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About The Growcery

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

Safari: We offer river safaris, hiking safaris and 4x4 Richtersveld Safaris when visiting The Growcery. Visitors are welcome to inquire about these on-site activities at the camp, or, book in advance to make your stay a memorable experience.

Romantic: Our establishment makes for a unique romantic atmosphere. We have very creative and flexible ideas that can be booked based on your own personal ideas

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 170
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 28 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Dinner meals are available at R140 per person and need to be booked in advance.
We have a standard breakfast at R65 per person, a cold breakfast at R65 per person or our Richtersveld Sunrise Breakfast at R95 p/p. These can be booked upon arrival.
We also offer Lunch, which mainly consist of a toasted sandwich and a garden salad at R65...
Dinner meals are available at R140 per person and need to be booked in advance.
We have a standard breakfast at R65 per person, a cold breakfast at R65 per person or our Richtersveld Sunrise Breakfast at R95 p/p. These can be booked upon arrival.
We also offer Lunch, which mainly consist of a toasted sandwich and a garden salad at R65 p/p which can also be booked upon arrival.

All accommodation reservations need to be paid prior to arrival. Private Campsite fee is R65 per day which includes electricity, private braai facility, a wash up basin and you have your own private, grassed camp to yourself. These camp sites have a breathtaking view over the river and mountains and you have a safe and comfortable swimming spot right on your “doorstep”.

There is no daily camp site fee for our Public/Shared Camp sites as they are open to be shared with other guests. These camp sites have a spectacular mountain view.
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Specials

SAVE 15% Black Friday Special

Stay between 04 Nov 2019 and 30 Nov 2019 and get 15% off on selected rooms.

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 04 Nov 2019 and 30 Nov 2019)

Availability and pricing

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  • Grassed Campsite Sleeps 15 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 10 Each of our eight grassed campsites can accommodate up to 10 tents with shared washing-up facility, electrical point... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Garden views, River views
    from R300 For 2 guests
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      • Chic Shack Units Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 10 These neatly built recycled accommodation units are furnished with two beds and also have a cupboard in each. Guests... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Single beds, Garden views, River views
        from R430 For 2 guests
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          Reviews for The Growcery

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          Deirdre Scheepers
          02 September 2019

          Stunning place, neat, awesome people, good food.

          Lily Zhao
          06 May 2019

          very nice place,friendly owner

          Kayleigh May
          23 December 2018

          The campsite is gorgeous, much greener than I expected it to be. We were welcomed with open arms and it felt like we were part of the group! The communal braai was great, for N$140 you get a full plate of braai meat and side dishes which the owner (Hennie) was nice enough to dish up for us and let us share the plate. Cheap beer, great location and friendly staff members! Would definitely recommend this campsite, we'll be returning for sure! Only thing that was a bit of a downside was the beds, mattresses were a bit uncomfortable and the wind kept us up for a few hours, other than that, no comp...
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          Percy de Leeuw
          14 October 2018

          No cellphone coverage means total relaxation from the "Rat race"

          Paul Joubert
          28 August 2018

          a very pleasant and interesting setting.

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          The Growcery is 16.1km from the centre of Vioolsdrift , the nearest airport 249.3km (Keetmanshoop Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling