Six of the best riverside campsites in SA

‘Tis that time of the year when parents want to let their hair down a little and kids want to splash around in pools all day. It’s also the best time of the year to go camping.

Whether you’re a keen fisherman or a lazy, read-a-book-under-the-trees kind of camper, these riverside camping spots might just be the nudge you need to start packing the tent.

Fiddlers Creek, Northern Cape

Based in Vioolsdrif beside the Orange River, Bushwacked Adventures’ Fiddlers Creek glamping and camping site is ideal for travellers from both South Africa and Namibia. It’s also from here that you can go on a river rafting adventure – a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The Fiddlers Creek riverside campsite is equipped with all the necessary facilities, with two ablution blocks that have hot and cold running water.

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Enjo Nature Farm, Biedouw Valley

This is another riverside campsite in the same Biedouw Valley, sitting right on the Biedouw River, boasting its own private field of wildflowers. There are three spacious campsites, communal ablution blocks, and water and braai facilities.

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