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The '''Karoo National Park''' is located just west of [[Beaufort West]], some 400km along the N1 from [[Cape Town]].
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The '''Karoo National Park''' is located just west of [[Beaufort West]] in [[South Africa]].
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[[Image:Karoo_National_Park_Waterfall.JPG|thumb|300px|Waterfall in an otherwise dry park]]
  
At the main compound, there are
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==Understand==
* Lodging
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===History===
* A bird hide
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* A large collection of fossils, dating back many millions of years
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===Landscape===
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===Flora and Fauna===
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===Climate===
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==Get in==
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Take the N1 highway from [[Cape Town]] and drive for about 400km, until you reach [[Beaufort West]].
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==Fees/Permits==
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South African Citizens and Residents (with ID) pay R22 per person, per day. SADC Nationals (with passport) pay R44 per adult, per day (children R22). The Standard Conservation Fee for Foreign Visitors: R88 per adult and R44 per child, per day.
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==Get around==
 
The main roads are tarred. Some of the passes are not for the faint hearted. There are nice 4x4 routes.
 
The main roads are tarred. Some of the passes are not for the faint hearted. There are nice 4x4 routes.
  
[[Image:Karoo_National_Park_Waterfall.JPG|Waterfall in an otherwise dry park]]
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==See==
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* A large collection of fossils, dating back many millions of years
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==Do==
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* A bird hide
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==Buy==
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==Eat==
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==Drink==
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==Sleep==
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===Lodging===
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* Lodging
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===Camping===
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===Backcountry===
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==Stay safe==
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==Get out==
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{{isPartOf|Cape Karoo}}
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{{related|African_National_Parks}}
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{{related|African_flora_and_fauna}}

Latest revision as of 12:09, 6 May 2009

The Karoo National Park is located just west of Beaufort West in South Africa.

Waterfall in an otherwise dry park

Contents

Understand[edit]

History[edit]

Landscape[edit]

Flora and Fauna[edit]

Climate[edit]

Get in[edit]

Take the N1 highway from Cape Town and drive for about 400km, until you reach Beaufort West.

Fees/Permits[edit]

South African Citizens and Residents (with ID) pay R22 per person, per day. SADC Nationals (with passport) pay R44 per adult, per day (children R22). The Standard Conservation Fee for Foreign Visitors: R88 per adult and R44 per child, per day.

Get around[edit]

The main roads are tarred. Some of the passes are not for the faint hearted. There are nice 4x4 routes.

See[edit][add listing]

  • A large collection of fossils, dating back many millions of years

Do[edit][add listing]

  • A bird hide

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Lodging[edit]

  • Lodging

Camping[edit]

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]

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