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Golden Gate Highlands National Park

South Africa
+27 58 255 1000
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Worth the effort when there

If you find yourself in the North Eastern Free State then its worth the effort to do the short... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Renso S
via mobile

Spent Friday-Thursday at the Geln Reenan camp in a rondevaal. Went hiking most days, saw plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Buenos Aires
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you find yourself in the North Eastern Free State then its worth the effort to do the short drive. No entrance fees. The landscapes are dramatic. The park is void of any meaningful game, sadly. Small formal infrastructure towards the Clarens end.

1  Thank Renso S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent Friday-Thursday at the Geln Reenan camp in a rondevaal. Went hiking most days, saw plenty of animals - wildebeest, zebras, vultures, various bucks abound. The area is vast and beautiful. The camp was nice and quiet most people were there on the weekend. The...More

Thank gallinacanyon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Golden gate never fails to wow with the lovely views, the mountains were green and lush. we got to see Zebra, Eland, Rooi haartebees and Blesbok. It got overcast but it was stunning watching the clouds come over the mountains mystic.

Thank atheliah
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 days on a kids camp. The Park facitilties were well organized. Great getaway from the hustle of city life and to enjoy the outdoors. Beautiful hiking trails and with exhilarating terrains. The horse ride outs give you a fantastic view of the...More

1  Thank MAquiel
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This national park is a real beauty with its Sandstone Cliffs and mountains. The animals to view is Eland and springbok.It has lovely walks through the mountains.

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Just read two review headlines before writing this, one stating that trails are easy to find and that the views are spectacular - I'd say the latter is most certainly true but the former not quite so. My girlfriend and I visited over the Heritage...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had a spare afternoon, so headed off to Golden Gate Highland Park, we could have happily stayed for many days. The scenery is awesome, the trail we chose to follow was easy to find. We then took a drive round the “loops”, the landscape...More

1  Thank Rick_The_Builder
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We drove through the park on our way to visit the Basotho Cultural Village. I highly recommend this scenic road to any visitor in the area. Do yourself a favour by stopping at the view points and absorbing the views - they are majestic.

Thank Deon T
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed just outside the park but went to the park most days driving around and just admiring the stunning landscape, the big herds of black wildebeest and Eland, the wonderful bird life and the ever entertaining baboons! Even saw a Rinkhals sunning itself on...More

1  Thank Nolisa1416
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately due to heavy fires in the area, the world is very black here. There are lots of animals around and we were lucky to see many vultures feeding at the vulture restaurant. I recommend this place strongly

Thank mvtouring
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