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About Riemvasmaak Hot Springs

Riemvasmaak is found between the Orange and the dry Molopo Rivers. It is about 57 km from Kakamas and 170 km from the Nakop border post with Namibia. The area is 75 000 ha of sheer mountain desert and wilderness. The landscape was formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago.

Visitors can unwind in the hot springs with 80 m granite cliffs surrounding them. Two swimming pools are built at the hot springs, of which one has been shaped on a conversation pit.

Directions to Riemvasmaak Hot Springs

From the turn-off to Augrabies Falls National Park on the R359:

• Continue west for about 18 km to the Blouputs/Vredesvallei turn-off;
• Turn north and take the scenic route down into the Blouputs Valley;
• From the small pass you can see the new bridge and village at Vredesvallei;
• The tar road crosses the river and goes through the village;
• Follow this until it becomes dirt;
• The hot springs are 12 km up this road;
• A bit of clearance is all it needs.
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Reviews for Riemvasmaak Hot Springs

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Chantelle Brummer
29 December 2016

The road is quiet rough.

Keith/Heidi Smith
05 September 2016

good gravel road, interesting springs. The cliffs are impressive. Fun visit to Berg en Dal coffee shop.. as you come into town... had coffee and roosterkoek and vetkoek with butter, jam and cheese. Delicious!

Alison Duncan
26 September 2014

We stayed there in March 2013 with our Scottish cousins. It's a really interesting place to stay. We also had dinner supplied by the locals which was also rather interesting but delicious. Lying in the springs under the stars on a hot summers night is also a really cool experience especially if you live in a city and don't always get to see big skies at night.

leanne christie
02 January 2013

Thank you Clarissa and Remitheus! We loved our stay at the hot springs in the chalets and were pleasantly surprised by how comfortable they were. The electricity made the stay easy and we hope to return and to not only enjoy your hospitality but also to explore your beautiful landscape even more.

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Riemvasmaak Hot Springs is 28.1km from the centre of Augrabies , the nearest airport 108km (Upington Airport).
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