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Wilderness Camp Skaapwagterspos Campsite (No Facilities)

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Located in South Africa :: Northern Cape (Great Karoo)  :: Tankwa
Category: Camping :: Wilderness Camp


The Skaapwagterspos Campsite is situated in the Tankwa Karoo National Park. The campsites are about 13km away from the reception area, and it is best reached with a 2x4 vehicle. There is no water available here, but campsites are shaded by Pepper trees. It is advised that only fully self-sufficient campers camp here, as no formal facilities are yet available here. Closest water source Langkloof/Rhenoster river (June-November only) or at Roodewerf Reception.

Address :  Tankwa National Park, Tankwa, 54km or 01h30min SW of Middelpos, Western Cape (Great Karoo), South Africa
Postal :  Tankwa Karoo National Park, P.O. Box 299, Calvinia, 8190
Contact :  Roodewerf Reception
Contact 2 :  SANParks Central Reservations
Tel :  +27(0)27 341 1927
Tel2 :  +27(0)21 552 0008
Email :  Click Here
Host Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Nothing

Time Information
Best Time to Visit :  All year
Reception Opening and Closing Times :  Mon-Thu & Sat 07:30-17:00, Fri 07:30-21:00, Sun & Public Holiday: 10:00-16:00

Rates and Payment
Rates Quoted :  Per Unit
Base Currency :  ZAR
Minimum Rate :  220.00
Maximum Rate :  220.00
Updated for :  2024
Comments :  South African Citizens and Resident: R55(Adults) and Children: R27. SADC Nationals: R110(Adults) and Children: R55. International(non-South African Citizens): R220(Adults) and Children: R110.
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash, Credit Card, Electronic Funds Transfer

General Information
Nearest ATM :  Sutherland
Nearest Bank :  Sutherland
Languages spoken :  English, Afrikaans

Camping Public Telephone Landing Strip Nearby
Nearby Facilities :  Last stops for fuel: Middelpos.

Camping Facilities
Shaded Sites Water is not drinkable
Is water available? :    Unknown

Game Viewing Bird Watching
Game to View :  Gemsbok. Duiker. Cape Mountain Zebra and Red Hartebeest

Travelling Information
Closest Main Route :  Gravel Road in Tankwa Karoo National Park
Closest Town :  Middelpos

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  2X4WD

All visitors are required to report at the Roodewerf Reception on arrival. There are no shops, restaurants, public phones or ATMs in the park.

 Travel Tip!

Visitors report many flies at this camp.

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