The Growcery - Vioolsdrift, Namaqualand

Camping and Caravanning
Vioolsdrift Accommodation
Vioolsdrift, Namaqualand

The Growcery

Vioolsdrift, Namaqualand - Accommodation

The Growcery rating

The Growcery in Vioolsdrift

The Growcery is an eco-camp located on the banks of the Orange River, neighbouring the Nababeep Conservancy and the Ricthersveld National Park. We are situated only 22 km from Vioolsdrift Border Post. The Growcery offers a tranquil retreat and the perfect escape into the wild. Our camp is peaceful and offers a relaxing atmosphere.

When visiting the Orange River in the Vioolsdrift area we invite you to join us on a rafting trip or a 4×4 self drive or guided trail in the Richtersveld. The perfect stop over when visiting from Cape Town or Namibia. Our bush camp offers a fantastic location from where you can partake in a variety of outdoor adventures. Hiking and rafting being the most popular along with 4 x 4 drives, mountain biking and kayaking.

Orange river accommodation at the Growcery offers 4×4 Camp, private grassed campsites with a river view as well the Chic Shacks which are furnished with two beds. Rated the best Vioolsdrift Accommodation by the ‘Weg – Magazine’ 2014

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at The Growcery,Vioolsdrift, Namaqualand

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Satellite TV
Activities Nearby
  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Climbing - Traditional
  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Fishing - Fly
  • Fishing - Freshwater
  • Paddling - Canoeing
  • Paddling - Kayaking
  • Paddling - Whitewater-Rafting
  • River Rafting/Expedition
  • Rowing

Nearby Towns:

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Steinkopf, Namaqualand 54 mins 68.0 km
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Nababeep, Namaqualand 1 hour 32 mins 110 km
Springbok, Namaqualand 1 hour 32 mins 119 km
Concordia, Namaqualand 1 hour 37 mins 121 km
Port Nolloth, Namaqualand 2 hours 9 mins 158 km
Richtersveld, Namaqualand 2 hours 24 mins 159 km
Kamieskroon, Namaqualand 2 hours 19 mins 184 km
Garies, Namaqualand 2 hours 56 mins 231 km

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Directions to The Growcery

Map of The Growcery in Vioolsdrift, Namaqualand


GPS Co-Ordinates: 17° 29' 53.3" E / 28° 41' 52.9" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to The Growcery in Vioolsdrift, Namaqualand

Departing: Upington Airport
Address: Upington Airport (UTN), Unnamed Road, Upington, 8801, South Africa
Distance: 19.5 km / Duration: 6 hours 4 mins
1.Head southwest0.8 km
2.Turn left0.9 km
3.Continue onto N103.3 km
4.At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Dr Nelson Mandela Dr/N10
Continue to follow N10
1.8 km
5.Continue onto Le Roux St/N14
Continue to follow N14
39.4 km
6.Turn right onto Main Rd/N14
Continue to follow N14
333 km
7.Continue onto Voortrekker St1.0 km
8.Turn left onto Kokerboom Rd/R3550.7 km
9.Turn left to merge onto N7 toward Keetmanshoop117 km
10.Turn left
Destination will be on the left
19.5 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

Upington Airport - Upington


Upington Airport is a small airport and was opened in 1968 as Pierre van Ryneveld Airport, it has a capacity to have 40 000 travellers but only has around 24 315 passengers departing and around 3 425 passengers arriving.

Upington Airport also has the longest runway in Africa, the runway was built to accommodate a Boeing 747 so that it didn't have to stop along the way to Europe.

Reviews for The Growcery

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As the Orange river winds it's way through the arid Richtersveld,find yourself unwinding.Good camping.Pick fresh salads/veg and herbs from the gardens.Have a hot shower under the stars.Lots of paddling of course or hiking in the mountains.Great staff!

review by Chris Vermaak

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Super spot. Friendly environment and just loved the fresh produce in their gardens.

review by Christine Schmidt

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Had a wonderfull time. Staff is amazing!!

review by Tanya Cox

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Fantastic, rustic, friendly, clean. A great experience. We will be back .

review by Axel Vennemann

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This was our base for our amazing 4-day trip trip down the river. They have plenty of ice - ;) which is very much needed in the heat - , the most amazing rafting guides, super friendly staff at the camp and very good facilities (spacious camping spots with grass and clean ablutions). I've been there twice in three years and I'll definitely go back!There is a long gravel road to get there so take a car with good clearance. I'd recommend the camping over the chic shake cause the shacks can get a bit hot and they're not sealed so you'll need to be careful with the mosquito nets (and hope they don't have any holes) and come prepared with lots of insect repellent.

review by Dylan Flint

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What an amazing place - the staff is awesome and friendly. They make you feel at home immediately. The camps have beautiful green grass and spacious. Ablutions are made from local materials and clean. Hot water. You can book dinner in advance - delicious. Not expensive. They grow their own veggies on site. Chill in the river with your lilo.

review by Tanja van Dyk

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Excellent glampling spot. Great friendly helpful service. Loved our breakfast. Great concept. Worth staying.

review by Charlene Knightly

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The Growcery and all its wonderful staff have a special place in my heart. Their service is fantastic, their products are of the highest quality and you could not get a better shower, with its unique outdoor facility. The 6 day river trip is a magical experience and the hospitality is the best in the country. Please come here. You will not be disappointed.

review by Dawn Ledbitter

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Perfect stopover on our trip to southern Namibia. Ruan was a wonderful host and the whole team were fantastic. Great restroom and wonderful outdoor showers. Highly Recommended.

review by Terence Hall

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Great place to stop if you travelling to or from Namibia. Also great people to book for Orange River Rafting tour.

review by Praneet Kala

"A must stop over campsite"

Very neat campsite on the banks of the Orange River. Friendly staff. Great stay, you will see us in 2015.

review by Jannie Rykaart, South Africa

"Great time"

Great campsite, extremely helpful staff, very well maintained grounds and facilities. We spent 2 great nights at the Growcery. The setting is magical, the Orange River a welcome refreshment after hot hot days. A bunch of super friendly dogs that keep you company is an added bonus. We can recommend the Growcery to the absolute fullest!

review by thomas isbell, South Africa

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