Pet Friendly Camping Eastern Cape

pet friendly camping


The following campsites in the Eastern Cape advertise that they are pet friendly.

Always check when booking at the campsites and confirm that they can accommodate your pet(s).


Pet Friendly Camping near Addo


Magnolia Guest House

Magnolia Guest House is a guesthouse, backpackers and caravan park. They also offer budget accommodation in safari tents that are furnished with two single beds or you can bring your own tent and set up your own camp.

Practical cooking and ablution facilities are available outside for all guests, as well as a shaded braai area and a huge child friendly pool. Parents can relax in the hammock under the palm trees while the children entertain themselves on the trampoline…

Small pets are allowed. Please confirm before making a reservation.
Tel:                       +27 (0)42 230-0562

Cell:                      +27 (0)72 445-5123


Physical Address: (45 minutes from the main entrance of Addo – 37 km)
29 Mimosa St,

GPS:                     Latitude: -33° 24′ 28.6122
Longitude: 25° 26′ 41.568

Directions:           From Port Elizabeth airport take the N2 in the direction of Grahamstown until you reach the exit R 75, Kirkwood. Take this one and drive for approximately 60 km until you reach the Kirkwood exit. Turn right to take this exit. Drive until you reach a T junction and turn left. Stay on this road, cross a bridge and then as you see the little house ‘Welcome to Kirkwood’, enter at this gate for camping. For the guest house you turn left at the first street (before the railway line) and ring the bell at the first gate on your left. Welcome!

Postal Address:    P.O. Box 382


Pet Friendly Camping near Aliwal North


Badfontein Guest Farm

An AA Highly Recommended Pet Friendly farm with a bush camp with excellent facilities. The campsite is situated on the bank of the Orange River and the farm features a sulphur pool from the natural spring there.

Accommodation is pet friendly by arrangement.


Tel:                       +27 (0)51 633-2263

Cell:                      +27 (0)83 430-6166

Fax:                      +27 (0)51 633-2263



Physical Address: Badfontein Farm
Goedemoed Road
Aliwal North

Directions:           From the N6 on the Free-State side of Aliwal North turn on the Bethulie/ Goedemoed tarred road. Travel for 16km and then to the left at Badfontein sign.

Postal Address:    Box 424
Aliwal North


Pet Friendly Camping near Barkly East


Wildside Mountain Adventures

This is an off the beaten track, remote haven for those who are looking to experience nature in a safe and remote environment. The farm has a tranquil campsite where numbers are restricted (4 sites) and they ask all visitors to be respectful of others in terms of noise. Dogs are allowed by arrangement.
Cell:                      +27 (0)87 943-5428 (Please leave message as they have no cellphone reception on the farm, but check for voicemails regularly)


Website:              Wildside
Physical Address: 38 km from Barkly East
Please see website for directions

GPS:                     S 30˚47 ‘39.3″
E 27˚38’41.1″

Postal Address:    PO Box 101
Barkly East

Pet Friendly Camping along the Wild Coast


Areena Riverside Resort & Private Game Reserve

Areena is consistently voted on of South Africa’s top resorts. The pet friendly and kid friendly campsite with all the amenities is situated on the banks of the tidal river, Kwelera. This is the perfect family adventure location, with the 350 hectare malaria-free Game Reserve is being just one of its many features.

Accommodation is pet friendly by arrangement.
Tel:                       +27 (0)43 734-3055

Fax:                      +27 (0)43 734-3312

Website:              Areena
Nearest City:        23km from East London

Directions:           East Coast Resorts, Schafli Rd.
Along Wild Coast Jikeleza
Route T1 until their Route T5 turnoff

GPS:                     Latitude: -32.883333
Longitude: 28.061111

Postal Address:    P O Box 135


Cedarberg Guest Farm

This pet friendly farm is ideally located in the Southern Drakensberg close to the 3 mountain passes into Lesotho and the Rhodes area. There is so much to do here and all your needs will certainly be met with their facilities! Camping and caravan facilities are available on site.

Accommodation is pet friendly by arrangement.
Tel:                       +27 (0)39 757-5535

Cell:                      +27 (0)83 262-5464

Fax:                      +27 (0)39 757-5535


Website:              Cedarberg Guest Farm
Directions:           7 km off the R56 tar road between Cedarville and Matatiele.
Turn south 1 km after Cedarville onto the D649 gravel road when heading west towards Matatiele.

GPS:                     Latitude: -30.425696
Longitude: 29.027209

Postal Address:    P O Box 27


Pet Friendly Camping in Gonubie


Gonubie Holiday Resort

This is an ideal pet friendly, family getaway. The self-catering resort is located near a “Blue Flag 5 star beach, with an abundance of camping & caravan facilities. It also neighbours the Gonubie Game Reserve as well and there are many activities located nearby. It is the perfect base to explore the East Coast.

