Camping Guide
South African Nature Reserves

© Ann Gadd

Everything you need to know about camping in South African nature reserves. Tips, information and camping travel advice.

South Africa is excellent for camping because of the wide variety of habitats. There are a variety of places to camp, from the highlands in Eastern Cape Province to the sand-covered landscape in Northern Cape, to the grasslands and valleys enclosing Kruger National Park.

There is something here for everyone, whether you're searching for adventure or just a peaceful place to unwind and appreciate nature. South African nature reserves and national parks are excellent starting points for exploration and provide countless possibilities to see wildlife.

Also, don't overlook the gorgeous beaches, which are a wonderful way to cool off after a strenuous day of bicycling or hiking. Camping in South Africa will undoubtedly be a memorable experience that you won't soon forget.

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South Africa Nature Reserves : Game Reserves and National Parks