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Calitzdorp Railway Station

62 reviews
Camping/caravan Park
  • Capacity: 177 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 22:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Calitzdorp Railway Station, Station Road, Calitzdorp, 6660, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome
  • From R240 per night (for 2 people)


With Ticket Office, Safari tents, backpackers, and camping spots offering a wide variety of accommodation options meeting the pocket of most, and with vines to one side and a kranz to the other, Calitzdorp Railway Station offers travellers an idyllic space to rest before venturing forth to explore the surrounding Route 62 area.

For a unique experience, stay at the quaint ticket office, equipped with a double bed and two singles, with white linen and towels, two fireplaces and a fully equipped modern kitchen. Modern toilets and hot/cold showers in a shared ablution are a short 20 paces away.

The backpackers, a small building, is furnished with two bunk beds, and linen is provided. It has its own toilet and cold shower. When the backpackers is booked, it is for that clients exclusive use. There is a small kitchenette alongside for campers and backpackers use, with gas hob, kettle, fridge etc.

Four Safari Tents are furnished with a double bed or two single beds, with white linen and towels. Electric blankets can be hired for the crisp winter nights.

The campsite stretches alongside the krans, and is equipped with electricity, water and braai spots. It can accommodate caravans, mobile homes, and those wishing to put up their own tents.

The backpackers, campsites and tents share modern ablution facilities with hot showers, as well as a kitchenette with a fridge, a gas hob, kettle, and cutlery and crockery.

The Station also offers facilities to host functions and has been the choice venue for film shoots, weddings, birthday weekend getaways,weekend workshops, bikers clubs weekends,the local Port Wine Festival/Winter Festival in Calitzdorp, and the annual Art on Track Exhibition.

Enjoy a drink at Shunters, the fully licensed bar, after working out on the pump trolleys on the railway lines!

The typical little Karoo town of Calitzdorp is probably mostly recognized for its production of some of the country’s best port wines. Queen Street is one of the oldest streets in town and begs a stroll to properly absorb the number of Edwardian, Victorian and Karoo-style buildings heavily influenced by English architecture.

Activities include walking, cycling or running, horse riding, swimming in the nearby dam, visiting the cellars in the area, or travelling through to Oudtshoorn to visit the ostrich farms and Cango Caves.


Braai Area
Pets by Arrangement
Free Wifi


  • Bar
  • Braai Area
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Malaria Free
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Self Catering
  • Free Wifi
  • WiFi

Activities Onsite

  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling

Activities Nearby

  • Bird Watching
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cycling
  • Guided Walk
  • Mountain Biking

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Parking Facilities

  • Off Street Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.4 out of 5from 62 reviews for Calitzdorp Railway Station
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  • Calitzdorp Railway Station, Station Road, Calitzdorp, 6660, Western Cape
  • Guests think Calitzdorp Railway Station is in a very good location
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per night (for 2 people)
From R240
per night (for 2 people)
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  • Capacity: 177 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 22:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Calitzdorp Railway Station, Station Road, Calitzdorp, 6660, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome From R240  per night (for 2 people) 62 5 1 5 Calitzdorp Railway Station Station Road 6660 Western Cape 0860 022 102 14:00-22:00 10:00 -33.539320020342 21.685439944267