Kakamas Accommodation

The small town of Kakamas is situated in South Africa's beautiful, sparsely populated Northern Cape. The town is blessed with a wealth of history, as well as a picturesque setting on the banks of the Orange River. Established in the late 1800's, its existence harks back over 200 years, and evidence of the original settlers can still be seen.

The town came into existence thanks to the Dutch Reformed Church which set up a colony of farmers who'd lost everything they had to drought. In exchange for their labour on an irrigation project, they were given land which then benefitted from the water system.  Those farms flourished and today the fertile valley is known for its vineyards, peach orchards, cotton and lucerne. The hand-built canals, tunnels and ancient water wheels are still in use and are of particular interest to those with an engineering bent.

The town lies at the intersection of the N14, which connects Upington to the coast, and the R64, which goes northwards to the Augrabies Falls National Park. It is also in the heart of the Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy, one of the first areas to be returned to its original inhabitants after the fall of Apartheid. This area constitutes part of the Kalahari, and just beyond the bounds of the settlement's fertile ground, the landscape reverts to its brown, dry hills dotted with wild fig and quiver trees.

Among the Kakamas attractions are hiking, mountain bike and 4x4 trails, the Riemvasmaak Hot Springs, the aforementioned waterways and the nearby Augrabies Falls - more than enough to keep you occupied for a few days.

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From R980* unit


Vergelegen Guest House was built especially with keeping the guests needs in mind. Situated on the outskirts of Kakamas on a beautiful farm setting near the world famous Augrabies Falls. One overlooks... More Info

From R1100* unit


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

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Kalahari River & Safari Co
21.4 km

From R350 pps


Perfectly situated between Kakamas and Augrabies our River camp offers the perfect respite from your weary travels. Our plush setting is the ideal destination for you. We offer camping, caravanning, t... More Info

The Falls Guest House
21.8 km

From R1835* 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

Augrabies Backpackers
23.8 km

From R195 pps


Augrabies Backpackers is the legendary base of a whole generation of river and desert adventure people. We offer guided half-day river rafting trips on the Lower Orange River as well as hot air-balloo... More Info

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Tkabies Camping & Self-catering
27.6 km

From R120 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

Augrabies Valle
31.6 km

From R400 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

Kalahariwater
32.2 km

From R80* unit

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Welcome to Kalahari Water your Farm Home on the banks of the Orange River. Kalahari Water is part of a fully functional farm on one of the multitude of islands forming the community of Keimoes. You'll... More Info

Dundi Lodge
33.1 km

From R695 pps


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 Overlook
34.4 km

From R385 pps


Three thatched chalets and a family suite with two bedrooms, all have a spectacular view of the Kalahari Desert and the vineyards of the Orange River Valley. Conveniently located, in the center of Kei... More Info

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Kakamas Reviews

Kakamas
A lovely little town with a lot of friendly people.
- Arie Minkovski

Kakamas
Nice little town. Just to be aware that there is not much in the line of food shopping, especially after a long drive, getting there late. So best to get your supplies in one of the big towns before you get there.


Other than that, very pleasant, friendly people.

- Johan Von Backstrom

Kakamas
Lovely clean town. Amazing people. I will love to stay here!
- Francois De Villiers

Kakamas
Lovely scenery, very friendly people.
- Marie Luus