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Nice to drive and spend a day or at least half a day there. The most important thing is to be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ramtin_jafari
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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There was little water in the river and therefore the waterfall was quite low The restaurant was... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2019
Marelize B
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Graz, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Augrabies Falls in march, clearly not the best time of year because of low water in the Orange river. The trail through the park is nice en suitable for normal cars, the water crossings are a bit of a challenge though. Maybe we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hans928
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to drive and spend a day or at least half a day there. The most important thing is to be there at the right time if you wanna see animals! It has mentioned almost everywhere at their website and many of comments and reviews...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019

There was little water in the river and therefore the waterfall was quite low The restaurant was very good, the food delicious The little monkeys on the premises surely made our day

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marelize B
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Spectacular! The park is well cared for and neat. The roads might be dirt roads but they are well kept! The amenities clean and the walkways well planned and provides best viewing opportunities! The gorge... and the picknick spot well designed!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank _ansies2
Reviewed 2 February 2019

We stopped off at the Falls for about 2 hours, The rock formation was quite beautiful and all the walkways very well maintained. We saw a number of dassies (hyrax) clambering about the rocks which were teeming with multi-coloured little lizards. There also seemed to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 51RuthR
Reviewed 30 January 2019

I has been twenty six years ago that I last visited the falls. Unfortunately the time of the year (January) saw very little water flowing over the falls. The best time is during the winter months when the river offers a spectacular spectacle. Nonetheless we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert L
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Lovely helpful staff, with clean environment and awesome viewing platforms for the water fall. Will always go back to visit again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VPVerwey
Reviewed 16 January 2019

We were there January - very HOT ! Viewpoints are very well situated. Although the falls had little water due to the drought it was worth the visit ! It was still beautiful !!! Facilities are well maintained, neat and clean ! Very nice restaurant...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nettar223
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Very HOT in summer. Make sure you have enough water. Walking route and viewpoints are very well constructed, and beautifully situated for the best views. Well worth spending the day. Restaurant have good food and cold drinks. Shop on site with pretty much everything you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PieterB461
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Will not go there again.Extremely hot during Dec/Jan. 46Celsius in the shade.Little water in the falls.Millions of flying insects(midges i believe is the term, muggies in Afrikaans.)Monkeys broke into our tent and trashed what they could not eat.An hour is more than sufficient time to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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21 February 2018|
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Response from 170eugenev | Reviewed this property |
The road to the falls itself you will be fine as it is tarred. Even within the park you should be fine to drive the gravel roads, but do not attempt the 4x4 marked roads.
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Response from 170eugenev | Reviewed this property |
For day visitors it is 07:00-18:00. The falls are obviously the main attraction, but you can take a game drive on the marked paths which I always enjoy. There are a few walking routes if you want to walk but take water with... More
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Response from AdamLeaves | Reviewed this property |
I travelled JBG - Mokala and then onto Augrabies and loved it. The only problem is that I don't think you've got long enough to enjoy Mokala. I stayed for three nights and then moved onto Augrabies for just two nights... More
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