The Growcery Camp Richtersveld

The Growcery Camp Richtersveld

The Growcery Camp Richtersveld

The Growcery Camp Richtersveld


Growcery Camp Richtersveld is situated on the banks of the Orange River and neighbouring the Richtersveld and Nababeep community reserves. This is the eco-friendly campsite that we use as a base camp for all our river rafting and kayaking trails.

Our location is 22 km from the border post between Namibia and South Africa. It is the perfect en route stopover for travellers going to Namibia or going to South Africa via Namibia.

Spectacular mountain views surround our well planned grassed campsites. We pride ourselves on our re-use and recycle concept and boast with the best bush showers in the business. If you are seeking a luxury retreat you are definitely at the wrong camp but the correct location.

Our no-nonsense and straightforward bush camp atmosphere will provide you with luxury in the bush.

What sets the Growcery Apart?

  • We urge to keeping it green.
  • Our lifestyle is to keep it clean.
  • Organic herb gardens.
  • Upcycle & reuse.
  • One thousand stars accommodation and location.

For more information on The Growcery’s Camp on-site activities, follow the links below:

Growcery Camp Facilities

  • Grassed campsites with braai facilities, power supply & washing basins
  • Great mountain and Orange River views
  • Space to be private
  • Shared ablutions with awesome views and open sky showers
  • Bar & restaurant facilities
  • Shop for camp necessities and meals

Book your meal of the day in advance:

2 Course meal(main meal and salad): R140

3 Course meal(main meal, salad and dessert): R120

Activities at The Growcery Camp

Indulge in the beauty of the Richtersveld, and, while staying over at The Growcery Camp, book a guided hike into the mountains.

Come and explore the Nababeep Conservancy and we will introduce you to the only mountain desert in South Africa.

This half day and full day rafting trail is a perfect short-stay adventure, where you’ll get to see the bird-life of the Orange River and the beautiful rock formations of the Richtersveld in a nutshell.

This Overnight Rafting Trail is specially available for a short rafting holiday and one night under the stars. This package provides you with an rafting, hiking and bundu-bash adventure, all in one!

This is the ultimate short stay option for those who want to get a taste of the Orange River and Richtersveld, but do not have much time to do so. You will spend a night under a star studded sky and take a short walk to a scenic viewpoint showcasing the surrounding mountains. Escape into the wild is a great entry level adventure. It is an experience suitable for all ages and families with young kids are welcome.

Rent a boat for the day while staying at The Growcery. This is perfect for the adventurer who like to do their own thing.


Growcery Camp Richtersveld 

The Growcery camp Richtersveld provides you with friendly staff, and it is the perfect stopover location for the Richtersveld 4×4 trails. We are offering grassed campsites and chic shack accommodation.
Our en-suite twin rooms are coming soon.

Come and visit the Growcery en route to the Kalahari, Namibia, Richtersveld, West Coast or Namaqualand.

On Route Recommendations

  • Fish River Canyon
  • Richtersveld National Park
  • Kalahari or Kgalagadi
  • Namaqualand
  • West Coast

On Route Towns

  • Springbok
  • Upington
  • Vioolsdrift
  • Port Nolloth
  • Alexanderbay
  • Hondeklipbay
  • Garies
  • Pofadder

The Growcery Eco Camp – Richtersveld

Rated best camp near Vioolsdrift by Weg Magazine.

Umkulu Adventures Includes


  • Shared Ablutions
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Organic Herb Gardens
  • On-site Activities
  • Grassed Campsites
  • Private Campsites with a river view
Umkulu Adventures Excludes


  • Meals
  • Drinks and Snacks
  • Optional activities
  • Wifi Vouchers for sale at the Bar
Umkulu Adventures Accommodation Information


RATES INFO: Cash Payments, Electronic Transfers or Credit Card Paygate only
Umkulu Adventures Product Pricing


Chic Shack Accommodation
2019 Adult Child(15-17 yrs) Child (6-14 yrs) Child(0-5 yrs)
Per Person Sharing R215 R155 R100 FOC
Single Supplement R250 R215 R215 FOC
Per person Sharing
Bed & Breakfast R310 R250 R195 R95
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast R450 R390 R335 R165
Fullboard(DBB+Lunch) R515 R455 R400 R230
Single Supplement
Bed and Breakfast R345 R310 R310 N/A
Dinner, Bed, Breakfast R485 R450 R450 N/A
Fullboard(DBB + Lunch) R550 R515 R515 N/A
Rates Public Campsite River View Campsite 18 Dec 2019-3 Jan 2020
Private Camp Fee(Daily)
FOC R65 R65
Adults R100 R150 R180
Children 15-17 R80 R100 R150
Children 6-14 R60 R80 R100
Children 0-5 FOC FOC FOC
Breakfast Menu
Standard Breakfast
R 65
Continental Breakfast
R 95
Richtersveld Sunrise Breakfast
R 95
Lunch Menu
Toasted Sandwich R 45
Toasted Sandwich with a side salad R 65
Protein Salad R85
Dinner Menu
2 Course Dinner (Salad & Main Course)
3 Course Menu (Salad, Main Course & Dessert) R 160
Umkulu Adventures Accommodation Location


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