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We wanted to visit the falls on our first days in Oudtshoorn. We passed a sign that said the falls... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2015
toonvoets
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Bilzen, Belgium
Natures Healing Waters

True to it's name here the soul finds rest...in nature's healing waters. I would recommend the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
Beryl B
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Cango Caves Road, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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All reviews beautiful waterfall picnic area dirt road short hike a true hidden gem water coming down bit off the beaten track cango caves entry fee long drive south africa worth a visit falls nature forest 11km path
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

We wanted to visit the falls on our first days in Oudtshoorn. We passed a sign that said the falls were still open, but when we arrived at the entrance we saw it was actually closed. On the second day we returned. After a short...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank toonvoets
Reviewed 28 September 2015

True to it's name here the soul finds rest...in nature's healing waters. I would recommend the traveller spends at least an hour or two at Waterfall Rust and Vrede; BREATHE, swim in the crystal clear rock pools underneath the cascading waterfall and MEDIDATE on things...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Beryl B
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

If you are up for the drive, you will be rewarded with this amazing place of tranquillity. It is such an experience and so close to nature. Very assessable.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Nadalize B
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Yes we were crazy enough to go see the waterfall in the middle of the pouring rain. It was well worth it. My husband says we say it at its best because it was running. I hope to return when it is hot and we...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Crazyredpepper
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Although its a horrible drive to get up there, once there you wont regret it.stunning views of the waterfall and you can stand right at the bottom. unfortunately we didnt have that much time to explore as it closed at 16.30 but if we had...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank jessie b
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Loved this gem, but it is not equipped for huge crowds. No real space to relax...you will have to camp out on the rocks if you can find a spot. Lovely and safe for small kids to swim in though. Beautiful for pictures. You pay...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

Pleasant walk but there wasn't much of a waterfall to see as obviously December and no recent rains.

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Budget at least an hour of your time for this,as the road there is gravel an long. Costs R45 per car entering. Nice walk to waterfall and a nice view when you get there.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank chantellevdbijl
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Of course, it is a nice view on a nice spot. But if you have seen waterfalls more often, this one will not blow you away. Especially in summer, when the water stream is very thin. The meiringspoort waterfall, on the other side of the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank TSE11_
Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

The falls were recommended to us by others and are located on the Swartberg pass circle close to Meiringspoort and De Rust. It's a 200 metre walk up steps and slopes, which is trying in the sun at the end of the day. But you...More

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