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Camping sites Western Cape

One of the advantages of living in Cape Town is that there are many beautiful places to explore within a few hours’ drive from the city. Getting away on the weekend is an important part of the Cape Town lifestyle and we would like to share with you the places and activities which we have enjoyed. There are also some great accommodation options from Camping to self catering cottages. 

Various Camping spots around the Western Cape

Bulshoek Dam

Distance from CT:  250Km
Accommodation type:  Camping

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Wake boarding  (Contact Cape Intern)
  • Water Skying  (Contact Cape Intern)
  • Tubing  (Contact Cape Intern)
  • Beach Soccer  
  • Beach Volleyball

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Petervale Farm in Ceres

If you are looking for some peaceful accommodation in Ceres, Petervale farm is the place to visit. It has facilites for campers as well as families looking to rent a self catering cottage. It is great for kids, with farm activities and animals to keep them out of trouble.

Distance from CT:  140Km
Accommodation type:
  Camping and self catering Cottages
Reuben Roux
Tel No: 076 774 6432


  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Nature walks
  • Rock Pools
  • Horse Riding
  • Farming 

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Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge

Gecko Creek is an amazing location for a weekend away. Situated in the Cederberg Mountains , one of the most spectacular and unspoilt areas in the Western Cape, Gecko Creek offers amazing self -catering accommodation in the form of double cabins and tents. The prices are very affordable, which makes it ideal if you are looking to stay in the Cederberg for a few days. Some of the many activities in the area in include:

  • Hiking in the Cederberg Mountain Range
  • Exploring the many caves in the area
  • Canoeing 
  • Visiting the waterfalls in the mountains
  • Fishing in the dams and rivers
  • Horse Riding
  • Scenic flight for those who would like to see the great Cederberg Mountains from a bird’s eye view.

To find out more please visit their website Gecko Creek

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