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Kalagadi Transfrontier Park

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Mata Mata, Upington, South Africa
+27 54 561 2000
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Camping at Nossop

Wonderful experience. Camps very clean ablutions spotless. Staff very helpful and friendly. Stayed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stilbaai, South Africa
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Camped at Mata Mata

We camped for five days at Mata Mata. Clean ablution with enough hot water. Nice swimming pool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Johan V
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Travellers talk about
“twee rivieren” (56 reviews)
“mata mata” (80 reviews)
“game viewing” (29 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Mata Mata, Upington, South Africa
+27 54 561 2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience. Camps very clean ablutions spotless. Staff very helpful and friendly. Stayed five nights. Good game viewing and altogether a most enjoyable visit.

Thank petraw832
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped for five days at Mata Mata. Clean ablution with enough hot water. Nice swimming pool and helpful staff at reception.

Thank Johan V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in september and saw quite some lions, interesting birds and general game. Park is easy to navigate with only 2 main roads and a few connecting roads and small loops. Recommend doing both a part of the nossob road (lions), connecting crossroad (nice dune-views)...More

Thank MarcoNL87
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We enjoyed every moment of our stay. Kieliekrankie and Urikaruus are especially well maintained - very good bedding, kitchens well equipped. Jacques at Kieliekrankie was helpful and friendly as the walk up the stairs and through very loose sand seems to be a little too...More

Thank MMPSouthAfrica
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

After being spoiled with the best parks in Africa, Kalagadi has a little to offer. Very extensive park, a lot of dust ... but you will see same game

Thank MarkGaby
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a wonderful 8 days in this park. The scenery is spectacular, as is the wildlife. The southern half allows for better game viewing. We found that towards Nossob and further north, the road is low and the vegetation on the edges of the...More

1  Thank Spuddie11
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We camped comfortable at this small camping site on the Kgalagardi Trans Frontier Park. Special mention should be made re the new, comfortable ablution blocs.

Thank 478christellel
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful first time experience in the park... lots of game and Nosop especially had very friendly staff and clean ablusions...

Thank Moans11
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We spent 2 night in the park enroute to Namibia. This is our second visit to the park in a year. We just love the peace and tranquillity of the place. Out first night was at Kalahari tented and the second in a river chalet...More

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Urikaruus and the River Chalets in Mata Mata. Loved the quiet and beautifull vistas. Lots of birds. Not so crowded as The Kruger Park when you spot game. No traffic jams. Shops stock all the basics in Nossob , Twee Rivieren and...More

Thank Pieter R
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21 April 2017|
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Response from bucketlist500 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The answers below are all correct. Must agree 4 X 4 is better. One thing not mentioned, if you go in at twee rivieren let them know you are going out at Mata Mata, because they must stamp your passport, if you do not... More
24 March 2017|
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Response from bucketlist500 | Reviewed this property |
The answers are correct. Best option is to fly Cape Town, then Upington. Would recommend a 4WD vehicle, though not necessity. There is fuel at the park, both at Twee Rivieren and Mata Mata, but not sure about Nossob.
23 September 2016|
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Response from Andrea S | Reviewed this property |
In the winter April till end off July the vegetation is low and you are able to see the game. Big game such as leopard and lion are spotted often in early morning or late at night. There is almost no rainfall , temperature... More