Skilpad Flower Camp

** NOTE – The best route to Skilpad is via Kammieskroon – the camp is located a few kilometres from the SanParks offices in Skilpad.

FROM CAPE TOWN

  1. Head along the N7 in the direction of Springbok. Pass Garies and continue for approximately 28km to the Kammiskroon turnoff.
  2. Turn right into Kammieskroon from the N7, after about 500m you will get to a t-junction, turn left here. Continue onto a gravel road which passes underneath the N2 in a westerly direction.
  3. Continue 17km to the Park offices, register and follow the Namaqua Flower Skilpad signage to camp.

FROM SPRINGBOK

  1. Head along the N7 in the direction of Cape Town. Continue for approximately 70km until you reach the Kammieskroon turnoff. Turn left off the N2 towards Kammieskroon. After about 500m you will get to a t-junction, turn left here. Continue onto a gravel road which passes underneath the N2 in a westerly direction.
  2. Continue 17km to the Park offices, register, and follow the Namaqua Flower Skilpad signage to camp.

CO-ORDINATES

30 09 43.28 S

17 47 45.62

NB:  Fill up with Fuel in Kammieskroon before heading to the Skilpad Camp

DISTANCES

  • Springbok to Kleinsee 105km
  • Garies to Groenrivier Entrance 67km
  • Cape town to Kammieskroon 495km
  • Hondeklipbaai to Koingnaas 18km
  • Koingnaas to Kleinsee 65km

* Distances approximate.

Beach Flower Camp

** Note – the camp is located at Groenriviermond, in the Namaqua National Park at Delwerskamp.

FROM CAPE TOWN

  1. Head along the N7 in the direction of Springbok. Pass Bitterfontein on your left and continue for approximately 38km. Look out for the Groenrivier sign and turn left at the sign onto a gravel road.
  2. Continue for approximately 11km (perhaps encountering a closed farm gate – simply open, pass through and close the gate behind you). At the T-Junction turn right and continue approximately 300m before turning sharply left.
  3. Travel for approximately 50km. You will pass a purple farm building on your left highlighting the final approximately 5km.
  4. You will reach a gate clearly sign posted as SANParks and Namaqua Flower Camps. Once again simply open, pass through and close the gate behind you. Continue down the road for approximately 1km before arriving at the SANParks Reception office. You will be required to complete various standard park entry formalities
  5. After leaving the office travel up the hill and continue for approximately 1km where you will find Namaqua Flower Beach Camp on your left.

FROM SPRINGBOK

  1. Head along the N7 in the direction of Cape Town. Continue for approximately 120km until you reach the Garies turnoff. Turn right off the N2 towards Garies. After about 100m you will get to a t-junction, turn left here. Continue to the t-junction (Agrimark and garage on your left).
  2. Turn left and head up the Main road until you come to the Groenrivier road on your right. Turn right onto this gravel road.
  3. Continue for about 16km till you get a fork in the road – continue straight towards Groenrivier. Do not turn left.

Follow steps 3, 4 and 5 opposite.

CO-ORDINATES

30 49 40.89 S

17 33 52.97 E

NB:  Fill up with Fuel in Garies or Bitterfontein before heading to the Beach Camp

DISTANCES

  • Springbok to Kleinsee 105km
  • Garies to Groenrivier Entrance 67km
  • Cape town to Kammieskroon 495km
  • Hondeklipbaai to Koingnaas 18km
  • Koingnaas to Kleinsee 65km

* Distances approximate.

Need help?

Familiarise yourself with the route before heading off. There is limited cell phone signal, if any, on the back roads.

Give us a call when you can and we will get you back on the road in next to no time.

Call Mariaan on +27 76 648 0870