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Just a four hour drive from Cape Town brings you to the ideal destination of Tankwa Karoo National Park (TKNP) for those seeking the brightest stars of Africa, a once in a lifetime glimpse of a rare endemic bird, or perhaps nothing more than a silence that reaches deep into the soul.

As luminous clouds of dust swirl through the ancient landscape, a tortoise patiently wanders in search of succulent morsels; a lizard basks in the sun while gemsbok and red hartebeest share the arid plains with mongoose, orb-web spiders, skinks and leggy toktokkies...

Main Attractions

  • Stargazing
  • 4x4 Trails
  • Self-Drive Game Viewing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Viewpoints

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<strong>Paulshoek</strong> (CO6)
Paulshoek (CO6)
Tankwa Karoo
  • 2 bedrooms, each with 1 single and 1 double bed
  • Bathroom
  • Candle/ Lantern Lighting
  • Fully Equipped
<strong>De Zyfer</strong> (CO4/6)
De Zyfer (CO4/6)
Tankwa Karoo
  • 2 bedrooms, each with 1 double bed
  • Bathroom
  • Candle/ Lantern Lighting
  • Fully Equipped
<strong>4x4-langkloof</strong> (CK6)
4x4-langkloof (CK6)
Tankwa Karoo
  • 4x4 advisable in rainy seasons
  • Access by high clearance 2x4
  • Additional vehicles will be charged fee per night
  • Bathroom with toilet, shower and basin
A Taste of Tankwa

Posted by: Albert (5th November 2015)

The Tankwa Karoo National Park flower season

Posted by: MATTHYS (19th August 2015)

Flowers @ Tankwa - stunning!

Posted by: DinkyBird (9th August 2015)

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