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The Western Cape Sights

Bontebok National Park

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Updated 11/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Covering just 6,880 acres of coastal fynbos, Bontebok National Park is one of the smallest of South Africa's national parks. Don't expect to see big game here—the park contains no elephants, lions, or rhinos. What you will see are bontebok, graceful white-face antelope nearly exterminated by hunters in the early 20th century, as well as red hartebeest, Cape grysbok, steenbok, duiker, and the endangered Cape mountain zebra. There is simple, self-catering accommodation in the reserve, as well as camping facilities.

Sight Information


Off the N2, 5 km (3 miles) from Swellendam, Swellendam, South Africa




Sight Details:

  • R80
  • Daily 10–6

Updated 11/07/2014


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