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Falls What Falls !

Ghost Falls - since the hydro-electric Power Station (supplying 50% of Nambibia's power I read... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Caledon, South Africa
Fantastic in Flood

We were fortunate to catch the Ruacana Falls during a flood and in full flow. This is a really... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Schalk P
Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

When visiting the falls we expected that water would not be much but we were negatively surprised. The only time when you can see the falls will be when there is a flood.

Thank BfromW2014
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Ghost Falls - since the hydro-electric Power Station (supplying 50% of Nambibia's power I read) was built, so water no longer flows over the Falls. Worth seeing, to witness man's manipulation of nature . . . .

1  Thank BobBeams
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to catch the Ruacana Falls during a flood and in full flow. This is a really fantastic sight to behold and definitely worth the detour towards Epupa Falls.

1  Thank Schalk P
Reviewed 26 July 2018 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
Reviewed 12 July 2018

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
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 GrantM779
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
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.

1  Thank gerda12015
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
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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