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South Africa Tourism Awards

Type: Accommodation – Resort
Category: Child Friendly

Motivation for award: Our convenient location and setting is perfect for families and friends wanting to explore the Northern Capes Hidden Gems. Prime River frontage and our Ideal location ensures easy access to all other tourism attractions within a 50km radius. our variety of fun inhouse activities along with our quality restaurant and bar are wonderful added amenities for guests. Offered for all ages and stages. Our quality restaurant and bar are wonderful added amenities for your convenience. Family, nature, adventure and relaxation are our main focus.

Region: Northern Cape / Kakamas Riemvasmaak Augrabies


Yes it’s time

Family Holiday destination on the Orange River 14km upstream from the Augrabies Falls National Park. Stunning accommodation, fun river and land based inhouse activities, swimming pools, walks, drives, birding. Delicious meals are lovingly prepared in our restaurant complimented by ice cold beverages from our bar ensuring convenience and extra relaxation for all our guests. Our Ethos is family first so guests can ensure they maximize quality time without all the distractions for modern technology. Heading outdoors to explore gets you back in touch with self and family.

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Amorie van Rooyen – 17.05.2022
Just spectacular!

Linmarie Venter – 16.05.2022
Khamkirri…..A breath of fresh air that stole a piece of my heart!! Will definitely return for a third time and counting. A definite vote from the Venter Family

Marli Van Wyk – 16.05.2022
Khamkirri… It’s absolutely stunning

Aubrey – 16.05.2022
Khamkirri has my the place

Aubrey – 16.05.2022
Khamkirri has my the place

Aubrey – 16.05.2022
Khamkirri has my the place

Claudine – 15.05.2022
Khamkirri has my vote! The best getaway place to go to when you need to forget about the busy life and work that consumes most of one’s time. Great Destination, Great prices =Great Holiday!!

Huysamen Cristal – 14.05.2022
Amazing views, we go as often as we can to enjoy the cycling, hiking an canoing. We always stay at the log cabins which are perfectly furnished for self catering and includes all the essentials needed for a natures break away!

Hendrik Roux – 14.05.2022
Awesome place!

David Vermeulen – 14.05.2022
Been there, AWESOME resort!

Arina Vermeulen – 14.05.2022
We only stayed for 2 nights, but could easily stay for 2 weeks! Friendly staff, clean, beautiful and kids loved the scorpion adventure!

Ken McLuckie – 14.05.2022
Great campsites with amazing views over the Orange river from the deck, especially at sunset.

Penny Nel – 14.05.2022
Fantastic place, great service, wonderful people, your just getting better every day.

Karolien Nell – 13.05.2022
Awesome place to stay!

Jade Pienaar – 13.05.2022
Best vacation destination, event venue, and so much more

Yolande Valentin – 13.05.2022
Best place ever. Excellent campsites, tented camp and charlets. Love the personel. Best food. Most beautiful place in the Northern Cape

Chandre Bruwer – 13.05.2022
Love Khamkirri!

Vicky Herselman – 13.05.2022
Me and my family were there in June. The owners greeted us and was awsome friendly. My children that are in their 20s even played with their boys. Learned a new word….diepsharp. Going back soon.

Tertia Visser – 13.05.2022
Beautiful place, peaceful and with very helpful an friendly staff!!!

Hugo Van Staden – 13.05.2022
Khamkirri is n amazing plek vir famielies en verblyf is great en die personeel is vriendelik en behulpsaam.

Edna Coetzee – 13.05.2022
Please send me a travel voucher

Edna Coetzee – 13.05.2022

Bradley Baatjes – 13.05.2022
Absolutely love Khamkirri. An amazing place to spend your holiday which is run by an amazing family. Can’t wait for my next visit.

Bradley Baatjes – 13.05.2022
Absolutely love Khamkirri. An amazing place to spend your holiday which is run by an amazing family. Can’t wait for my next visit.

Bradley Baatjes – 13.05.2022
Absolutely love Khamkirri. An amazing place to spend your holiday which is run by an amazing family. Can’t wait for my next visit.

Grant Mountjoy – 13.05.2022
Love Kamkirri the hospitality is fantastic.

Marieta Smith – 13.05.2022

Jonker – 13.05.2022
Fantastic place

Ariëtte Cornelissen – 13.05.2022
Me and my family visit Khamkirri as often as possible. I absolutely love the nature and the safe environment for our kids!

