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Karoo National Park


Karoo National Park, SANParks

Regular travellers between Gauteng and Cape Town know this park near Beaufort West as an ideal stopover, but those visitors really in the know come for the breathtaking panoramas and fascinating fossils.

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Karoo lions

Once a proud feature of the Karoo, lions were shot out during colonial times. In 2010, Karoo National Park reintroduced this predator with a founder pride of lions from Addo Elephant National Park.

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Why camping is the best breakaway

It brings you closer to nature. It brings you closer to family. It doesn’t cost the Earth, it’s perfect for spontaneous travellers and it’s a great way to make friends. Five writers consider the appeal of camping.

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