Tankwa Tented Camp

Where "nothingness" is our biggest claim to fame

Due to the remote location of Tankwa, the best way to contact us is by WhatsApp.
Elzebet on: 071 078 4400
or Wessel on: 060 407 5719
email: tankwatentedcamp@gmail.com
GPS: -32°.20 / 19°.43

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A Tented camp and campsite almost halfway between Ceres and Calvinia in the Tankwa karoo.

Situated in the 3200Ha Stonehenge Nature Reserve, the camp borders the Tankwa National Park on two sides. The Tankwa river, normally dry, except after heavy rains, runs through the farm.

With the annual rainfall in the area of about 80mm, it is the driest part of South Africa and perhaps the least populated area in SA. Vegatation is mostly Gannabush on the low lying areas. Hoodia, (also known as Gharp) grows naturally on the property.

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The reserve host a number of annual events, of which the "Bike & Fly Inn" attracts about 25 planes and many bikes every year. AfrikaBurn is hosted on a dry pan (April), while the other big fun event is BikeBurn in May.

Our camp is popular as a wedding venue and other celebrations while various videos and advertisements have been made here.
A Tented camp and campsite almost halfway between Ceres and Calvinia in the Tankwa karoo.

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Tankwa tented camp
Tankwa Tented Camp