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Mata-Mata Rest Camp

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
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5/11/2017 6/11/2017
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“river front” (9 reviews)
“border post” (12 reviews)
“mata mata” (60 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is very different to most as it is the desert. Well known to be cat country it does not have the usual abundance of wildlife associated with, particularly, the Kruger Park. Watch rather for the birds, there are many, the delightful meerkats and...More

Thank janicemFlags
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had one of the affordable older chalets, these are basic but ok (in winter/spring). No power at night so it will get hot in summer. The riverbed facing cottages seemed much newer and nicer, but also significantly more expensive. Fresh bread and (tasty!) roosterkoek...More

Thank MarcoNL87
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This camp was our pick of the 3 in the park....beautiful elevated tents which were quite spacious inside. Basic power for lighting, but no recharging of cameras etc. Bore water only. The tents were in a great position looking over a valley. During the night...More

Thank moonflower59
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We loved our stay in the Riverfront chalet. It is very spacious and comfortable with plenty of privacy. Great braai area with comfortable patio furniture. My husband particularly liked the fact that the patio extended into the viewing area, creating an illusion of being outside...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Up front: this is not for everyone. The power is out from 10sih-5ish. It gets cold (or hot). The camp has lots of info about scorpions and whatnot, although we saw a lot more by way of squirrels, mongoose, and hornbills trolling about causing trouble....More

1  Thank davenpeggy
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
  • Room amenities
  • Microwave
  • Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Number of rooms
  • 13
  • Location
  • South Africa >
  • Northern Cape >
  • Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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Hotel & Grounds (85)
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"If you can get a middle one (we were in no.10) you have the water hole in front of you."
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"Definitely Riverfront Chalet (family)"
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"The river view chalets are utterly, utterly worth it."
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"Take an appropriate vehicle especially if you have no experience of sandy desert driving."
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