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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:56 pm

Lesego wrote:To view the illuminated waterfalls at any other time, guests are encouraged to make a reservation at the park or to book a dinner at the new restaurant, the Quiver Tree.


I didn't know about this illumination!

How long has it been going on?

Did I miss the press release?
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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby kite » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:22 pm

I think this is the press release! Les said it started in December.

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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:38 pm

Hi BB have a look here..............Falls at night

Augrabies Guru wrote:Morning all
Last night drive was a bit different, had to go out with the media, so the drive was limit to Oranjekom, we did saw giraffes in the area of Moonrock as well as a herd of eland close to Oranjekom waterhole.

After this a visit at the falls to look at the new system of lights, which will enable visitors now to even have a LOOK AT IT DURING THE NIGHT.
Not the whole night :) .
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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby Sawubona » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:53 am

Been there in Des 2012, but unfortunatley for us it was raining, thus didn't see the lights :(
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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby kite » Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:04 am

It must be awesome!
Maybe A.Guru will post some photos for us. Please! :gflower:

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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:24 pm

kite wrote:It must be awesome!
Maybe A.Guru will post some photos for us. Please! :gflower:

I second that!
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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby Jonkers » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:41 pm

nice, will see it in July!

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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:05 pm

If I remember I'll post some tonight that I took December......... :thumbs_up:

If I don't remind me somewhere over the weekend to do that!!!!
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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Mar 19, 2013 3:10 pm

Here you go...........

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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby kite » Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:01 pm

Magical, can almost hear the roar!

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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby Fotomaljohan » Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:54 pm

Here is a picture I took of the illuminated Augrabies Falls on the 4th January this year, but unfortunately unlike other years this time, not much water came down over the falls!

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…..and this is the illuminated pathway towards the falls! I am of the oppinion that Augrabies is one of the best kept parks in RSA!
Well done! All the lookouts and 'catwalks' have been beautifully restored after the massive floods of two years ago!

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Re: View the Falls illuminated at night at Augrabies

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:05 pm

:thumbs_up:
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Re: Augrabies: Scenery videos pics etc

Unread postby Robbert » Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:04 am

Scanning through my 2003 (first) digital pictures I found some nice Augabies ones, this one is shot inside the camp while we were walking back from the falls to our tent.
In 2003 there was no boardwalk to mention of and hardly any fences to protect people from falling into the river.... :shock:

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Re: Augrabies: Scenery videos pics etc

Unread postby Robbert » Mon Jul 28, 2014 1:44 pm

One of the magnificent groups of Aloe.....as seen in 2003. Today there are far less of these beautiful plants left :(

Does anyone knows what's the cause of the decline?

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Re: Augrabies: Scenery videos pics etc

Unread postby Robbert » Thu Aug 21, 2014 5:17 pm

One of the most beautiful Giraffe sightings we ever had, we love the view with the rocky background matching the colour of these majestic animals!

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