Oewerbos River Camp, Vioolsdrif

Oewerbos River Camp is perfectly situated halfway between Cape Town and Windhoek on the banks of the Orange River and en route to the Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. Offering a self catering options as well as meals and a full bar, it is an ideal camping stopover spot.

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On the Banks of the Orange River


Riverfront Safari Tents (room only) – The tents have twin beds and en-suite bathrooms as well as air-conditioning. They also have river views.

Dome Tents (self catering) – Furnished with two single beds (bedding provided), the tents have shared bathroom facilities, garden views and a fan.

Grassed Campsites (self catering) – The 14 grassed campsites have electrical points and two ablution blocks with shower and toilet facilities.

Family Chalets (self catering) – There are three, two bedroom units which have a double bed in one room and two single beds in another. Two chalets offer an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower and the other has an en-suite with shower only. The units have air-conditioning, a fan, heater and tea / coffee facilities. Two chalets have garden views and one river views.

Single Chalets – The one bedroom unit has two single beds with an en-suite bathroom. The chalet has air-conditioning, a fan, heater and refreshment facilities. There are views of the river.


Relax at the pool or enjoy the built in Jacuzzi overlooking the river while sipping on an ice cold drink! We make a delicious pizza in our wood-burning oven – make sure you test them out! The Richtersveld night sky is ablaze with millions of stars. This is possibly one of the best places in the world for stargazing.

We strive to offer our guests a service offering a range of accommodation options and activities including boat trips, fresh water angling and excellent bird watching. Explore the large variety of plants, strange rock formations and other wildlife the Richtersveld has to offer.


The Expedition Project is a social enterprise! Please use the enquiry form below – by doing so you are supporting both this partner and nearby community and conservation projects at no extra cost. You will also get access to similar projects, accommodation discounts and special offers.

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