Vioolsdrift Accommodation at The Growcery Self Catering Northern Cape
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Valid 8 January to 28 February 2019: 10% discount on standard rates.

  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests170
  • Rooms/Units20
  • Wir SprechenDeutsch

About The Growcery

The Growcery Camp is a rustic camp situated on the banks of the mighty Orange River, 22km from Vioolsdrift and offers a tranquil friendly environment with endless views of the river and the surrounding rock formations in the Nababeep Concervancy.

Camp on the banks of the Orange River, enjoy the bush cooking on open camp fires, hike in the desert and explore the best celestial skies the Richtersveld has got to offer. A basic needs bush camp with all the bare essentials needed to provide you with an unforgettable experience. We provide a comfortable camp that is suitable for anyone that wants to get away and experience the silence of the Richtersveld.

We have strived to create an eco-friendly camp. Balancing development with sustainability, recycling and growing our own organic produce. We are continually striving to integrate our camp with nature and allows for a free and natural experience with the necessary luxuries that a person needs. It is the perfect place to relax after a day's drive, explore the beautiful desert surroundings and cool off in the longest river in South Africa.

Self Catering Accommodation

Camp Sites:
The Growcery Campsites offer 220 V power supply, braai facilities, lights and a washing-up basin unit. This allows for basic but very tranquil accommodation along the Orange River. The views from the campsites are overlooking the Richtersveld mountains and the Orange River.

Chic Shack:
This two bedded recycled shack, is nothing like you have ever seen before and contains two single beds with mattresses. Bedding is supplied with one or two other basic amenities. Our shacks are truly a unique experience.


• Hot open air showers
• Excellent camp sites
• Pristine ablutions with flush toilets
• Endless river & mountain views
• A fully stocked bar (The Dispensary)
• Adventure hikes
• Safe swimming
• Day , overnight, 4 and 6 Day Orange River Rafting Trips
• Orange River Kayaking Trips
• Transfers from Namibian border post to camp
• Day Tours to Port Nolloth. Ai-Ais and Fish River Canyon
• Meals available on request


River Rafting:
The Orange River rafting trail takes us through the Richtersveld mountain desert and offers a unique outdoor experience with friends, family and your reliable river guides. Hiking, swimming, rapids and fast flowing water is all on the agenda for our Orange River rafting trail that awaits your arrival.

4x4 Richtersveld Safaris:
Hiking and scenic drive in the Richtersveld mountains. This area is well known for the infamous rocky and steep Richtersveld 4 x 4 routes.

Hiking Trails:
Our Growcery team offer guided hiking trails departing from our camp.Exploring the gorges and the plateaus of the mountains that surrounds our camp. Our hiking trails are from as little as 1 hour: 30 min to a full day of exploration. In general the most popular hike for camp visitors are 3 to 4 hours. Endemic succulents, scorpions, quiver trees, dassie rat, birds and rock formations.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Foreign exchange desk
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Secretarial services
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Rooms & Rates

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Camp Sites

The Growcery Campsites offer 220 V power supply, braai facilities, lights and a washing-up basin unit.

Qty: 8
Sleeps: 10 guests (max 10 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Chic Shack

This two bedded recycled shack, is nothing like you have ever seen before and contains two single beds with mattresses.

Qty: 10
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

6 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Dit is n fantastiese plek om jou self weer te vind na al die gejaag in die stad sal dit aan beveel vir enige persoon . Die sic shacks was netjies en skoon. Was n eerste keer vir ons het dit nogal geniet.

May 2016

Susan Thomson (Oakdale bellvile kaapstad )

Verified reviewexcellent

Now THIS is paradise ! Hennie & team found the key to my soul with a simple but unique recipe. Keep it up, I will be back again and again...

September 2015

Marius Butler (Saldanha)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Upington Airport - 480km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyAmerican Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since January 2015

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