Vaalwater Bush Camp


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Name:  Vaalwater Bush Camp

Location:  Baviaanskloof. Eastern Cape South Africa

Category:  Self-catering accommodation and camp-site

Description:  Vaalwater is situated on the Vaalwater Road, between Uniondale and the Baviaanskloof, a mere 2km from the main Baviaanskloof access road. Vaalwater is the last stop before entering or after leaving the Baviaanskloof and is well-located as a base for day trips into the KloofVaalwater is more than simply a place to stay overnight because visitors are free to wander the numerous trails along the river courses. They can go mountain biking, bird watch, or spot other species like farm and game animals.

In the surroundings you can see springbuck, blesbuck, kudu, duiker, zebra and klipspringer, tortoises, baboons and vervet monkeys as well as many other smaller creatures.

Facilities:  Vaalwater has the following accommodation facilities.

Self catering units:    Vaalwater offers 4 self-catering units and is conveniently situated on the Vaalwater Road between Uniondale and the Baviaanskloof, a mere 2 km from the main Baviaanskloof access road.

Die Voorste Huisies: Situated on the banks of the Olifants River overlooking the Vaalwater puts where the Vaalwater fountain originates. Each of the two houses has an open plan kitchen/bedroom with an on-suite bathroom. Sleeps 3 persons (4 can be accommodated by request)

Vaalwater Bush Camp in Baviaanskloof — Best Price Guaranteed

Lang Huis: It is ideal for tour groups. This renovated house dates back 180 years and consists of four separate bedrooms that open onto a long “stoep” or porch area. Each bedroom is equipped with 2 single beds and wash basin. Alongside the house is a communal kitchen with the original fireplace intact. To the front of the house is an entertainment area called The Lapa which is fenced off and has a big central fireplace ideal for braai and get together. Bathroom facilities are at the ablution block that is neat and private.

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Ons Huisie: Ons Huisie is an original farmhouse dating back to the early 1900 that has been renovated with 3 bedrooms, one double and two singles, sleeping a maximum of 6 persons. The house is fully equipped for self-catering with a kitchen, an open plan living and dining area, a modern bathroom, a porch with a braai area and electricity.

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Eenkant Huisie:  This facility is separate from the other units.  This unit features 2 bedrooms, each with a double bed and a single bed. One bathroom consist of a bath, shower, toilet and a basin. There is a lounge and dining area equipped with a fireplace and a kitchen equipped with a stove, fridge and microwave.

Vaalwater Lodge & Campsite

Bush Camp camp-site: Vaalwater Bush camp offers accommodation on a number of large campsites. The camp boasts a newly constructed modern ablution block with lots of hot water on tap. Each camping site has electricity. The quiet peaceful surroundings make for exceptional evenings around the campfire. The sound of the Karoo nightlife will entertain you whilst the clear skies offer breathtaking views of the stars.

STAYenRoute says:   A value for money stopover directly en route to the sought after Baviaanskloof. Very neat, tidy and comfortable with all the equipment one needs for self-catering. Neat ablutions for campers.

Rates:   Camping – From 120 adults R100 children

Chalets – Grom R400 adults R250 children

Booking enquiry:  If interested in this STAYenRoute accommodation option, click link  Booking / Enquiry Form  or send us an E-mail

You can also contact us at +27 (0)82 921 4455



  • Check-in time 11:00 am
  • Check-out time 12:00 pm


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