Camping sites in South Africa for people looking to spend holidays in caravans and tents out in the great outdoors of this beautiful country are abundant and many are open all year round. The western Cape, Garden Route, Northern Cape, Eastern Province and Border, Kwazulu Natal, Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga are just a few of the destinations home to some of SA’s most popular spots to camp at. Whether you are looking for a site next to the river or dam for some fishing and swimming, near the beach and the sea, or out in the bush inside a safari park and close to wildlife, there is something and somewhere to suit any camper.
Accessing certain camping sites around South Africa can be tricky unless you are travelling in an off-road vehicle so it is important to check before you set off for potential dirt roads and tracks that may need to be travelled on to get to your destination. Having said that, many are certainly easily accessible by tar roads. Apart from the obvious tents, sleeping bags, cooking utensils, braai wood, firelighters etc that are usually taken on camp it is advisable to take insect sprays and repellents especially if you are going to be staying near water such as a river or dam, these places are often swarmed by mosquito’s and other flying insects.
There are shops all over the country at which you can purchase tents, gas bottles, chairs, torches, sleeping bags and numerous equipment that can help you to be comfortable on your stay in the great outdoors. Outdoor Warehouse is a popular franchise selling all kinds of gear and they have stores all over SA. For people who enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature and the outdoors lifestyle there is no better way of spending some quality time relaxing and enjoying a holiday at one of the many popular camping sites in the country of South Africa.