Maria Jonker – 13.05.2022
We would love to travel to visit Khamkirri , met Liefde van die Jonker gesin van Upington

Paul Muller – 13.05.2022
Still the best.

Helena Pledger – 13.05.2022
Khamkirri is an amazing resort on the Orange river which boasts something for everyone. Fishing, swimming,rafting and visiting Augrabies falls to name a few.

Dickson Nicky – 13.05.2022
Amazing place with the friendliest and most helpful owners and staff

Monique Borain – 13.05.2022
Family friendly,close to nature and amazing service. What more could one want!!

Jeanie Seale – 13.05.2022
It is the best campsite we have ever been to and we are regular campers! The site is stunning, ablution clean, restaurant and bar is very affordable and the views amazing. The staff are all friendly and helpful and the cutest dachshunds! We cannot wait to go back. It was awesome!!

Lloyd – 13.05.2022
Amazing resort amazing place amazing people

Samantha Pretorius – 13.05.2022
Feels like our home away from home. Also got engaged here!!

Dale Swanson – 13.05.2022
I vote for khamkirri

Tshegofatso Nyalungu – 02.05.2022
Request voucher

Herman Bouwer – 15.04.2022
My absolute favourite annual destination. Treated as a king and some awesome staff and great place to be. My number 1 destination in SA.

Koch Malherbe – 13.04.2022
Exellent resort

Erin Friend – 12.04.2022
Beautiful place, I hope khamkirri wins !

Michell Greig – 12.04.2022
I’ve been told it’s the best resort on the planet, can’t wait to go

Warren – 12.04.2022
Beautiful scenery

Angelique Botha – 12.04.2022
Heaven on Earth!

Kristy Ansley – 12.04.2022
What an amazing gem! And run by the best people!

Nick Levesley – 11.04.2022
Good luck Phil and Danie!

Marzette – 10.04.2022
Khamkirri…lekke vibe for lekke people!

Brian – 10.04.2022
What an amazing place with the most amazing hosts. Danie and Phillipa really know how to create a life time memorable experience. You are both AMAZING

Margie Peens – 10.04.2022
I’mi voting for Khamkirri because its a unique oasis in an arid landscape. Wonderful hosts Danie, Philippa and Werner with their entire team always go out of their way to make our stay memorable. This place is n gem. We will keep returning every year Gid willing.

Chantelle Brummer – 10.04.2022

Francisca Botha – 10.04.2022
Khamkirri you are the best. The staff personal and owners can be very proud you are outstanding.

Néna Steenkamp – 10.04.2022
Khamkirri is n pragtige plek met die vriendelikste mense! Altyd lekker om daar te kom en vriendelik verwelkom te word deur Danie, Philippa, Werner en die res van die span, om nie te praat van die heerlike kos, pragtige kamp terrein en huisies, skoon toilet geriewe en groot swembaddens nie! Beslis n moet!

Doug Winterbottom – 10.04.2022
Awesome destination. Professional and friendly hospitality

Peter Raubenheimer – 10.04.2022
Best spot for families!

Sylvia Loxton – 10.04.2022
Go, go, go, Khamkirri

Gina sharon Clinton – 10.04.2022
Absolutely love the character this wonderful resort brings to rejuvenate your soul in the wide open expanse of the northern Cape the staff making you want to enjoy and participate in the joy of the Outback the orange river brings together to celebrate life

Hannes Papenfus – 10.04.2022
Baie mooi plek, met vriendelike mense.

Willem Dumas – 10.04.2022
This place is unbelieveable. It is the hospitality and the unbelievable sunsets you receive during your stay with the hosts that know what is the meaning of tourism.

Doug Winterbottom – 10.04.2022
A superb resort in a unique area of South Africa. Khamkurri offers Amazing service to their guests to compliment a magnificently scenic spot on the banks of the Orange River. Exciting outdoor activities suitable for the whole family.

Steven O’Callaghan – 10.04.2022
Awesome destination to relax and use as a base to explore the region

Niemand Jacques – 09.04.2022
This is a little jewel next to the mighty Orange River. I was dually surprised when I turned of the dirt road, drove through those massive gates and then reached the oasis next to the river. The chalets is awesome! The view at sunset are so romantic and serene that I’m definitely going back there very, very soon.

Elna van Tonder – 26.02.2022
Khamkirri… die plek waar ons harte kan rus…Beste diens, beste kos, asemrowende omgewing, vriendelike en hulpvaardige personeel. Soveel om te doen en te sien. Khamkirri is ñ juweel teen die oranjerivier… ons beste vakansies ooit begin en eindig by Khamkirri….

