Strandskloof Caravan Park

Strandskloof Caravan Park

Western Cape - Overberg - Gansbaai

Location
Strandskloof Caravan Park is located on the southern Coast of the Western Cape in the Overberg Region.  It is located close to the town of Gansbaai approximately 12 Kms from the town.  The camp site can be easily accessed via the N2 and the R43 from Cape Town.  The estimated travel time from Cape Town is approximately 2h20m at a distance of approximately 173kms.  From Cape Town, take the N2 until you reach the town of Botrivier.  Here take the R43 towards Hermanus.  Pass through the town of Hermaus and Stanford and continue towards Gansbaai.  6 kms after the town of Gansbaai (continuing on the R43) take the turn off to the left onto Baardskeerdersbos road.  After approximately 4 kms, the entrance to the camping site will be on the right.

Road conditions
The road to the campsite is tarred all the way from Cape Town to the entrance to the caravan park.  There is a short gravel road within the caravan park.

Sites
The site has a total of 66 large sites which are demarcated and separated from each other with lattice fences.  All the sites are on grass.  Some sites have trees, but bring your shade gazebo, as a lot of them do not have any shade.  The sites are level and the ground is relatively soft.  Tents, trailers and caravans are all welcome.

Electricity
Each camp site has their own electrical connection box with standard plug points.  Adapter plugs for caravan (blue) plug points can be hired on site.

Lights
There are lights  at each camp site and more scattered throughout the camp grounds.  There are also lights at the ablution facilities.

Ablutions
The ablution facilities at the camp site are large, luxurious and very generous.  The ablutions seperate mens and ladies facilities, with showers, basins and toilets.  There is also a facilitiy for disabled campers.   Hot water is generated by electric geysers, so there is always enough hot water to go around.  Toilet paper and soap are supplied.  The ablutions are constantly kept clean and neat.

Taps
Each camp site has its own tap and the water is drinkable.

Braais
Each camp site has its own barrel braai.  Braai grids are not supplied, so make sure you bring your own.  Wood can be purchased from the owner and will be delivered directly to your site.

Bins
Bins are provided on each campsite.

Washing up
There is a seperate washing up area and a laundry with coin operated washing machines.

On site
The camping site is located on a working farm
The camp site is appriximately 5 kms from the beach.
The camp site is close enough to the beach to see and hear the ocean
There is a jungle gym on site
There is a lovely heated pool on site
There is a cold water swimming pool and a smaller cold water splash pool for the kids
The kids will be kept entertained with the putt-putt course, trampoline and jumping castle
There is a club house and bar for the adults
There is also a small "train" pulled by a quad bike to entertain the smaller children
There is a 4x4 course on the farm
All the camp sites are orientated towards the swimming pool area.
They have a special camping site specifically dedicated to senior and retired campers
There is a small on site shop catering for your essentials
The town of Gansbaai is close enough should you need to restock
Other activities close by include  shark cage diving, whale watching, fynbos and coastal hikes.

Contact Details
Telephone: 082 721 4381
email: info@strandskloofpark.co.za

Comments
This is a very well organised site with ample space on each site and plenty of privacy.  The grounds are large and there is loads of space for everyone.  The heated swimming pool is an absolute hit with both young and old.  The kids had a wonderful time being kept busy with the swimming pool, putt-putt course, trampoline and jungle gym.  Fishing can be done from the beach.  With the kids entertained and the husband out fishing, it was a very peaceful time for mom.  The lattice fencing around each site ensures privacy and the ablutions were first rate.  Well done on a well organised site.

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