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Valley of Desolation

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a well worth trip .pack your sun downers and head up late afternoon.be aware that you will need... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Camping out in the middle of absolute nowhere - brilliant!!

Loved camping out here. Found an area surrounded by mountains. Climbed up one to watch the sun go... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lyndy J
Sydney, Australia
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“short walk”(23 reviews)
Murraysburg Road | Just outside of Graaff-Reinet, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 3453
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Reviewed yesterday

a well worth trip .pack your sun downers and head up late afternoon.be aware that you will need suitable shoes.a challenge for elderly or disabled unfortunately.be mindfull and do not attempt to go to close to the edges and show off.really worth a visit

Thank KevinS9404
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved camping out here. Found an area surrounded by mountains. Climbed up one to watch the sun go down. Absolutely nothing here or nearby for miles. Brilliant show of stars that night. No noise anywhere but really cold. Lucky we had a huge fire to...More

Thank Lyndy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real nature highlight, which is best enjoyed during sunset. We went twice to see it and hike. Around lunchtime and during sunset. Really impressive scenery. Highly recommended.

Thank RueNici
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a short visit in Graaff-Reinet, but just had to stop here. The Camdeboo National Park is just outside Graaff-Reinet. We got there rather early and was welcomed by two friendly personnel. We paid the fee, received a map and got explained the exact route...More

Thank SonjavT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving up to this viewing point is a must when you travel to this Eastern Cape Town. The landscape and the extreme diversity makes it a beautiful -

Thank LizelleSol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely scenerys. Beautiful sunset. We went up just before sunset and got the most stunning views of the sunset. A memorable experience with breathtaking views. Definitely a must visit!

Thank Alena O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This geographical feature is an absolute must if you are a keen photographer, or are just in the area and fancy seeing a place of natural beauty. It's an easy drive through the park to the Valley and a gentle walk up the hill to...More

Thank sandy r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one place you must visit. The views are awesome and the peace and quietness is amazing. The drive is not far and roads are good.

Thank peterhall899
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You cannot travel anywhere near Graaff Reinet and not visit this place. Wow. The views from up there are simply breathtaking.

Thank robgeorge2018
Reviewed August 31, 2018

In the early evening, with a slight breeze and the sun sinking in the west what a great place to finish the day.

Thank sutty581
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San-Mari N
April 28, 2018|
Response from Remy S |
120 rand
San-Mari N
April 28, 2018|
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Response from Hennie d | Reviewed this property |
Cant rember but was not expesive
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Response from BarbiCow | Reviewed this property |
Yes - no problem with a sedan. Infrastructure is excellent