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“Pfft” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Howick Falls

Howick Falls
Corner of Falls Drive & Morling Street, Howick, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 11 things to do in Howick
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Cape Town
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149 reviews 149 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
“Pfft”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

As falls go, these are not that much of an attraction at all. There was only a moderate amount of water tumbling about 100 m down. The surrounding area of the town is run down and the site offers nothing except a viewing platform and lots of curio sellers.

Visited January 2014
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Cary, North Carolina
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130 reviews 130 reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“OK as falls go”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Worth a visit if you are in the area but I wouldn't go out of my way just for this. High falls but not overly impressive. Lots of local vendors and some quaint little shops that are mostly overpriced.

Visited December 2013
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Johannesburg
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Walking down memory lane”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Felt like walking down memory lane as I remember going to this place during our school tours more than 30 years ago. Nothing has changed and that feels good.

Visited December 2013
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“There is room for improvement”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Though the scenery is very good, the patio where visitors stand has room for improvement, the guides some times come with you and sometimes not. A little shade will help to give shelter from the rain that seems to get you off guard most of the time. The stalls around are growing and now have a good variety of products, however their prices seem higher than some of the shops near by, this does not make sense.

Visited December 2013
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Ascot, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

It is amazing to see such high falls with torrents of water coming over - obviously due to the recent rains. Pity about the locals doing their laundry at the top though and hanging their sheets and blankets next to this utterly beautiful scene.

Visited December 2013
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