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Beautiful Park

Lovely helpful staff, with clean environment and awesome viewing platforms for the water fall. Will... read more

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VPVerwey
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Cape Town, South Africa
Beautiful

We were there January - very HOT ! Viewpoints are very well situated. Although the falls had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nettar223
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Klerksdorp, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
Thank JohanVisser1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two days at the park and were pleasantly surprised with the well kept, well organized and clean facilities. The game area provided lots of LBJ bird sightings, which kept us really busy! Hiding in the air conditioned chalets from the excruciating sun provided...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LizaGroenewald
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited many SANParks reserves and this must be the best managed I have been to. Superb welcome with up-to-date information boards, even a spray mist on the way to reception to help guests cope with heat, informative booklets in rooms, a well-stocked shop,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AndreaF722
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bathrooms clean, aircons worked, restaurant was ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ shop was nice and decent. Loved it!! Lots to do

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DaleenJordaan82
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Went to see the falls and we're not disappointed at all!! The recent drought has impacted and the falls are not what they could be but awesome none the less. The park seems good and worthy of a little get visit or even stay which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank diveninja21
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Spent one night at the national park accommodation. Staff very friendly and helpful. Very hot this time of year. All rooms fortunately had air conditioning. Don't know why one needs to pay extra for conservation fees if you're staying over though . Good hikes. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Beautiful area and worth a stop over. Travelling along the green Kalahari and stopping over to show my kids is absolutely worth it. The falls is approx. a one hour stop over unless you explore the park. Only negative is the attitude at the reception...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tembeka
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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