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Experience Mountain Zebra National Park

Invigorating crystal clear air, beautiful scenery, tranquil ambience and an abundance of wildlife offer you a special and personal African wilderness experience at Mountain Zebra National Park.

Where to stay

The 4x2 Mountain Cottage (MC)

The mountain cottages (4x2 MC) provided a secluded rustic experience for visitors with high clearance vehicles. Umthombo (meaning "Fountain") is located near the Weltevrede picnic site and Bakana (meaning: "Beacon") in Berghofkloof. These huts can only be accessed with 4x4 or 2x4 (with diff lock) vehicles. Read more...

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Notices and visitor tips

  • The Park's telephone lines are down. Please contact the Duty Manager cellphone on 0711239599 to be in touch with the park.
  • New units being constructed:
    Due to MZNP’s gaining popularity, more units are being built to allow more visitors to enjoy the Park. Please bear with us as there will be some construction noise in the rest camp between 09:00 and 17:00. Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. Construction is estimated to be finalised by March 2017.
  • Park restaurant and Shop email address: and Telephone: (048) 881 2427 / 3434
  • Remember to bring along a hat, walking shoes, sun block, camera, binoculars and bird and mammal reference books. Hikers on both nature trails and overnight trail must carry sufficient water.
  • As outdoor lighting in camps is limited, a torch/headlamp is required when walking outside at night.
  • Warm clothes are essential for the winter months.
  • Visitors can only alight from vehicles at restcamp, picnic spots and certain marked areas.
  • Pets are not allowed in national parks.
  • Firearms must be declared at the entrance gate where they will be sealed. The seal will be broken upon departure.
  • Motorcycles or bicycles are not allowed.
  • Medical, pharmaceutical, vehicle repair and police services available in Cradock.

What to do

Cheetah Tracking

Game viewing as never before. An opportunity to track the elusive Mountain Zebra National Park cheetahs on foot. Drive out with your guide to search for them. When signal from a collared cheetah is found, you will have the opportunity to get closer on foot. An unforgettable experience that will bring you up closer to nature than ever before.

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6 things to seek

  1. Aardwolf
  2. Cape buffalo
  3. Cheetah
  4. Cape mountain zebra
  5. Blue crane
  6. Denham's bustard

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  • Additional vehicles will be charged fee per night
  • Arrivals after 18:00 only if arranged, add. cost
  • Laundry with token washing machine and dryer
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