Gaedulwe Setlogelo – 26.02.2022
Khamkirri is the place to be, went for vacation there last year December and we got the best service, with friendly stuff, nice food and beautiful orange river views. It’s one of many examples of how beautiful Northern Cape is, I highly recommend it❤️

Kerryn Hansen – 25.02.2022
Khamkirri for a win ! #SouthAfricaTourismAwards

Denise Venter – 24.02.2022
Khamkirri #SouthAfricaTourismAwards

MacLarty Isaacs – 24.02.2022
everyone in the family is catered for in terms of interests and activities, the staff is friendly and they are there when you need them and when you need privacy they are discreet. Accommodation is awesome and the food is awesome and wholesome at the same time

Elise van Rooyen – 23.02.2022
Wonderful restful place to visit. Lots of activities. Friendly service. Comfortable cottages

Nelis Prins – 23.02.2022
Kamkirri my choice

Fred van Vuuren – 23.02.2022
Great place

Jancke Human – 22.02.2022
A must win. Also so friendly, great service and amazing food. The view is even better.

Lukas april – 22.02.2022
Friendly service overall excellent excellent will go their time an time again

Anri van Jaarsveld – 22.02.2022
Pragtige plek! Baie vriendelike en hulpvaardige personeel. Heerlike tye met goeie vriende.

Ane Mellet – 22.02.2022
Khamkirri Best ever experience!!

Nicky – 22.02.2022
We had such special family time at Khamkirri. Wonderful accommodation, super hospital hosts

Anita Malan – 22.02.2022
Looks amazing. Need to visit when we going down during our holiday

Erik Ludik – 22.02.2022
Very friendly hosts, always willing to assist, child friendly, accomodation very clean and caters for the hot summers in this area, definitely the best in the Northern Cape for me

Mariaan Kriel – 22.02.2022
Absolute stunning Place to visit. #southafricatourism

Bruuuce – 22.02.2022
Family adventure, close to nature

Werner Liebenberg – 22.02.2022
Great place and an even beter stay. Also great service.

Charl du Plessis – 22.02.2022
Stuning views, service and facilities all top class!

Hanneri Grobbelaar – 22.02.2022
Khamkirri is the best holiday destination in the Northern Cape.

Eleen Liebenberg – 22.02.2022
We went camping there a while back. Loved the atmosphere. Loved the staff. Absolutely friendly. Very clean. We wanted to braai. All the facilities was there, but we could not resist the steak from the restaurant. Awesome place. Can’t wait to go again.

Marzaan – 22.02.2022
They are the best

Nelda SERFONTEIN – 22.02.2022
Wow beautiful place

Andeline Smit – 22.02.2022
Never been to the Northern Cape and would love to get the opportunity to travel and visit the Northern Cape.

louise faber – 22.02.2022
Stunning destination, awesome people!

Bernice Griebenauw – 22.02.2022
Khamkiri is the best holiday destination situated on the banks of the Northern Cape with the most friendly staff and awesome accommodation facilities. We love Khamkiri & they sure deserve to win this prestigious reward!

Christo Van Zyl – 22.02.2022
Kan nie wag om in April daar te bly

Shanique Willis – 22.02.2022
Khamkirri is the best getaway destination. Perfect for a fishing weekend and enjoying quality food.

Ewald Kemp – 22.02.2022
Love Khamkirri! Been going there every year for the past 12 years. Can’t wait for my next trip to Khamkirri! Good luck!!

Mary Whitehouse – 22.02.2022
Good luck Khamikirri! You got this!

Karin Lubbe – 22.02.2022
Khamkirri is our favourite place to stay

Ricardo – 22.02.2022
Please vote for it to win

Kris – 22.02.2022

Sarah Jacob – 21.02.2022
Congratulations in advance

Collett Fourie – 21.02.2022
Absolutely stunning destination the most beautiful sunsets, just love Khsmkirri

Annalie Orlandini – 21.02.2022
Absolutely worth a visit

Rene Bylsma – 21.02.2022
Visited once and can’t wait to go back! Perfect for families.

Johannes – 21.02.2022
Great service and great food .Just ask for werner he will go the extra mile with his team.

Marizaan – 21.02.2022
Thank you

Liam Griebenauw – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri is absolutely beautiful

Nellie van der Merwe – 21.02.2022
The best resort to find yourself in the nature.

