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Goegap Nature Reserve

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Springbok 8240, South Africa
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Beautiful reserve, worth a visit

This is really a stunning reserve that deserves to be seen, with plentiful bird and antelope life... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
WillandRosie742
A lovely day spent in beautiful surroundings

My wife and I spent the day in the Goegap Nature Reserve in mid-October 2017. We weren't expecting... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Broadsword27
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is really a stunning reserve that deserves to be seen, with plentiful bird and antelope life. Entrance fees are very low. We could see there is accommodation here too, although we didn't stay in it. The visitor area is very well done, with a...More

Thank WillandRosie742
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

My wife and I spent the day in the Goegap Nature Reserve in mid-October 2017. We weren't expecting many flowers as the rains hadn't arrived, however the area of Namaqua Land is so much more than just the hoped-for annual spring flower show. We did...More

Thank Broadsword27
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We where warned that there's no flowers at at Goegap this season. The campsites where clean an the ablution was clean but the geyser was very hot or very cold (not working). As planned we only stayed one night but had a booking for 06/09/2017...More

1  Thank Johan V
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We have gone many times to this nature reserve never really dissapointed. The only thing that could change is that the lights that sap electricity are not needed. The only lights that are needed are the main house indoor lights and maybe a braai light...More

Thank Kathryn B
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This was an add on as the wildflowers were so poor but this, even without many flowers, was beautiful. We drove around admiring the landscape and fabulous quiver trees.

1  Thank moonflower59
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had great time! Although not full of flowers was still amazing!!! There are some nice flowers when wlking around, enjoyed incredible view. Great workers with very good knowledge, useful tips and super kind. Stay overnight! Great camp great price.

1  Thank Yael L
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Although there were not much flowers the nature is still beautiful. We even enjoyed roosterkoek inside the reserve. Ice cold cold drinks also available at the snoepie.

1  Thank ngmooi
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Visited with hope of taking one of the 4 x 4 trails & see the famous flowers. What a disappointment. as owing to the drought there were no flowers & I was told that 4 hours would not be enough time to take in a...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

On our way from the incredible Augrabies Falls to Springbok, we decided to stop in at Goegap - what a treat! So much effort has gone into making this nature reserve an interesting and attractive destination. We did the tourist drive (no 4x4's) as our...More

2  Thank Jenny R
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wish we had set aside more time for this. Absolutely beautiful. Stunning landscape and wonderful flowering plants.

Thank Mark P
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TechnoWarrior
5 February 2017|
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any car wit good ground clearence can drive there. not realy 4x4 just ruff and bumpy some places
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