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“Top Quality Park”

Augrabies Falls National Park
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Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

We visited the park with friends and I have to say that the upgrades made with the latest walkways places this attraction in the top 10 in South Africa.

When we were there the Orange River was flowing reasonably strong and made the falls roar. What an awesome experience.

A must visit attraction.

2  Thank Boschenvaal
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

This National Park is really a MUST - if you travel through this part of the world. You can go for walks, hikes - or just view the spectacular Falls. Accommodation in the Park's Chalets is superb, the Restaurant (privately operated) offers great food and wine at very reasonable prices.

1  Thank Marathon2006
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Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Augrabies offers more than just a waterfall, it has a game drive route with amazing view points like Ararat, echo corner and more. There is a restaurant at the waterfall just watch the monkeys and a convient store, have a full tank of fuel before you arrive. The platforms at the waterfall are excellent and makes it an easy walk. Plenty of birds, if you are a birder. Can get hot, so take water, there is a picnic spot at Oranjekom. Go early to avoid the heat and masses of people. Gates open at 7.30 and there is a entrance fee if you are not a wildcard holder from Sanparks. If you are a international traveller visiting and visiting our park. Apply for a multi enrty permit? It makes iy easier for you.

2  Thank RoseBilbrough
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

If you want to see the falls and experience true northern Cape scenery then you need a minimum of 2 nights here. We camped but they have chalets too. All depends on your budget. You can book online through the SANP website, quick and easy. Pay upfront so you do not get any surprises when booking in. The levies and conservation fees add a bit to the bill, especially if you come from overseas. The camp sites are shaded, have a power point for those that need it and the ablution facilities were spotless. Tranquil and enjoyable.

Be prepared to walk as there are some trails in the area. It gets warm so make sure you have the right gear. The surrounding area is also worth a visit. It's not about animals, its about an amazing geological event and the surrounding scenery however there is the possibility of spotting animals depending on your patience, length of stay and time of year.

The one thing that really bugged me was the complete lack of any geological information or even just a brief timeline of how the falls might have formed. SANP need to improve on this otherwise it was a great stay.

1  Thank Anthony B
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

Definitely a place to visit! Our recommendation is to spend at least a couple of days exploring the area, There is so much more than just the Falls to see.

Thank Kariesa
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