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Park Camp Twee Rivieren Rest Camp Campsite

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

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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.

Camping facilities are available. There are 2 seperate, neat ablutions for men and women. The campsites are on ground, no grass. There are some trees and shaded cloth coverings at some campsites. There are braai/BBQ stands and water taps at the campsites. Specific camping site numbers cannot be prebooked, it is first come, first serve.

They also have fully equipped family Cottage (FA4) with 2 single beds, Aircon, Double Sleeper Couch (not suitable for adults). Kitchen includes 2 plate stove with fridge and freezer. Open plan unit, kitchen and sleeping area combined and shower.

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 very popular camp, it is advisable to make a reservation.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Twee Rivieren, Northern Cape, South Africa
Contact :  Kgalagadi Reception
Contact 2 :  SANParks Reservations
Tel :  +27(0)12 428 9111
Tel2 :  +27(0)21 552 0008
Direct :  +27(0)54 561 2000
Fax :  +27(0)12 343 0905
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Good

Directions [ correction ]

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

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Rates Quoted :  Per Unit
Base Currency :  ZAR
Minimum Rate :  290.00
Maximum Rate :  380.00
Updated for :  2017
Comments :  Rates are for 2 people per site. Additional people ZAR94.00pp. (Updated Mar-2019).
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash, Credit Card, Electronic Funds Transfer
Fee/s :  Park Entry Fees: Locals ZAR89pp/pd; SADC Nationals ZAR178pp/pd;International: ZAR356pp/pd. (Rate Info Updated Mar-2019).

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

Facilities [ correction ]
Accommodation (Self-catering), Camping, Conference Facilities, Child Friendly, Landing Strip, Public Telephone, Fuel Station, Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Shop (Books and souveniers), Internet, Wireless Networking
Other Facilities :  Information centre.

Camping Facilities [ correction ]
Number of Sites :    30
Facilities :    Laundry, Power Points, Shaded Sites
Shower Facilities :    Hot and Cold Showers
Toilet Facilities :    Flush Toilets
Wood Available :    Yes
Ice Available :    Yes
Is water available? :    Yes

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, 4WD Trails, Picnics, Guided Walks, Swimming, Bird Watching, Photography
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information [ correction ]
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.

Book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

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

You can sometimes buy WIFI vouchers at the shop, but this is not reliable.

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

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.

 Travel Tip!

This is quite a busy camp compared to the Two Rivers Camp on the Botswana side of the border here.

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“This large campsite can bocome very crowded and has very little shade.” - Mietsie Visser, 2014/10/08

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