Base Camp the Growcery – for your goods,rest and services
GPS co-ordinates Latitude: -28.698041; Longitude: 17.49843
Location: 22 km from vioolsdrift border direction west along the Orange River towards the Nababeep community Richtersveld Reserve. Strategically built between the mountains and on the bank of the Orange River. The growcery offers great orange river accommodation options. You can choose from a private campsite to shared campsites. From a minimalistic chic shack to a twin room ensuite. Secure your orange river accommodation.
You can choose a * 1000 star accommodation and sleep under the open night skies of the Richtersveld. Be brave and daring and choose our favourite river view room.
The Growcery camp is an eco friendly destination that grows our own food. We re–use and re–cycle and strive to offer the freshest produce on sight. We have planted over 500 trees and value them for our shaded future. Our hands and work is there to be enjoyed and we offer you a tranquil camp and accommodation destination on the river banks of the Orange River.
We love dogs and have five of our own, so we feel that there is no need to take in more dogs at camp at this stage – so please no pets. Our Australian cattle dogs will herd any pet so best if they are well kept at home when visiting us at the Growcery camp.
Our campers have beautiful views from our showers and even rated a 1000 stars as the are open to the skies of the Richtersveld Desert. Yes we have cold water taps to turn down the heat of our showers.
Our camps are named and spread out all over our lush grass.
Book your private camp or share a community camp.
Tamariska : Power, lights, BBQ, washing basins, river views – sleeps 14 people plus
Sativa : Power, lights, BBQ, washing basins, river views – sleeps 14 people plus
Indica : Power, lights, BBQ, washing basins, river views – sleeps 8 people
Sativa: Power, lights, BBQ, washing basins, river views – sleeps 16 people plus
Fish Eagle: Power, lights, BBQ, washing basins, river views – sleeps 16 people plus
Rocky Horror : community camp – sleeps 16 people
Thorn tree : Power, lights, BBQ, washing basins, river views – sleeps 18 people plus
Sausage Tree : Power, lights, BBQ, washing basins, river views – sleeps 18 people plus
4 x 4 Camp : Power, lights, BBQ, washing basins, river views – sleeps 6-8 people
|Goods rest and services
||Children from 12-100
|chic shacks (no bedding)
|chic shacks bedding
|4 x 4 Camp
|Twin Room ensuite
|River view Room
Our campsites are divided into Public and Private campsites.
Public campsites are open and shared camps amongst travellers and visitors. (No daily fee to secure your shared campsite)
Private Campsites secures your own camp ( R 50.00 daily fee to secure your private camp)
Eskom our friend is asking for donations of R 50.00 a day for the power supply at our camps
If you are looking for Orange River Accommodation Vioolsdrift then take a drive on the wildside and come and visit us at our basecamp ” The Growcery” – richtersveld desert & home to the “Groot Gariep”
The Growcery at the Orange River