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Accommodation in Kakamas

 

 Accommodation in Kakamas – Kakamas Accommodation

Find accommodation in the most popular places to stay in Kakamas in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. Looking for Dinner Bed and Breakfast, Backpackers, Hotels, Inns, Game Lodges, Self Catering or other place to stay, Accommodation Africa South will soon provide you with a list of all the best destinations, things to do and see whether you are looking for a ‘naughty’ weekend away from the kids, an adventure, vacation or holiday accommodation or somewhere to stay because you are a travelling salesman, contractor or other profession that involves a lot of travelling and staying away from home.  We also plan to have venues and places where you can have conferences, conventions, expos,  special events like weddings, birthday parties, art, craft, and other exhibitions, as well as farmers or christmas markets and agricultural and other shows.  We also have a calendar of events in the Northern Cape and other places in South Africa if you wish to see whats on.

Kakamas closest city is Kimberley.  Other towns and settlements close by are; Augrabies, Marchand, Alheit, Nabies, Bladgrond,  Loxtonvale, Keimoes, Kanoneiland, Louisvale, Upington, with Pofadder, Groblershoop, Boegoeberg, and Grootdrink a little further away.

Check the linked establishments for their brochure page with amenities, facilities, website, contact information, and other details.

See below the table for more about Kakamas, its vicinity and neighboring areas. Below the table is a bit of history, emergency and other numbers, attractions in the area, what to do and see in and around Kakamas, and links to find out more.

Name of establishment Telephone……
Number
Rating Type of
accom
Price Pets Kids Wheel
chair
Add your listing here ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Kalahari Gateway hotel 054 431 0838 none conf A-G N N N
Vergelegen Guesthouse 054 431 0976 none gh A-G N N N
Palmhof Chalets 054 431 1111 none bnb/sc A-G N N N
Die Mas Boerdery gasteplaas 054 431 1150 none gf A-G N N N
Two Palms 072 745 7120 none sc A-G N N N
Meerkat Compound 083 633 9100 none bnb A-G N N N
Die Akker Gastehuis 054 463 0066 none gh A-G N N N
Add your listing here ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

 Venues in Kakamas

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Name of establishment Telephone Number Rating Type of venue Price Break away Kitchen WC Accessible
Show Grounds xxx xxx xxxx not yet Stalls for animals
Display cubicles, other
enquire y yes yes yes
Civic Centre xxx xxx xxxx none Hall
Conference rooms
enquire y yes yes no
add your venue listing here ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
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About Kakamas

Kakamas falls under the Siyanda district municipality and !Kai Gariep local municipality. Kakamas has an airport for smaller planes.

Kakamas History

It used to be known as Bassonsdrift;  at a place where the Orange River could be crossed more easily than at other places. Kakamas originated as a result of the Dutch Reformed Church where people congregated.

T’Kakemas means ‘place of the raging cow’, Gagamas is the name fr the ‘brown earth’ that women used to put on their faces, and kakamas is a korana word for ‘poor pasture’.  Your guess is as good as mine as to where the name of the town originated.

Water canals were built in an ingenious way and the locals built a hydro-electric system that produces more electricity than the town presently needs.

Attractions in and around Kakamas

Taste the nectar of the gods at Orange River Wineries. Delectable Cabernets, Shirazes, Chardonays, Chenin Blancs and sparkling wines to choose from. The raisins, dates, dried fruit, and export grapes are the main agricultural products with plantations of pecans, citrus and peaches vie-ing for attention.

Historic waterwheels  [bakkiespompe] still lift water a few meters in the canals ( few of them are still operational).

Kakamas CSM klipwinkel (shop) sells beautiful semi precious stones and other gorgeous jewellery.
Tha famous Augrabies Waterfall in the Augrabies Falls National Park is quite close.

Wonderwerk Cave, that has been inhabited for more than a million years, with cave art is near Kathu.

Events in Kakamas

What’s on in Kakamas

External Links

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Wiki – Kakamas

Helpful numbers for Kakamas

Emergency Services

Local Number enquiries 1023
International Enquiries 903
Time 1026
Tourism Info and Safety Line             083 123 2345
Police 10111
Ambulance 10117
SA Weather Service 82 162

American Express             +27 (0)11 359 0111
Diners Club             +27 (0)11 358 8400
Mastercard International (TF)             0800 990418
VISA International (TF)             0800 990475
Thomas Cook – Rennies (TF)             0800 998175
Europ Assistance             +27 (0)11 359 5000
Medical Rescue International             +27 (0)11 242 0242
SA National Parks Board             +27 (0)12 428 9111
Northern Cape Parks & Tourism Board

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