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Golden Gate Highlands National Park lies in nestled in the rolling foothills of the Maluti Mountains of the north eastern Free State.

The imposing Brandwag rock keeps vigil over the rest camp.

Glen Reenen Restcamp is about 12km from the entrance gate and road divides Glen Reenen Rest Camp in two parts. The reception office, cottages as well as the shop, petrol station are on the one side of the road. The other part accommodates the camping sites.

Gate Times
The gates in Golden Gate do not close. The road running through the Park is a public road which does not allow for the installation of any boom gates. Gate control is done at both receptions (Golden Gate Hotel and Glen Reenen Rest Camp) on arrival.

Visitors with reserved accommodation who arrive after 17:30 may collect the keys to their accommodation at the Security Office, Glen Reenen Filling Station.

Accommodation at Glen Reenen Restcamp
Accommodation is in the form of Rondavels, Longdavels and Guest Cottages with either one double and two single beds or two single and one stack bed, bathroom (shower) and kitchen with basic equipment.

Also with:
- Barbeque Facilities
- DSTV (Limited Channels)
- Fireplace
- Kitchen

Important Notice
1. Accommodation rates do not include Conservation Fees which are payable at the entrance gates.
2. Please ensure that you are familiar with the Rules & Regulations of National Parks before making a booking.

Other Accommodation options in Golden Gate Highlands National Park:
- Highlands Mountain Retreat
- Golden Gate Hotel
- Basotho Cultural Village Rest Camp

Alternatively Clarens Accommodation options range from guest houses to self catering apartments.

From:

R870.00 per unit

  • Glen Reenen Restcamp
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Facilities & Services:

  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Swimming Pool


Glen Reenen Restcamp Activities:

Short nature trails (varying from 1 hour to 5 hours): no bookings required.
Game viewing at leisure in own vehicle.
Holiday programmes are conducted during the April and December holidays.
Bowls, tennis, table tennis and snooker (at the Golden Gate Hotel).

Glen Reenen Restcamp Map:

Health & Climate:

Mild highveld summers with the possibility of thunderstorms in the afternoon and cold winters with occasional snow transforming the park into a white wonderland.

The winter temperatures in Golden Gate can plummet to a mere -9 to -15 degrees C and that snow is a regular occurrence in the park.

Golden Gate primarily falls in a summer rainfall area (Sept to April) and the annual rainfall is approximately 760 mm per year. In very wet years this figure can rise to 1250 mm.

Glen Reenen Restcamp Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  4.3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. - View all Guest Reviews


We enjoyed our stay. Longdavel was clean. Every day received clean towels. Staff very friendly.
Rating: 
 Reviewed by Ina du Preez on 29 March 2016

Staff were pleasant. Nice and clean. Everything you needed except that we could not find a corkscrew. I really enjoyed staying here.
Rating: 
 Reviewed by Tracy Carter on 28 December 2015

The Rondavaal we stayed in was very comfortable and had all the facilities we required. Staff friendly. Great spot to see the sunset on the mountains.
Rating: 
 Reviewed by Jennifer Leeson over a year ago

A place you can relax!
Rating: 
 Reviewed by Stefan Weissflogg over a year ago

Other Accommodation near Glen Reenen Restcamp:

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Highlands Mountain Retreat

Highlands Mountain Retreat

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A great escape for the mind, body and soul... the Highlands Mountain Retreat, is a luxury camp in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park.



Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Golden Gate Highlands National Park

  • Guest Rating: 
     (60 reviews)

Nestling in the rolling foothills of the Maluti mountains in the northern Free Sate Highlands, this is the home of a variety of animals, but also offers superb accommodation and attractions, entertainment, hiking trails and much more.

From: R810.00
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