Bontebok National Park

Birding, Garden Route, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Rivers, Swimming, Trail running, Walking, Western Cape

Why Visit?

Come along with us as we explore the Bontebok National Park.The huge open expanses, along with the peaceful, tranquil waters of the Breede River, ensure that there is something for everyone! The hiking and mountain biking paths are among the best in the country.

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Getting There

3-hours drive due east from Cape Town via either the N2 or N1. The park is 10-minutes outside of the historic town of Swellendam.


The Lang Elsie’s Kraal rest camp is Bontebok National Park’s only rest camp. Lang Elsie’s Kraal rest camp has ten cabins that can accommodate up to four people.

There are also 41 camping and caravan sites near the Breede River, some of which have electricity and others that do not.


From R250 to R2810 per person per night
R50 per adult, per day conservation fees for South Africans
R150 per adult, per day conservation fees for international visitors

Bontebok Photos

Get inspired with these photos of the Bontebok National Park.

VISIT Bontebok

Go to the SANParks website to book your next day visit or holiday to the Bontebok National Park.

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