The units are open plan, with the kitchen and sleeping area combined and a seperate shower and toilet.

Internal roads not suitable for Sedan Vehicles.

This is the only camp in the Park with 24 hrs electricity and cell phone reception.

Due to this being a popular campsite, it is advisable to make a reservation.

Water is very mineralised, so its a good idea to bring your own drinking water.

Address :  At Twee Rivieren, Northern Cape, South Africa
Contact :  SANParks Reservations
Contact 2 :  Kgalagadi Reception
Tel :  +27(0)12 428 9111
Tel2 :  +27(0)54 561 2005
Cell :  +27(0)73 224 3483
Cell2 :  +27(0)76 227 7264
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Good

Time Information
Reception Opening and Closing Times :  Office Hours: 07:30 to sundown

Rates and Payment
Rates Quoted :  Per Unit
Base Currency :  ZAR
Minimum Rate :  1797.00
Maximum Rate :  2421.00
Updated for :  2024
Comments :  Rates quoted are for 2people. Additional adult ZAR317pp and Children ZAR159.
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash, Credit Card, Electronic Funds Transfer
Fee/s :  Conservation Fees: South African Citizens and Residents: ZAR116pp; SADC Nationals: ZAR233pp; Internationals: ZAR465pp. Children pay half price. (Jun-2024).

General Information
Languages spoken :  English, Afrikaans
Pre-Booking :  Required

Camping Conference Facilities Child Friendly Landing Strip Public Telephone Fuel Station Restaurant Swimming Pool Shop (Books and souveniers) Motorbikes Not Welcome
Accommodation (Self-catering chalets), Supplies Shop (Basic food such as fresh meat, milk, cheese, eggs, wine, beer and spirits.)
Other Facilities :  Information centre.
Accessible to Disabled Persons :  Yes

Camping Facilities
Laundry Power Points Shaded Sites Hot and Cold Showers Flush Toilets Firewood Available Ice Available Accept large overland trucks
Number of Sites :    30
Price per Stand/Person :    338ZAR-455ZAR
Price Quoted :    Per Stand
Is water available? :    Unknown
Is water drinkable? :    Unknown

Game Viewing Game Drives 4WD Trails Guided Walks Swimming Bird Watching Stargazing Photography
Game to View :  Lions. Cheetahs. Leopards. Hyenas. Blue Wildebeest. Springbok. Eland. Red Hartebeest.
More Activities :  Lectures, slide shows and holiday programs are organized from the information centre
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information
Closest Main Route :  R360
Closest Town :  Twee Rivieren

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  2X4WD

Access to the Park from South Africa is at the Tweerivieren Gate. Passports are not required for entry, unless departure is planned through a different gate into another country.

The main Reception is at Twee Rivieren and you have to check in here regardless of whether you are staying at the camp or not.

The filling station at the camp sells premium and unleaded petrol and diesel.

The border post at Mata Mata is open between 08:00 and 16:30 (no afterhours travel allowed) and operates independently of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park rest camp gates and park entry gates shown below:
January / February: 05:30 -18:30
March: 05:30-18:00
April: 06:00-18:00
May / July: 06:00-17:30
August / September: 06:00-18:00
October: 05:30-18:00
November / December: 05:30-18:30

In January, November and December, the camp gates open an hour earlier.

Guests travelling to Tweerivieren via Upington/Van Zylsrus must not drive at a high speed as the gravel sections on both routes are badly corrugated.

Travelling from Tweerivieren to Nossob is about 3.5 hours.
From Tweerivieren to Mata Mata is about 2.5 hours.
From Tweerivieren to Kalahari Tented Camp is about 2.5 hours.
From Tweerivieren to Grootkolk is about 6 hours.

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“Well laid out site with individual braai points. Clean ablution block and kitchen facilities. The sites can be pre booked so you may get some of the limited shade if you are lucky. There is a shop and a swimming pool together with a restaurant.” - David Clack, 2009/02/02

“Well laid out site with individual braai points. Clean ablution block and kitchen facilities. The sites can be pre booked so you may get some of the limited shade if you are lucky. There is a shop and a swimming pool together with a restaurant.” - David Clack, 2009/02/01

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