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Address: Fish River Canyon, Namibia
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To be honest we enjoyed the warm water pool and made the best of it although it could do with maintenance. Camp sites are not allocated (first come, first serve basis); The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Langebaan, South Africa
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Langebaan, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

To be honest we enjoyed the warm water pool and made the best of it although it could do with maintenance. Camp sites are not allocated (first come, first serve basis); The ablution facilities are not well kept and in need of maintenance. Monkeys scavenge dustbins regularly, including any food at campsites. Use your resources, upgrade dustbin system and implement... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We spent 3 nights camping in Ai-Ais. At first glance its very nice, lots of campsites, but you must pick your spot well else you are on top of each other. However, I never had a hot shower - there was never hot water in the ablution block, no matter how many times I tried. This is really annoying especially... More 

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West Coast, Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a great time camping at the hot springs. We were warned by friends not to go here, but they could not have been more wrong. Kids really enjoyed the outdoor and indoor hot pools. Staff are fantastic and very helpful, there are always hot water in ablution block showers (obviously), not like other camps where you have to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Because we stayed here for one night 2 years back, we thought to give it another go, this time for a 7 day stay, for this trip to Namibia. My fiance was doing the Fish River Canyon hike of 6 days, and this ends at the Ai-Ais Resort, so it was ideal to stay there and wait for him while... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a pity! A very long journey for this?!!? The location is stunning and it is obvious that this place was originally well built but it has been sadly neglected. The management must be asleep because it is very badly run. There were no direction signs and a chronic lack of staff to advise where to go or what to... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stopped at Ai-Ais as our last stop before returning to South Africa. Being to excellent facilities in namibia, this was just a disappointment. Trudie at reception was very friendly and helpful though. The rooms were quite disappointing. Our mirror was broken, but it wasnt removed or replaced. The outside shower was dirty and the walls and floor were mouldy.... More 

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Ai-Ais was our first stop in Namibia and what a disappointment it was. We were really looking forward to a nice swim in the thermal pools but the they were cold. We couldn't bring meat into Namibia from South Africa and wanted to buy some but the shop was shockingly expensive (R80 for a pack of boerewors, R30 for a... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very disappointing. Accommodation was terrible, broken windows of our chalet was replaced with cardboard. it looks very delapitated. Reception Staff not too friendly. The restaurant is ok, but definitely not the best. Wouldn't stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our 3 night camping. Staff very helpful and friendly. Trudie was specifically great.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

After driving from Cape Town, Ai-Ais was a welcome stop. Road was abit rough in a sedan but we made it. Its beautiful to walk through the canyon and in the evening swim in the warm water pool. Camping is definitely the way to do it. When You leave go see the Canyon from above... breathtaking:)

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Address: Fish River Canyon, Namibia
Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Karas Region  >  Fish River Canyon

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