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Park Camp Skuinsbaai Noord Camping (2 Sites & 2 Toilets) (Namaqua Coast NP)

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Located in South Africa :: Northern Cape (West Coast) :: Groenrivier
Category: Camping :: Park Camp

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Description [ correction ]

Do not mistake this park for the main Namaqua National Park, which is a bit inland from this coastal park.

Situated 28.7km from Groen river gate. There are 2 campsites with Enviro loo, no ablutions and no electricity. A 2x4 high ground clearance vehicle from Sarrisam. Campers should be self sufficient in terms of food, water and wood before entering the park.

It may be better to phone the park directly for accommodation. Or alternatively use the email contact details we provide. You will have to register on SANParks website, and then make online reservations and pay in minutes. A Wild Card will get you free entry if you have one, but you would still need to pay camping fees. Two vehicles are allowed per site, extra vehicles will need are charged for per night.

Reservations mandatory.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : 59km or 59min SSE of Hondeklip Bay (of which 11km is 4WD), West Coast, South Africa
Contact : Namaqua National Park
Tel : +27(0)27 672 1948
Fax : +27(0)27 672 1015
Email : Click Here
Website : Click Here
Cellphone Reception : Nothing

Directions [ correction ]

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Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Rates Quoted : Per Unit
Base Currency : ZAR
Minimum Rate : 170.00
Maximum Rate : 170.00
Updated for : 2020
Comments : Rates quoted are for a max of 6 people per site. Additional Adult ZAR70pp and Child ZAR35pp. Conservation fees payable per day. (Rate info updated Jan-2020).
Fee/s : Conservation Fees : SA Citizens R46pp/pd, SADC Nationals R92pp/pd, Foreign visitors ZAR92pp/pd. All children pay half price. (Updated Jan-2020).

General Information [ correction ]
Languages spoken : English, Afrikaans
Pre-Booking : Required

Facilities [ correction ]
Camping, Restrooms

Camping Facilities [ correction ]
Number of Sites :   2
Shower Facilities :   None
Toilet Facilities :   Long drop/Pit latrine
Is water available? :   No
Is water drinkable? :   No

Activities [ correction ]
4WD Trails, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Bird Watching

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Town : Hondeklip Bay

Self Drive Access: Yes
Vehicle Type: 2X4WD&4WD

For more info on travelling in the park, contact Sandy at [email protected]

The areas on the Tracks4africa maps that show roads as sandy are indeed VERY sandy. If you don't deflate your tyres you may get stuck.
Sanparks has put up signposts and recommendations about tyre pressure at these sandy patches now. A 4x4 is required for very sandy areas, but there are alternative gravel roads as by-passes. A 4x2 will do as long as the sandy areas are avoided. Do not attempt the coastal area with a sedan car, as the tracks are just a little too corrugated for a small vehicle. (Jan-2015).

Beware of weather extremes hereā€¦.south easters blow, and there has been reports of a north-westerly storm during December 2011 with night time temperatures of less than 5 degrees. A week later it was sunshine, warm and basically no wind.

 Travel Tip!

Bring your own water for drinking, cooking, washing etc.

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“There are only 2 sites and 2 eco toilets at Skuinsbaai Noord.” - Mietsie Visser, 2016/01/06

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