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Cape Vidal Camp

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Filer, Idaho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First-- if making it a day trip, bring food! They will not let you out of the park with out paying again to come back in, and their is nothing in the park. Also, monkeys will steal your food. It was a great time and beautiful. The water was warm in February. There was tons of seaweed though, so every...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, I took the trouble to write regards our visit 3 weeks ago, since then I have had no feed back other than been given your name. The lack of interaction is involvement is not what one would expect. Here is the copy of my rant ..... Spent the day yesterday at Cape Vidal probably one of the most...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have been to Vidal in as many years. We have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on both occasions. It does help to go in a large group and we have been fortunate to have ski boat fishermen and divers with us. Helps to have fresh seafood on the dinner table! The cabins have got a little...

Thank Henry S
Gariep, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Cape Vidal is certainly a very special place. Expansive beaches in an exclusive wildlife area is an added attraction. The staff were very helpful and offered us a discount to stay in one of the chalets. Unfortunately work and maintenance is needed as some of the older units are looking quite neglected. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and were entertained...

Thank daviesmichael3
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Vidal natural beauty makes up for all manner of sins. The monkeys are a continual pain and need controlling. While we are used to them and take measures to prevent them from being a problem, many families got terrorized by them. The facilities are functional but badly maintained. This is a spectacular place but more care from the authorities of...

Thank Alex S
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The water is like bath water temperature, at low tide you can snorkel along the rocks and see lot of fish and coral. The water is so calm I could snorkel holding my 3 year old. You can literally stand with water at waist height and see fish. There are rock pools to explore so take your aqua shoes. There...

Thank Azima M
Vereeniging, South Africa
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Our first time visit at Cape Vidal. Went in early and arrived at the parking area at around 07:30. As the day progressed more people arrived. Pity we didn't have snorkeling gear cause the water was calm and clear and we arrived at low tide. The water temperature is great and overall it was a fun experience. Bring own food...

Thank Lion P
Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This was our first time visit. I was told to go early at 6h but somehow we were delayed and only arrived at the gate around 8h. We didn't wait long around 30 minutes. It is 30km to actual Cape Vidal parking and speed limit is 50, so it can take you a while to get there. Also on a...

1Thank patzold
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places to be at as a day visitor we were 5 min late at the gate for exiting and had to pay R500!!!... If it was 30 min or more I would understand. As we explained to "Linda" we had car problems she said that if we have the car registration of the...

1Thank BiaQ123
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We went back to stay in st lucia for five nights in December. This is one of our favourite vacation spots because we're avid Cape Vidal lovers. We absolutely love the privacy, safety and location of this special place. When we were there last time the units were being renovated and we were looking forward to staying in a renovated...

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Address: St Lucia, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Also Known As:
Cape Vidal Camp Hotel Saint Lucia
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“we stayed in unit 29, which are very private and probably (location wise) the best unit in Cape Vidal.”
annelizesteyn, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 14, is the closet to the beach. Cabin 16 has lovely views & is quite private”
Kendz1987, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sites 35-45 are closest to the beach and the ablutions with hot water.”
MeganBrownJHB, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“stay away from ezemvelo, the place may be beautifull but they are awfull.”
MartinG405, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose cabins 11 - 15 (just behind the dunes)”
nikkikapp, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
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