Accommodation near Augrabies Falls National Park

The Augrabies Falls National Park is one of six national parks located in the Northern Cape province and is located 120 km north-west of Upington. Its name is derived from the Khoi word 'Aukoerebis', which means 'place of great noise'.

The park covers an area of 820 square kilometres and follows the course of the great Orange River - from Kakamas to the Namibian border. Tourists who visit the park during the rainy season will see great volumes of waters moving at high speeds through the 18km stretch of the river gorge, before cascading down the 56-metre Augrabies Waterfall. Visitors will find that the waterfall is a majestic sight to bear witness to. Travel a little further, and you'll find that the surrounding area is characterised by the near-deafening sounds of falling water.

Due to its hot and arid terrain, vegetation is quite sparse and only the most adaptable of wildlife reside in the area. Despite these conditions, visitors will enjoy a rich game viewing experience. You'll be able to spot bird varietals, reptiles and several species of mammal - think springbok, gemsbok, klipspringer and giraffe. Nature-lovers will be entranced by the flora and fauna indigenous to the area, succulents and shrubberies, which have developed unique adaptation tactics to survive the area's unrelenting temperature extremities.

Throughout the park, there are a number of excellent viewing sites to visit, including Oranjekom, Ararat and Echo Corner. These sites provide scenic views that overlook the river and the gorge. Echo Corner, as the name would suggest, is characterised by the sounds of eerie echoes.

Drives, walks and numerous outdoor activities are also offered by the park. These range from overnight hiking routes to game drives and canoeing on the Orange River.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
 
Augrabies Valle
3.1 km

From R395 PPS


Welcome to the Augrabies Valle Guesthouse and Camping, a luxury yet comfortable guest house right on the doorstep of the majestic Augrabies Falls one of the 5 biggest waterfalls in the world. Augra... More Info

 
Dundi Lodge
3.5 km

From R800* Unit


Situated in close proximity to the renowned Augrabies Falls and in the heart of South Africa's largest export table-grape producing region, Dundi is a cool, quiet and convenient retreat for both leisu... More Info

 
The Falls Guest House
12.3 km

From R595* Unit


The Falls Guest house is situated 2 km from the world renowned Augrabies Waterfalls. Coffee shop on the premises allows you to enjoy illy Cappuccino, light lunches and freshly baked goods. Five lu... More Info

 
Kalahari River & Safari Co
12.4 km

From R175 PPS


Unique Green Kalahari riverside accommodation ranging from river tents, chalets, family units and shaded camping under large camel thorn trees, on the banks of the breathtaking Orange River. Open-hear... More Info

 
Palmhof Chalets
33.3 km

From R1350* Unit


Palmhof Chalets is situated in the Orange River Valley and can comfortably accommodate groups. We also have family units, single units and double units. Palmhof Chalets offers our guest a comfort... More Info

 
Vergelegen Guesthouse & Restaurant
34.7 km

From R1180* Unit


Vergelegen Guest House and Restaurant, surrounded by lush green vineyards of local farmers, sits nestled in the Orange River valley; on the out skirts of Kakamas, Northern Cape. Vergelegen is en-ro... More Info

 
Plato Lodge
44.1 km

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Plato Lodge is a 5 Bed luxury lodge. Rooms have a king size bed with a mini bar and a double shower and washbasin. There is also rooms that have got 2 single beds in. Every room has a balcony ... More Info

 
Tutwa Desert Lodge
48.6 km

From R2795 PPS


Situated in the remote, north eastern mineral-rich region of South Africa and bordering Namibia in an unspoiled landscape on a 16 000 hectare private game reserve in the heart of the Green Kalahari. ... More Info

 
Tkabies Camping & Self-catering
57.2 km

From R135 PPS


Tkabies Camping & Self-Catering is the ideal stopover for travellers on the N14, just 7 km outside of Keimoes on the Kakamas National Road. Tkabies Camping is situated on the banks of the Orange River... More Info

 
Kalahariwater
62.2 km

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Welcome to the Green Kalahari, where food and wine are a great part of our passion. So, we can say, welcome to the Kokerboom food and wine route. Kalahari Water Guest Farm is a working farm, which pr... More Info

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Augrabies Reviews

Augrabies
Augrabies falls amazing . Restaurant service dreadful!
- John George Deyzel

Augrabies
Breathe taking!!!!!
- Petro Schreuder

Augrabies
Great area with lots of things to do, the springs a highlight for sure
- Carin Destombes

Augrabies
Augrabiese Falls was the highlight of our stay. We will rather opt to go for something more relaxing and tidy next time.
- Willie Meyer

Augrabies
Lovely place,will be going back soon
- Vincent Esau

Augrabies
Baie mooi
- Retha Liebenberg

Augrabies
Augrabies is truly a hidden gem of SA. The night drive at Augrabies National Park is really great and it gives you the opportunity to see the falls at night with the spotlights shining - amazing! The river rafting is also SUPER fun. Augrabies is definitely a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
- Nastassja Sonnekus

Augrabies
Augrabies is asemrowend. Was baie bly ons het die draai gery om dit te sien. Wil weer gaan. Het baie tyd spandeer op die uitkyk plekke, veral Ararat. Augrabies is een van die plekke om te sien in SA.
- Manda Du Plessis

Augrabies
The footpaths have been greatly upgraded.
- mario grobler