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Bontebok National Park is a place of simplistic beauty and peaceful charm. The majestic Langeberg Mountains provide a picturesque backdrop for this Park of colorful riches.

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Chalets (Ch2/4)

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The Lang Elsie's Kraal restcamp, situated on the banks of the Breede River, is the first rest camp in South African National Parks to be built according to a "Touching the Earth Lightly" design. Named after a Khoe-Khoe Chieftain who lived there with her clan in the 18th century, the camp of 10 units provides pristine scenery of the park, Breede River and Langeberg Mountains - a perfect rest stop for visitors. Read more...

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Picnic & Braai at Die Stroom

the perfect place for a day visit with the family or friends, when in the surrounding area of Swellendam and surrounding towns. Enjoy a picnic on the banks of the Breede River, or braai at one of the designated braai spots, or Die Stroom function centre, also on the banks of the Breede.

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Visitor Tips

  1. No shop, restaurant or fuel station available inside the Park. These are available 5km away in the town of Swellendam.
  2. Late arrivals will be subject to a R200.00 escort fine from the main gate to the rest camp. Please advise reception in time if you will be late so that an escort is arranged in advance.
  3. Bontebok National Park is a great day-visit location. Recently upgraded day-visitor facilities at "Die Stroom".
  4. As outdoor lighting in camps is limited, a torch/headlamp is required when walking outside at night.

Where To Stay

<strong>Chalet</strong> (CH2/4Z)

Available This Weekend

Bontebok National Park

from R 980 per night
<strong>Camp Site</strong> (CK6P)

Available This Weekend

Bontebok National Park

from R 240 per night

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Die Stroom Gate opened

Bontebok National Park has opened Die Stroom Gate for all visitors. Please use these GPS coordinates: S 34°3.2327' / E 20°25.7654'. The old reception is no longer in use.

Aloe Trail Closed

The Aloe trail will be closed until further notice, due to flooding.

Things To Do

  1. Picnic and braai at Die Stroom
  2. Camp on the banks of the Breede River
  3. Game viewing self-drives
  4. Bird watching
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Bontebok River View

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Driving time Bontebok NP to George airport

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  • It has a high density of rare and endangered bird life, fynbos species and animal life