The Augrabies Falls is a waterfall on the Orange River, South Africa, within the Augrabies Falls National Park. It totals 191 metres in two drops. The original Hottentot residents named the waterfall Ankoerebis, "place of big noises", from which the Trek Boers, who settled here later on, derived the name Augrabies.
The gorge at the Augrabies Falls is 240 m deep and 18 km long, an impressive example of granite erosion.
It is possible to experience the falls in a unique way with charter flight from Upington through http://www.upington.com Walker Flying Services. (...) more…
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