Mata Mata Rest Camp

Mata Mata Rest Camp

13 chalets
Traveller's rating
Good (83%) From 12 reviews
All year

Immediately beside the Namibian border, in South Africa's section of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Mata Mata Rest Camp is one of this park's three original restcamps. Like the others, it offers fairly simple self-catering accommodation – with all the kit for cooking provided and a shop on site – and hence affordable access to this spectacular wilderness.

Our view of Mata Mata Rest Camp

Mata Mata Restcamp stands at the edge of a massive wildlife reserve which is under-rated and under-visited. However, like most of the places in the Kgalagadi, it is best suited to slightly more adventurous safari-goers who know, from experience, that they enjoy pure self-drive trips. It's a good (although never luxurious) base from which to explore the park – best combined with at least two of the Kgalagadi's other camps. Note that accommodation here, like most places in the park, is often booked up well in advance – so book early if you possibly can.

Mata Mata Rest Camp: Traveller ratings

Good(83%) From 12 travellers

Latest reviews of trips including Mata Mata Rest Camp

A handy, hard-to-get base
9-Nov to 4-Dec 17
Excellent Excellent
Mata mata
31-Aug to 18-Sep 17
Excellent Excellent
New riverside units - a step up from the old
7-Jun to 23-Jun 17
Good Good
Mata Mata Rest Camp review
22-Oct to 5-Nov 15
Excellent Excellent
Nice camp
8-Oct to 4-Nov 15
Good Good
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