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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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This morning at the filling station,
Black spitting cobra.
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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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:dance: nice specimen... but maybe not so close... at the filling station :doh:

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Awesome.......... :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Such a beautiful snake!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Thanks for all this info and the gorgeous pix, Augrabies Guru, we have wanted to see the park for a while but after browsing through this we will definitely make it a priority, hopefully this year in August. As a matter if interest, from the point of view of the falls looking good and the weather not being too hot, what would you recommend as the best time to visit?


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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Hi suzi-k,Welcome to the forum :) and my apologies for only answering now,have been on leave for a while.
It would really be up to you with preferences between cold and warm,because this is what you will get here cold in winter and hot in summer.
Game viewing,densities of animals are low and this is something which you can expect throughout the year,chances are there that you may see animals,just went out early and perhaps on a night drive.
Midges are also irritating during summer months,a repellent or a net over the head will keep them off.
The falls can also be look at during night time, this was also done for the heat during the day.


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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Sugar bird chicks
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This bat was found in Oranjekom toilet.
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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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:clap: AG, thanks for sharing stunning pics and Info :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Augrabies Guru! We have been at Augrabies on 6 March 2013, and were amazed by the beauty of the area! Since we only spent one night to see what it is all about, we didn't see Leopard or Bats, but you will have to read our upcoming trip report to take note of what we saw! :thumbs_up:

All I can say is that we were VERY impressed with the area, the camp, the restaurant, the chalet, everything! We will be back! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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@ Philip1,thanks a lot, the chicks of the sugar birds did not make it,think baboons get a hold of them.

@ Hilda,WOW!Thanks,the air is actually filled every night with bats,hundreds of them,last night coming from a drive I find one of them in front of the house,fighting of some ants.
I'm just glad that this area has left such a good impression with you and look forward to your next visit,unfortunately due to the truck which was not here,I also take advantage to took a few days off.


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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Hi Augrabies Guru, any photos of the night lights on the falls.


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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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@ Nannie,will do it tonight and post here :)


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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Ok I have tried to take pics but have failed,those that I have took are really to bad to post.
Instead I will post these,the first pics from last year December when the lights was put on,they are also in the Sanparks Times.
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And this one was took from the upper deck close to the main falls.
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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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WOW!!! That's great Augrabies Guru! Awesome pictures! :clap: :clap:

We will definitely go to watch it next year (2014) when we return during April for a three night stay! :dance: :dance:

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Here's two I took December.......

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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BEAUTIFUL pictures and what a sight! Thank you Lion Queen! :clap: :clap:

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