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Park Camp Mata Mata Rest Camp Campsite

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Located in South Africa :: Northern Cape (Kgalagadi)  :: Mata Mata (South Africa)
Category: Camping :: Park Camp

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The Mata Mata camp is situated on the banks of the dry Auob River on the western boundary of the Park, and offers a range of accommodation types including, chalets, riverside chalets and campsites. The camp has a swimming pool, shop and fuel facilities. A generator provides electricity.

The campsites are spread over a ground terrain, with power points and shade, and neat ablutions. There is a small waterhole and hide right next to the campsite.

As this is a very popular camp, reservations are advisable.

Generator hours - updated January 2022:
November, December & January: 04:30 - 23:00;
February & March: 05:00 - 22:00;
April, May, June & July: 06:00 - 22:00;
August & September: 05:30 - 22:00;
October: 05:00 - 22:00.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Mata Mata (South Africa), Northern Cape, South Africa
Contact :  Kgalagadi Reception
Contact 2 :  Sanpark Reservations
Tel :  +27(0)12 428 9111
Tel2 :  +27(0)21 552 0008
Direct :  +27(0)54 561 0907
Fax :  +27(0)12 343 0905
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Nothing

Directions [ correction ]

Not available

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  ZAR
Minimum Rate :  150.00
Maximum Rate :  150.00
Updated for :  2019
Comments :  (Rate info updated Dec-2019).
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash
Fee/s :  Park Entry Fees: Locals ZAR96pp/pd; SADC Nationals ZAR192pp/pd;International: ZAR384pp/pd. (Rate info updated Sep-2019).

General Information [ correction ]
Languages spoken :  English, Afrikaans
Pre-Booking :  Non-Essential

Facilities [ correction ]
Accommodation, Camping, Child Friendly, Fuel Station, Swimming Pool
Other Facilities :  Fuel. Shop. Reception.

Camping Facilities [ correction ]
Facilities :    Kitchen, Power Points, Shaded Sites
Shower Facilities :    Hot and Cold Showers
Toilet Facilities :    Flush Toilets
Is water available? :    Yes
Is water drinkable? :    No
Accomodate Large Overland Trucks :    Yes

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Guided Walks, Swimming, Bird Watching, Photography
Game to View :  Lion. Cheetah. Leopard. Giraffe. Hyena. Oryx. Springbok etc.
Notes on Activities :  Hide at the waterhole. There is a game hide in the camp near the waterhole. If you have a camp next to the fence you can sit at your own camp and view the waterhole. Game drives and night drives are offered but be sure to check in advance if they are operational to avoid disappointment. 4WD trails are not open to visitors without a booking. Best to book in advance. (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Town :  Twee Rivieren

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  2X4WD

Internal roads are not suitable for sedan vehicles.

Main cell network is MTN Namibia (no RSA reception).

January: 05:30-19:30
February: 06:00-19:30
March: 06:30-19:00
April: 07:00-18:30
May: 07:00-18:00
June-July: 07:30-18:00
August: 07:00-18:30
September: 06:30-18:30
October: 06:00-19:00
November-December: 05:30-19:30

Travelling time to the camp at Tweerivieren is about 2.5 hours.
Travelling time to Nossob, via the Kamqua dune road is about 3.5 hours.

 Travel Tip!

Not allowed to collect wood in the Kgalagadi Park.

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