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4WD-Trail Khamkirri 4WD-Trail

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Located in South Africa :: Northern Cape (Great Karoo) :: Augrabies
Category: Activity :: 4WD-Trail

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Khamkirri 4WD-trail start/end
Dune
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Khamkirri rest camp
Dune

Description [ correction ]

There are 2 trails here, varying in length from 7 to 60km, and would take approximately 2 to 6 hours to complete. Low range gears are required to complete this trail, the vehicle needs good ground clearance, trail guides are available, but not obligatory, GPS waypoints are available, cellphone coverage is weak or intermittent, camping facilities and covered accommodation is available, food/catering or a shop with supplies is available, there is shade, swimming and drinking water available along the trails. It is ideally located as a base to visit any of the other attractions of the area, especially the Augrabies Falls - one of the six largest waterfalls in the world and one of the great spectacles of Africa. Khamkirri is an authentic semi-desert off-road trail that takes in some of the most awesome scenery the area has to offer. The trail traverses steep red dunes, great for perfecting your sand -driving skills, and there are a number of tricky descents and ascents encountered on the way to high, rocky outcrops. Khamkirri is blessed with an abundance of wildlife and the area is also a bird-watcher's dream. Camelthorn River Camp on the banks of the Orange River has equipped tents, or caravan and camping facilities. Homestead and Hunter's Cottage in the game area. The Bushcamp is ideal for tents and rooftop tents. Augrabies Falls 4x4 camp with A-frame log cabins and communal ablution, kitchen and braai area. Activities available includes game drives, horse trails, angling, bird watching, hiking and abseiling. Day tours, vineyard tours, Kalahari tours or river rafting can be arranged. Also visit Augrabies Waterfalls National Park or the Riemvasmaak hot spring.(Information supplied by DriveOut Magazine).

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Northern Cape, South Africa
Postal : P.O. Box 7, Augrabies, 8874, Northern Cape, South Africa
Contact : Henry
Contact 2 : Wimpie Strauss
Tel : +27(0)54 451 0325
Cell : +27(0)82 821 6649
Cell2 : +27(0)82 790 1309
Fax : +27(0)54 451 0036
Email : Click Here
Cellphone Reception : Good

Directions [ correction ]

Not available

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Fee/s : R165 pv - guided on request

Facilities [ correction ]
Camping, Swimming Pool, Restrooms, Shop, Landing Strip Nearby

Trail Information [ correction ]
Number of Trails : 2
Trail Length : 7 - 60km
Driving Time : 2 - 6 Hours
Difficulty Grading : 2 - 4 Rating
General : Low range gears are required to complete this trail
Vehicle needs good ground clearance
Trail Guides are available, but not obligatory
GPS Waypoints are available
The trail has substantial shade
Drinking water is available
Environmentally friendly practices are in place

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Town : Kakamas
Distance to Kakamas : 25km

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