Camping in Waenhuiskrans
If you love the outdoors, Waenhuiskrans camping spots boast an array of fully-equipped facilities, tucked away in a historical and bustling little town. Whether you’re travelling with a caravan or plan on pitching a tent, each of these campsites have their own clean, functioning ablutions and convenience stores located nearby and ready to ensure that you have what you need.
Waenhuiskrans is an Afrikaans name that translates directly to “wagon house on a cliff” – which is evidently inspired from the rocky surrounds of the area. This region also goes by the name of Arniston, named after a shipwreck in 1815. As a popular tourist destination, booking Waenhuiskrans accommodation long in advance is essential if you want to avoid disappointment. The crystal blue seas, small-town charm and calm, fresh air are simply an opportunity that’s not to be missed if you can help it. Whether you’re travelling with friends, family, work colleagues or on your own, a tranquil camping spot might just be what you need to enjoy your time in this part of the Western Cape.
Waenhuiskrans lies in an area of the Overberg region known as Cape Agulhas and is a popular town for visitors from all over the country and beyond. There’s a host of businesses here that have turned this once sleepy holiday destination into a thriving place to live and enjoy the natural splendour of the coastline. The town lies right next to the ocean, which means that many of the places to eat in Agulhas and Waenhuiskrans offer panoramic views of the seaside and are incredible sunset locations. So, if you’re planning a trip up the coast of the Western Cape and you’re looking for a beautiful, sea-facing place to stay, consider the camping spots in Waenhuiskrans.
As part of the offering, Waenhuiskrans is fully equipped with convenience stores, butchers, liquor stores and fresh produce farm markets, where you can obtain all the food stuffs you need to cook while on holiday. Alternatively, there’s also several restaurants and takeaway eateries nearby, should you not feel like cooking. When you choose to go camping, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a host of activities nearby to keep you and your travelling companions entertained. Easy fishing trips, walks on the beach, nature trails, 4x4 experiences, learning to surf or horse riding are just some of the exciting outdoor adventures to be had here.
Even if you’re travelling on a budget, booking a Waenhuiskrans camping spot can cater to your needs, without breaking your budget. So, whether you want to cook for yourself, indulge in luxury or just have easy access to the town and beach, there’s something to suit your requirements and wallet.