Dogs are allowed by prior arrangement.
Tel:                       +27 (0)43 705-9748

Tel:                       +27 (0)43 740-0571

Cell:                      +27 (0)78 236-5004

Fax:                      +27 (0)43 740-5937

Website:             Gonubie Caravan Parks
Physical Location: Gonubie Holiday Resort is situated on the beach in the coastal town of Gonubie. Only 8km off the main East London/Durban N2 route, and twenty minutes away via the Freeway from the thriving City of East London

GPS:                     S32° 55.982′
E28° 01.800

Postal Address:    P.O.Box 20


Pet Friendly Camping in Hogsback


The Amatola

This is backpacker accommodation site with camping facilities in a pretty garden.

Accommodation is pet friendly by arrangement.
Tel:                       +27 (0)45 962-1059

Fax:                      +27 (0)45 962-1059
Physical Address: Main Rd
Hogsback, Amathole

Postal Address:    P O Box 16


Swallowtail Country Estate

The family orientated, peaceful camping and caravan sites are all situated on soft lawn with partial shade.

Accommodation is pet friendly by arrangement.
Tel:                       +27 (0)45 962-1317

Cell:                      +27 (0)82 800-8731

Fax:                      +27 (0)45 962-1317


Website:            Swallowtail
Physical Address: 1B Main Road

GPS:                     -32.601512,

Postal Address:    PO Box 20,


Pet Friendly Camping in Kidd’s Beach


Palm Springs Holiday Resort

This is Pet Friendly, child friendly, self-catering resort with camping & caravan facilities. Located on the banks of the Umlele river, the site gives you easy access to the beach.

Only small dogs/pets are allowed, by prior arrangement. Please keep dogs on leads at all times and pick up after them. Complete silence is to be observed after 10.00pm. In addition, at all times visitors are expected to show consideration to their neighbours by keeping noise levels to a minimum.
Tel:                       +27 (0)43 781-1901

Fax:                      +27 (0)43 781-1990 / +27 (0)86 640-9584


Website:              Palm Springs Resort
Directions:           From East London, you would drive along the coastal road (R72) in the direction of Port Alfred for 33 Km (23 Km from East London airport). Turn left at Kidds Beach sign, go 500 metres, turn right at Kemston Garage and then follow the signs for the next 3 Km to Palm Springs.
Travelling from Port Alfred and Port Elizabeth, turn off to the right at Kidds Beach sign, which is about 33 Km after the Kieskamma bridge.

GPS:                     Latitude: (S) -33.156846
Longitude: (E) 27.678312

Postal Address:    P O Box 14
Kidd’s Beach


Pet Friendly Camping near Kouga


Duiwekloof Lodge

This hidden gem in the Valley of the Doves, surrounded mountainous terrain, is ideal for a tranquil camping getaway.

Accommodation is pet friendly by arrangement.
Tel:                       +27 (0)44 384-1448

Fax:                      +27 (0)44 384-0960

Website:              Duiwelkloof
Physical Address: Farm Kasey, Baviaanskloof
Wilderness Area, Kouga

GPS:                     Latitude: 33
Longitude: 23

Postal Address:    P O Box 3453


Pet Friendly Camping near Port Alfred


Green Fountain Farm Resort

This is Pet Friendly resort with chalets, camping & caravan facilities.

Small dogs are allowed, but only in the caravan park/camping site (not the chalets)

NO dogs allowed over long weekends and over Season.
Out of season = R15.00 per Dog per day – Only small dogs allowed
Tel:                       +27 (0)46 624-5859

Cell (Rob):            +27 (0)82 442-4577 (Between 08:00 and 17:00)

Cell (Frieda):         +27 (0)83 266-6981 (Between 08:00 and 17:00)

Fax:                      +27 (0)46 624-2646

Fax2Email:           +27 (0)86 238-8888


Website:              Green Fountain Farm
Physical Address: 10km from Port Alfred

GPS:                     -33.556989

Postal Address:    P.O. Box 2709
Port Alfred


Pet Friendly Camping in Queenstown


Suntsani Escape Resorts

Situated in the secluded Bonkolo Basin, Suntsani is a tranquil getaway resort for people who enjoy raw nature, sunny days and water activities.

They have bathroom, kitchen and laundry facilities available for caravans and camping guests. Camping can either be done next to the ablution facility – where there are lights and power points available – or for it is also possible to camp off the beaten track or next to the water’s edge for some late night fishing.

Small pets are allowed. Please confirm before making a reservation.
Cell:                      +27 (0)82 785-9080 (Viany)
+27 (0)72 249-0408 (Roddy)


Website:              Suntsani
Physical Location: situated on the shore of the Bonkolo Dam, 10km from Queenstown in the Eastern Cape Province

Directions:           From the main road – Cathcart St/N6/R61
Turn north into Griffith St, at the Queenstown Casino
At the 2nd 4-way stop, turn right onto Grey St;
Slight left onto Peacock St (over the bridge)
Turn right onto Livingstone St,
Continue onto the R392 to Dordrecht,
1km after the Lady Frere (R394) turnoff
turn left onto a gravel road (Aloe Grove turnoff)
On this gravel road, go over the little bridge, take the 1st left and travel towards the dam.
Go through the grey gates to the Grey Buildings.

GPS:                     S -31.86167°  E 26.91991°

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