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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]].
 
[[Image:Karoo_National_Park_Waterfall.JPG|thumb|300px|Waterfall in an otherwise dry park]]
 
[[Image:Karoo_National_Park_Waterfall.JPG|thumb|300px|Waterfall in an otherwise dry park]]
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==Understand==
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===History===
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===Landscape===
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===Flora and Fauna===
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===Climate===
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==Get in==
 
==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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==See==
 
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* A large collection of fossils, dating back many millions of years
  
 
==Do==
 
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* A bird hide
  
 
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
==Camp==
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==Sleep==
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===Lodging===
 
* Lodging
 
* Lodging
* A bird hide
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* A large collection of fossils, dating back many millions of years
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===Camping===
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===Backcountry===
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==Stay safe==
  
 
==Get out==
 
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At the main compound, there are
 
  
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{{stub}}
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{{isPartOf|Cape Karoo}}
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{{related|African_National_Parks}}
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{{related|African_flora_and_fauna}}

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

History

Landscape

Flora and Fauna

Climate

Get in

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

Fees/Permits

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

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

See

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

Do

  • A bird hide

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

  • Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out

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