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Ymansdam Camping & Self-catering Cottage


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 Sleeps 26
Check-in: 12:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
 Minimum stay: 1 Days

Ymansdam is situated near the Tankwa Karoo National Park at the foot of the Roggeveld Mountain, about an hour's drive from Calvinia.

Guests can choose between four campsites that also have ablution facilities. Please note that tents are not provided and guests have to bring their own. At night guests can relax around the camp fire and look up at the starry skies while enjoying the unbelievable fresh air so akin to the Karoo.

Ymansdam also has a fully equipped self-catering Cottage that is ideal for two or three people. The Cottage has an en-suite bathroom, open-plan kitchen and lounge as well as a veranda with a fireplace and a splash pool.

Visit Ymansdam and taste, experience and smell the lovely Karoo.

Please note that various facilities and services are available on the premises. These include purchasing wood, braai areas under trees, meals by arrangement, outside ablution facilities and a warm shower. We also have a farm dam and hiking trails, walking, biking, 4 x 4 trails, bicycle touring and birdwatching are some of the activities to partake is as well as donkey cart rides are available by appointment. We also have farm animals that can be viewed by the children.

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  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

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theresa lines
August 2018
The location is stunning, but we arrived at 1730 the person ( query the owner) who accepted the balance of our money pointed to a gate we should go through. We followed a track to a site. The toilet had no water, the donkey wasn't working. There was a 20litre container of water in the boma/site, tap was dry. We had travelled from East London and were bitterly disappointed, it certainly wasn't... Read more
deon joubert
July 2018
We arrived at 7pm, were greeted at the gate and told that sorry, the "donkey" providing hot water was out of order but that they have put a container with water in the camp area. It is winter, month of July! They offered that we may use their shower in their house the next morning. Not acceptable. Also the bush toilet was out of order. Please do not advertise what you can not provide. Will definit... Read more
craig du preez
September 2017
I think this is a brilliant place. I wish I could have stayed my 2 nights but I was running behind. I will most definitely be back with my 2 and a half year old son when he turns 4. Worth the trip
ian massey, south africa
August 2016
PRO'S1. Perfect spot to do basic camping in quiet karoo surroundings. 2. No cellphone coverage! CON's1. Water drips on you when sitting on the loo.2. The campsite was swept and cleaned, but there were floaters in the loo.3. Complicated 'donkey' and tap arrangement for anyone to operate who is not technically (plumbing) minded. Some instruction on-site would be good.4. SMS'd ahead to inquire about... Read more
cor and martie oldenburg, south africa
September 2015
nice stay, Beautiful location, new houses, everything present except t.v. favourable price-quality ratio.cor and martie oldenburg 5 Sept 2015

Ymansdam Camping & Self-catering Cottage location

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Ymansdam Camping & Self-catering Cottage is 72.1km from the centre of Calvinia , the nearest airport 258.5km (Cape Town International Airport).
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