Skip to content

Namaqua National Park

Archived News

Namaqua National Park Flower Report For The Week 11/08/2008 - 18/08/2008

Date: 2008-08-11


The flowers are currently excellent, with carpets of orange daisies covering large sections of the Skilpad area. The continuing sunny weather is causing quite a spectacle. It is however essential to get more rain in the coming week.



4x4

4x4



The flowers are currently excellent, with carpets of orange daisies covering large sections of the Skilpad area. The continuing sunny weather is causing quite a spectacle. It is however essential to get more rain in the coming week.


Good flower areas in the park is Skilpad (and the road to Skilpad) and the general Soebatsfontein area. Other flower species making an appearance includes ‘kalkoentjies’, ‘meidesterte’, Cattails and purple vygies. Further afield the town of Kamieskroon has the best flowers in years. The Arkoep area also has wonderful orange carpets. Goegab Nature Reserve and Springbok surrounds also offers spectacular flower viewing.


All the main roads in the area has been graded and repaired.


Recommended roads in and around the park:



  • Access road to Skilpad from kamieskroon.

  • The town of Kamieskroon.

  • The Skilpad-Soebatsfontein road (4x4 only!).

  • The Arkoep road (between Kamieskroon and Springbok).


 





  • Twitter
  • delicious
  • Digg
  • laaik.it
  • Reddit
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Yahoo! Bookmarks
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • StumbleUpon
  • Live
  • NewsVine
  • Slashdot
  • muti
  • Technorati
  • E-mail to a friend