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Vital Information

  • Pets are not allowed in a National Park.
  • Vehicle fuel and ATM facilities are available in the nearby town of Springbok (87km away from Skilpad) and for Groenrivier at Garies (73km away) – not in the park itself. Fuel and ATM facilities with limited hours are available in Kamieskroon.
  • Outdoor lighting at Skilpad is limited, no outdoor lighting at Groenriver – a torch/headlamp is required when walking outside at night.
  • It is an offence to pick flowers or to remove plants or any other material from the park.
  • There are toilet facilities in the Park.
  • Skilpad guests: postal agency and police services are available at Kamieskroon (21km from Skilpad). Medical services and vehicle repairs are only in Springbok, which is 87 km away.
  • Groenrivier guests: postal office, vehicle repairs, police services and medical services are available at Garies (73km from Groenrivier).

Park Regulations

To ensure a safe and joyful trip through our parks, kindly adhere to the Rules & Regulations as stipulated by South African National Parks.