Coreen Kotze – 21.02.2022
Most beautiful place with the best hosts ever Danie & Philippa

Cecil van der westhuizen – 21.02.2022
Most beautiful place

Kamogelo Keme – 21.02.2022
The best place to visit for any occasion. Peaceful and Fun at the same time #Southafricanawards

Ferdie Wiese – 21.02.2022
Most defenately Khamkirri.

Lebogang – 21.02.2022
I’d be a great honour and privilege to have one of the best space khamkiri winning this category.

Darryll Daniel – 21.02.2022
We’ve been to plenty of riverside resorts / caravan parks in the Northern Cape. Since our first visit to Khamkirri about two years ago, my wife and I have not gone anywhere else seeing as the other resorts in the area do not compare. A lovely setting with excellent service and good facilities.

Van Schalkwyk Ane – 21.02.2022
Love Khamkirri!! Amazing views, people, food and drinks.

Lienkie – 21.02.2022
Stunning resort, awesome owners!

Thalita Links – 21.02.2022
Best ambiance and atmosphere

Robert Hanekom – 21.02.2022
Awesome resort,really in the middle of all attractions nearby,great hosts!

Sasha Bean – 21.02.2022
Truly a magical place! We visited 5 years ago and still talk about it! Exceptional hospitality and so peaceful. Love the rafting!

Dalene West – 21.02.2022
Fab spot!

Veronica van Schalkwyk – 21.02.2022
Pragtige plek, soveel om te doen en dan is Danie en Philippa die kersie op die koek!!!

Louise Lock – 21.02.2022
Amazing accomodation. Staff are friendly and we have made it our annual vacation, already booked for 2022. A piece of paradise

Eunika Mapanka – 21.02.2022
Khamkiri is a very nice and quiet please. Highly recommended for someone who want to have an quiet but also high quality weekend. The accommodation and food is also very good

Christie – 21.02.2022
Absolutely the best. Affordable, beautiful and friendly staff.

Nicolette – 21.02.2022
We had the best family weekend there with 2 young children

Terrance Jonker – 21.02.2022
Awesome plek!… we love Khamkirri… hoop julle wen!!

Manley Anthony – 21.02.2022
Holding thumbs for this great getaway spot. Super hosts Danie, Pippa and Werner.

Lianne Kotzé – 21.02.2022
Beautiful location

Cerina Kruger – 21.02.2022
Khamkiri to win! Best resort

Chanelle de haan – 21.02.2022
Absolutely amazing place and pleople!

Hendri Van Eck – 21.02.2022
Love your place Khamkirri

Jacques Esterhuizen – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri it’s a really awesome resort

Issebel Naude – 21.02.2022
Excellent holiday destination. I don’t do camping at all, but with the tent rooms available I had a great weekend!!

Hendri Van Eck – 21.02.2022
Love your place Khamkirri

Stella Vermeulen – 21.02.2022
Home away from home. Warm and friendly owners make you feel right at home. Best destination by far

leon fourie – 21.02.2022
Best accommodation in SA

Adri vd Merwe – 21.02.2022
Excellent place managed by excellent people!

Sharon Kadula – 21.02.2022
Indeed beautiful resort on the bank of the Orange River.Nice adventure activities for the whole family.

Suzi Manley – 21.02.2022
Of course I’ll vote for your gorgeous place

Helena Pledger – 21.02.2022
Wonderful accommodation, beautiful river and fun activities with excellent service if you eat or drink in-house. Highly recommended!

Ina Pretorius – 21.02.2022
Definitely the best!

Jolandi – 21.02.2022
The best place to be.

Jolandi – 21.02.2022
This a beautiful setting and the best breakaway place I’ve been too in a while. The staff is amazing and friendly. My heart is longing for another break we will be back soon with the whole family.

Tanja Cronje – 21.02.2022
Friendly staff and beautifull surroundings

Leonard Lengton – 21.02.2022
The best of the Kalahari

A.D. Malan – 21.02.2022
Great location, friendly and helpful staff. Great value.

Izak Moolman – 21.02.2022
Our favourite place to visit!!!

