Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve

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Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve is situated just to the east of Graaff-Reinet, in the heart of the Eastern Cape's Great Karoo, and offers an exceptional safari experience in a region steeped in history and culture. The 14 000-hectare property lies in the palm of the Sneeuberg mountain range, the second-highest range in South Africa.

There are three Cape Dutch homesteads on offer which have been meticulously restored to celebrate a fusion of traditional curves and modern open-plan living spaces. Every room is furnished with the most luxurious textures and materials creating a relaxed elegance that allows our guests to feel at home. Between the three Manors there is a combined total of 12 spacious double bedrooms, each en-suite, and one of which is a secluded honeymoon suite offering a truly romantic destination throughout the year.

Full length swimming pools at each Manor cool guests in the haze of high summer, while boma dining, game drives, and guided walks conjure up the magic of days gone by.

The sheer stillness and fresh air at Mount Camdeboo is also highly conducive to successful executive brainstorming. A fully equipped and dedicated conference venue accommodates up to 24 delegates in air-conditioned comfort, with pre-arranged day excursions as an optional extra.
TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"Location is lovely"
30 Mar 2024
By Bart S
"The location is magnificent. The food was good. This place has so much potential but it is not really being looked at properly. The communication about the code of the entrance gate could be much..."
"Unforgettable stay with magic expieriences."
08 Feb 2024
By svena851
"Amazing place, amazing landscape (must have for south african visitors) amazing game drives, amazing and very friendly service and people, very good communication before with the management, one of..."
"Courtyard Manor Suite not really ideal for couples"
07 Jan 2024
By mfranks911, Edgware, United Kingdom
"We had two nights booked but decided to leave after one. We were in the Courtyard Manor Suite which although very nice in itself is not at the main Lodge. This meant our ranger (Sulemain) who was..."
"fantastic opportunity to see Africa at it's best!"
23 Jan 2023
By H9581CYbobb, Greater Johannesburg
"Spent two nights in the pod. what a wonderful experience. Scenery is to die for, and despite the amount of rain we experienced, this just added to some wonderful photo opportunities. The service..."
"Quaint, nice but overpriced"
19 Dec 2022
By Ryan P, London, United Kingdom
"The staff were great especially Tish and Bridget. As a location it has magnificent scenery and the accommodation is good and tasteful. It is a place set far off the beaten track so be aware when..."
"Amazing resort"
04 Nov 2022
By chrissi2408, Monchengladbach, Germany
"He had a beautiful stay. We did wonderful game drives where wo have seen a lot of animals. Our guide (Tish) was the best!! All people in the resort where so friendly and helpful. We had our best..."
"A truly incredible experience"
22 Oct 2022
By Benji_Price24, Perth, Australia
"A truly incredible experience!! We stayed 2 nights in the eco pods, and are already planning our next visit back! The pod itself can only be described as stunning! A true escape from all other..."
"Truly spectacular experience"
20 Oct 2022
By Tina D, Johannesburg
"It is not often that an experience is phenomenal from start to finish. My three nights at Mount Camdeboo was. I stayed in one of their pods, which was beautifully designed to maximise the most..."
"Hidden gem near Graaff-Reniet"
14 Aug 2022
By Elizabeth R, Grahamstown
"From the moment we drove through the reserve gates, we were struck by the beautiful vegetation and views. Our guide warmly welcomed us at the gate. Our accommodation was excellent. Food was healthy..."
"Best Break in the Bush @ Mount Camdeboo"
11 Aug 2022
By lisaI7063EX
"Our stay at Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve was absolutely fantastic. We stayed in the Courtyard Manor House and were looked after and made to feel very special with not having to do anything..."