Augrabies Falls – The Falls Guest House
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Surrounded by a valley of vineyards and sweeping landscapes, the Falls Guesthouse (Four Stars) is the perfect place to stay when visiting the Augrabies Falls.

The Falls offers four luxurious private units stylishly decorated with heaters, air-conditioning, television and under floor heating. Each unit consists of a charming bathroom and fully equipped self-catering kitchen. A delightful breakfast is served next to the swimming pool at the lapa area in a quiet tranquil garden while enjoying the unique beauty environs. The bathroom experience is an absolute relaxing and peaceful enjoyment. Drying yourself with big luxurious fluffy towels, after taking a shower with its multifunctional showerhead and getting out of the shower stepping onto under-floor heated tiles, makes it a spa experience.

For cold winter nights there are barbeque facilities which can be used and for those hot summer days a sea blue swimming pool to relax and cool in. A stay in The Falls guesthouse is a truly relaxing and luxurious experience. The Falls Guest House is on the route to the Namaqualand, Richtersveld, Namibia, West Coast, Kalahari and Fish River Canyons and is the ideal base from where to explore the famous flower routes.

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Activities:

Game Viewing NAMAQUALAND - One of the beauties of the Namaqualand includes the Namaqua Nature Reserve Goegab. This flower park is situated 15km outside of Springbok. The park boasts 15000 ha with 600 native plants species as well as 45 small game species. This park is also a treat for the bird lover because of its 94 bird species. For the more adventures there are hiking, biking trails and 4x4 routes. To enjoy the beautiful Namaqualand plants one can follow the day route from Springbok to Steinkopf on the N7 from there to Vioolsdrift where one can enjoy a variety of succulents. Take the Port Nolloth turn to enjoy the Anenous route. Take the turn to Kleinsee and drive through Spektakelpass. This is a truly enjoyable flower route. There are three other flower routes that can also be followed. These are the Kamieskroon, Leliefontein and Garies routes.

Hiking Trails ADVENTURE -- If you are the adventurous type, you could include the Gariep 3-in-1 adventure trail to you’re holiday plans. On this trail you will travel +- 20 kilometers around the park; four kilometers rowing down the Orange River, four kilometers of hiking through a dry riverbed and 12 kilometers of cycling back to the camp.

Other Activities RICHTERSVELD - The Richtersveld National Park, the largest nature park in the Southern Hemisphere, lays rapped up in the arms of sun scorched lava ravines. This is an area where the language of the 17th era is still alive. In this mountain dessert, the only in South Africa, the most beautiful ‘gazania’s and biggest ‘Halfmens ‘tree can bee seen. This can be enjoyed from the comfort of you’re own 4x4 or while rowing down the river. What makes this park unique is the bareness, beautiful rock hills and mountains which reminds one of a moon landscape.
 
Rates:
Season Single Double
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Out season R 0.00 R 0.00
Remarks: Rates on request & include a continental breakfast provided in the fridge in the room. The guesthouse exists out of four modern stylish private units. Every unit has a spacious room, warmly furnished with a bathroom and fully equipped kitchen area. The tastefully decorated rooms consist of an air conditioner, heater as well as a television. Getting into a gracious bed under covers of soft crispy white duvets after an exciting and adventures day enjoyed in the Northern Cape, makes you feel like royalty, surrounded by style and luxury. Coffee and some homemade rusks in the fully equipped kitchen make an excellent late night feast. In the morning a delightful farm style breakfast can be feasted on at the lapa area watching over a valley of lush green vineyards
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Phone No
Television Yes
Radio No
Heater Yes
Roof Fan No
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Nearest Town:
Augrabies
Distance: 10km
Police: Yes
Hospital: No
THE AUGRABIES FALLS - Augrabies, the land of noise and desert. The mighty Orange River provides the main attraction at the Augrabies Falls National Park in the Northern Cape. The defeating cascade of Augrabies Falls plunges meters into a rippling pool. The pool below the falls, has given rise to several legends. According to one, it contains a fortune in alluvial diamonds washed down by the river through the ages. Some say that South Africa’s own “Loch Ness monster” lives in this pool. Activities in the park include 50 kilometers of game routes and footpaths. The park boasts a five kilometres Dassie hiking trail, which will take you to places such as Arrow Point, Twin Falls and Moon Rock. The fall on its own is a beautiful destination spot. Scenic night drives are organized throughout the year, and three swimming pools help to keep visitors cool in the sweltering heat. RESERVATIONS: Make a reservation enquiry (this is only an enquiry) by clicking on the reservation icon at the bottom of this page or contact the Farmstay reservation office: 039 313 0608 or phone August after hours on 082 882 7475. E-mail enquiries to August at august@farmstay.co.za
Tourist attractions in the area.
The Falls is on the route to the Namaqualand dassies, Richtersveld, Namibia, West Coast, Kalahari and Fish river canyons lays The Falls guesthouse overlooking the contrast of barren landscapes and lush green vineyards.

Any other information which may interest tourists to the area
RIEMVASMAAK - To the North of the mighty Augrabies Falls between the Orange River and the dry Molopo River, lies 75000 hectares of sheer mountain dessert wilderness, Riemvasmaak settlement with hot springs. Riemvasmaak offers the tourist a variety of activities as well as breathtaking, rugged beauty. There are three 4x4 routes that include sand and rocky driving, three hiking trails for the average hiker, a mountain bike route with sand and rock terrain and bird watching, including black eagle and the Namaqua dove. OPERATING WATERWHEELS - Eleven waterwheels are still used on the canals in Kakamas. They can be seen in Voortrekker Street or on the many canals running through the vineyards, lucerne and cotton fields. This is a highly economic method of pumping water from the canal to higher lying farmlands. Quite a few of these wheels are still in working condition.

Agricultural sites of interest in the area.
VINEYARDS AND WINE CELLARS - Kakamas is the home of one of the five largest wine cellars in the southern hemisphere. Wine tasting at the cellars and cellar tours during can be enjoyed in the harvest time. The Orange River Wine Cellar at Keimoes is the second largest wine co-op in the world.
The Menu
Dinner on request – South African cooking – no Halaal. Braaipacks available consisting of meat and or sausage, bread and salad. On request Continental breakfast provided in fridge in room

Farm Details
Farm Name/s:Oseiland - 350 ha
Farming Activities: Table grape farming for export
Farm History: The farm has been in the family since 1910

A bit about your hosts:
The Falls Guest House’s, hospitality has been enjoyed for years by guests in this area. As early as the 1920’s, guests have been experiencing great hospitality from Piet and Matty Nel. They are the grandparents of Piet du Plessis who, together with his wife Adele, are the proud owners of this beautiful guesthouse. Piet and Adele are the proud owners of this beautiful guesthouse
Piet and Adele are the proud owners of this beautiful guesthouse
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How to get there:
Route map supplied when reservations are made

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