Craig O’Brien – 21.02.2022
❤️Khamkirri looks absolutely stunning! Must make a point of visiting in the near future as it’s on my doorstep and never knew it existed. Good luck❤️

Amelda Janse van Rensburg – 21.02.2022
Beautiful place

Helena van Wyk – 21.02.2022

Chanel Warkus – 21.02.2022
#southafricatourismaward..Khamkirri is nr1 heart of the Northern Cape

Liezel loots – 21.02.2022
Awesome place, with very friendly/helpfull staff!!

Michelle Griebenauw – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri is absolutely beautiful and the owners and staff gou out of their way to make you feel at home.

Patricia Smit – 21.02.2022
The place with the most beautiful sunsets!

Liezel Snyman – 21.02.2022

Quintin Jansen van Vuuren – 21.02.2022
This is truly a gem of a place. We have been coming here every year and will be visiting again in March. Coming from Pretoria this is definitely worth the drive. Keep it up guys!

Minette – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri is a great all rounder. Fantastic food , beautiful scenery topped of with exquisite hospitality. Khamkirri for the win.

Derrol van Wyk – 21.02.2022
Great place!!

Wimpie – 21.02.2022

Hein Eksteen – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri is a beautiful place run by beautiful people.

Naomi Kemp – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri is truly so deserving of this award! Danie and Phillipa and their team make each visit a great experience. One leaves there feeling revived and thankful for the experience #southafricatourismawards

Christin – 21.02.2022
Awesome place to be.

Roux – 21.02.2022

Roux Fourie – 21.02.2022
Awsome! #southafricatourismawards

Amy MacFarlane – 21.02.2022
An incredible resort with friendly and attentive staff and the most picturesque setting – a small piece of paradise

Janus de Jager – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri is our premium getaway camping spot in the Northern Cape and this at affordable prices. With beautiful sunsets over the river, variety of campsites to choose from and central to explore the region, it is second to none.

esterhuizen Katrien – 21.02.2022
Very nice very beautifull place to go for a sundowner or stayover

Annet van Greuning – 21.02.2022
The best to come

André Schoeman – 21.02.2022
The best. Worthwhile to visit.

Antoinette Van der Vyver – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri and its breathtaking views of the beautifull Orangeriver is just paradise in the heart of the Northern Cape!

Vicky Herselman – 21.02.2022
We were there in June 2021. The owners helped us and even came over to visit with us. We loved the interaction. The terrain was immaculate and the bikes and boats was nice to keep my grown kids busy. They should definitely get this award.

Alan Greig – 21.02.2022
One of the great places to visit in the world ! Epic holiday with amazing views and places nearby to visit ! Amazing food !

Olive Gerber – 21.02.2022
Best place ever

Werner Bouwer – 21.02.2022
It is one of the best family holiday destinations in the northern cape it gives you the full experience from breathtaking views over the river to mountain bike tracks and river rafting to get the blood pumping and an elegant restuarant over looking the river which offers the best meals and service in the area and with all that their accommodation all looks out over the river and is equipped for self catering with either air cons or water air coolers this is the best holiday destination in the green Kalahari and offers an experience like no other!!!

Tuane Nieuwoudt – 21.02.2022
Truly the best place in SA.

Stephanie Coetzer – 21.02.2022
Ons het al n naweek daar gebly en hulle diens is baie goed en die kos is heerlik, ons gaan ook gereeld om by die restaurant te gaan eet en n sundowner te drink.

Alicia Posthumus – 21.02.2022
Very lovely and relaxing place to be. The best in our Area. Best service and very friendly staff. Always an awesome experience when we go camping. And they make the best Nachos in the Northern cape!!

Nikkie Rautenbach – 21.02.2022
Khamkirri is such a beautiful place! #SouthAfricaTourismAwards

Clarice Adams – 21.02.2022
Most beautiful and most attractive tourism destination, offer many activities for both domestic and international tourists .Very friendly management and staff members and also kind and helpful.

Edna Coetzee – 21.02.2022
Please send me my R1000 travel voucher.

James Glover – 21.02.2022
We stayed at Khamkirri for 2 days and was very happy with the service we received from the staff. Even though the Orange river was in flood and we could not reach the restaurant area, Werner came to pick us up for dinner and safely returned us to the cabin. We will definitely be back for a visit.

Dominic – 21.02.2022
Great place with the best views!

Sherri-Lee Burger – 21.02.2022
Definitely the best travel spot for the family. The kids had a ball and the staff are so helpful and always friendly

Iain MacDougall – 21.02.2022
My Home from Home !!

philippa van zyl – 21.02.2022
Awesome place with awesome people.

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