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Posted on May 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Top 5 4×4 Rental Camping Spots in South Africa

Top 5 4×4 Rental Camping Spots in South Africa

 Top 5 4×4 Rental Camping Spots in South Africa

Take your 4×4 rental and visit one of these amazing camping spots that offer spectacular views and many activities to entertain you and your entire family.

With breath-taking mountains, spectacular ocean views and mysterious lush green forests, South Africa caters to each and every type of person when it comes to camping. Camping is a wonderful way to relax, meet new people, see the world in a refreshing way and have the adventure of a lifetime. There so many amazing camping spots across South Africa, it can be hard to choose one. It all depends on the type of accommodation, the location and the activities you are looking to enjoy. Here we narrowed it down for you to the top five camping spots in South Africa where you can enjoy your 4×4 rental and all it has to offer.

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The Drakensberg

uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park – KwaZulu-Natal

Situated a mere two hours outside of Durban, this beautiful World Heritage Site is a definite must-see. The marvelous mountains views, culture and many activities will make you fall in love with this particular destination. This enormous KwaZulu-Natal national park is divided into four sections, each with a variety of unique and memorable activities. You and your family can enjoy exciting trails for your 4×4 rental, horse riding, boating and biking, you can take long hikes among the beautiful fauna and flora, view incredible rock art and many other activities such as fly fishing and swimming. Among the large variety of activities, there is also a large variety of accommodation including, at least fifteen camping and caravan sites, B&Bs, lodges and even hotels.

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Elephant Herd at The Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park – Eastern Cape

The unbelievable experience of seeing herds of elephants at the Hapoor dam is not the only reason to visit the third largest park in South Africa. This mega reserve truly offers anything and everything a camper can desire. From the largest coastal dune fields in the Southern Hemisphere to a malaria-free Big Five experience, Addo will provide you with unforgettable memories. Along with this, Addo covers an immense area which includes the semi-arid Karoo, the Sundays River, part of the Zuurberg Mountain Range and a marine-protected reserve. There are also various activities available such as game drives, many water activities, bird watching, nature walks, horse riding, and much more. You can also enjoy some great 4×4 trails like the Bedrogfontein trail and the Kabouga trail with your 4×4 rental. The available accommodation includes beautiful camp sites, guest houses, lodges, B&Bs and hotels.

Tsitsikamma – Garden Route National Park – Eastern Cape

This multi-dimensional destination has fantastic rivers, reefs, coastal scenery, lush forests and beautiful fynbos. This is the ideal camping spot for hiking and water sports lovers thanks to the scenic trails and available activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling and sailing. Once again you can enjoy the sights from your 4×4 rental on a few great 4×4 trails. Other activities include kayaking, bungee jumping, climbing, abseiling and mountain biking. Among these many features, there is a 5km stretch of ocean that contains inter-tidal life, seep-sea fish, reef and the view of magnificent dolphins playing in the surf. Accommodation includes camping grounds, inns, country lodges and hotels.

Cederberg Nature Reserve – Western Cape

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Another World Heritage Site and a part of the Cape Floral Kingdom. This national treasure is the home of fascinating rock formations and soaring peaks with rare sub-alpine habitats. On a more cultural note, there is an incredible collection of rock art that was created by an ancient race – some of these sights are open to the public while others can be found on hikes. The Algeria campsite is visually breath-taking and swimming in the clear waters of the Rondegat River is a wonderful, refreshing and fun experience. The general activities include 4x4ing, horse riding, boating, donkey cart rides, biking, mountaineering as well as spectacular walks, hikes and trails as well as overnights in caves (which is far more luxurious than it sounds) and much more. The available accommodation consists of campsites, bush lodges, eco-cabins and comfortable cottages.

Shongweni Dam and Game Reserve – KwaZulu-Natal

This beautiful game reserve is only thirty minutes from Durban and the perfect place for viewing wildlife such as the buffalo, rhino, giraffe, impala, zebra, waterbuck, wildebeest, kudu and many more. It is also the home of over 200 bird species which makes it a wonderful destination for bird watching. Other activities include rock climbing, mountain biking, game drives, abseiling, fishing and guided canoe journeys. Accommodation include campsites and a more unique safari styled tented accommodation as well as rustic fishing camps.

With all these truly great camping spots to choose from, you should already start planning your next holiday. So why not get your 4×4 rental, pack your bags and experience the great outdoors and untouched nature that these wonderful parks have to offer.

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