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The Best Camping Sites in the Western Cape? You decide

The Best Camping Sites in the Western Cape? You decide

Published: 11. June 2018
By: Eric

Making a list of anything is difficult enough, however to rank or sort that list is almost impossible due to the subjectivity of it all. However, why not create a list without a ranking or scorecard? So in effect you'd have a list of places to see before you die......or maybe something a little less dramatic than that. So without further ado, here's a few camping sites which we would recommend for the Western Cape:

KogelBay, Gondon's Bay

Campsite Info: 300 Stands and 5 Self Catering Cottages

Things To Do: Swimming, Fishing, Bird Watching, Mountain Biking, Hiking Trails.

Handy Tip: Pre-Book your camping stand as the resort does not allow walk-ins without a booking.

Drive time from Cape Town: 30 minutes

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Dwarsberg Trout Haven, Rawsonville

Campsite Info: 11 Camp Sites and 4 Self Catering Cottages

Things To Do: Trout Fishing (Of course!), Mountain Biking, Wine Tasting, Hiking Trails.

Handy Tip: There are a few wine farms which offer wine tasting & food for great value for money

Drive time from Cape Town: 1 hour

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Beaverlac Camping, Cederberg

Campsite Info: Various stands and 9 Self Catering Cabins

Things To Do: Swimming in rock pools, Mountain Biking, Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails.

Handy Tip: There is a shop on the premises which stocks most items needed for camping.

Drive time from Cape Town: 2 hours

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Vic Bay Campsite, Garden Route

Campsite Info: 38 Stands with ablution facilities

Things To Do: Swimming, Surfing, Scuba Diving, Paragliding, Golf, Shopping,

Handy Tip: Take a relaxing boat trip to Seal Island and get to see fur seals and their greatest enemy The Great White Shark!

Drive time from Cape Town: 5 hours

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Mountain Breeze Resort, Stellenbosch

Campsite Info: 70 Stands and Self Catering Accommodation

Things To Do: Swimming, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Pool Table, Children's Play Area.

Handy Tip: Due to its close location to Stellenbosch weekends can get busy, so try and book during the week.

Drive time from Cape Town: 25 minutes

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Do you agree? What is your best / favourite spots?

Eric
Eric is the CFO of Happy Campers South Africa. He believes South Africa is the best country in the World. Although he likes to crunch the numbers, he has a passion for South African wine, sport & travel.

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