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Valley of Desolation

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This was wonderful after spending the whole day driving, not too strenuous but a nice little hike... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Groblersdal, South Africa
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Spend some time here as the area has a sense of spirituality. The geological history of the area is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Allen T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Murraysburg Road | Just outside of Graaff-Reinet, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 3453
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was wonderful after spending the whole day driving, not too strenuous but a nice little hike to the different lookout points. The scenery is stunning and awe inspiring, definitely worth a visit, which the kids also enjoyed immensely.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SonneG55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spend some time here as the area has a sense of spirituality. The geological history of the area is well explained on information boards.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Allen T
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Pack your goodies (beverages and snacks) and do not leave Graaff-Reinett too late to enjoy a most amazing view into the valley of desolation in this national park. Two walks will take you to breathtaking views, one of the most amazing to be seen in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Horst S
Reviewed October 19, 2018

The views are breathtaking and if you are in Graaff-Reinet then you have to see them. Its so amazing just don't rush it.,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BKCG
Reviewed October 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KevinS9404
Reviewed October 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lyndy J
Reviewed October 7, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RueNici
Reviewed September 21, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

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 -

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank LizelleSol
Reviewed September 17, 2018

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!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alena O
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April 28, 2018|
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120 rand
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Cant rember but was not expesive
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Yes - no problem with a sedan. Infrastructure is excellent