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Ruacana Falls

46 C, Ruacana, Namibia
+264 81 555 7739
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Amazing waterfalls into the Kunene river

Kunene river between Angola and Namibia is fed by water coming from Angola, the waterfalls and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Willem Luuk N
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Heemstede, The Netherlands
via mobile
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In April and May Ruacana had lots of rain. Went to the Ruacana falls no water. Why dont the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
altatheart
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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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46 C, Ruacana, Namibia
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+264 81 555 7739
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kunene river between Angola and Namibia is fed by water coming from Angola, the waterfalls and dam’s provide Namibia with electrical power

Thank Willem Luuk N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In April and May Ruacana had lots of rain. Went to the Ruacana falls no water. Why dont the guesthouse owner give info on this as there is nothing more to do in Ruacana.

Thank altatheart
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

A majestic sight with the falls in full flood .Well worth visiting for the intrepid traveler .Its remote and far from the rat race and brings back bitter sweet memories of time spent there in the bush war .

Thank Grant M
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The drive from Kamanjab on C35 was long and not the most varied in Namibia but it was worth it! We were lucky as the Kunene river was flowing and the floods had just receded. The falls were fast and furious!

Thank Thilakawathie
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The falls was dry with only one small stream of water but still a must see. The people at the border post was friendly with a lot of information concerning the falls. My next visit will surely be in the wet season.

Thank gerda12015
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Heard about the heavy rainfall in the catchment area of the Kunene River in Angola and that they had to open up the gates of the Calueque Dam, but still unsure wether we should travel there for a daytrip from Grootfontein, as on two previous...More

1  Thank ronellep2015
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The Falls now vary due to control of the water flow by the upstream dam. when running full they are a decent sight but nothing to make a long journey to visit. If in the area and time permits then worth a look.

Thank mfuwe
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The disappointing fact is that the Ruacana Falls only have water during the rainy season. So when I visited in March, 2018 the Falls had no water.

Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This place is beautiful just like many water falls, We visited towards the ned of the year when water was low, apparently it more water in winter(May, June July and August), so the best time to visit it is then... Coming from Namibia you need...More

Thank Sylvester M
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Enjoy water, go and see the Falls. Great piece of water. Wish I had the time for a day of rafting. The sunset cruise was worth it.

Thank alskepko
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