Camping in Clarens is idyllic mainly due to the town’s scenic landscape, which invites you to be one with nature out in the features that the town is known for such as its mountains, clear streams, crisp air and trees which blossom in the spring and swiftly change colours appropriately in the autumn months. It is just a campers dream.
And there is a variety of camp sites to choose from, those that provide a form of history and nostalgia to those that still provide the outdoorsy feel but not sacrificing on your basic necessities.
When camping in Clarens, here are a few campsites to consider.
Is a self-catering campsite that allows you to go camping in Clarens on an oxwagon and relieve the days of the Voortrekkers who rode in oxwagons as their form of transport and even accommodation, back in the era of the 30s or 40s.
Whether camping on your own, as friends, a couple or a family you dine outside underneath the stars by the crackling fire. Then when bedtime comes around you get to sleep in a white canvass oxwagon with red wheels.
You can either choose an eight sleeper wagon, a family bed with a double bed and two singles or a love wagon suitable for a couple.
This camping facility is found tucked away in a tall, poplar grove surrounded by golden sandstone mountains on St. Fort Farm. Bring your own food and drink, as there is a kitchen with a kettle, a two-plate stove, washing up area and an undercover braai area.
Is a campsite that offers the basis of what camping is all about, camping outside in tents with no electricity, but just only in the communal kitchen area. Camp with a group of other campers, or your friends or family as the camping facility has space for 25 tents. There is also bathroom facilities and, and inviting braai for all to use. A laundry service, bicycle hires, a stage, catering and group and family facilities.