Injaka Dam

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Mar 262012
 
Injaka Dam

South Africa (Mpumalanga)
Close to Kruger National Park, the Panorama Route and Hazyview, Injaka Dam is a fairly new project, completed only in 2002. There is still plenty of standing timber and boaters are advised to be extremely cautious.
The dam was constructed in the Marite river, which is adjacent to the Sabie river in the Mpumalanga / [Curious? Find out more…]

Loskop Dam

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Mar 192012
 
Loskop Dam

South Africa (Mpumalanga)
The Loskop Dam Nature Reserve comprises 23 000 ha of pristine Mpumalanga bushveld. The Loskop Dam in the reserve is 27 km long and boasts a 2 350 ha water surface.
The dam is a popular destination for fishermen, and hosts the annual Light Tackle Boat fishing competition. The abundance of water in the reserve makes it [Curious? Find out more…]

Bronkhorstspruit Dam

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Mar 182012
 
Bronkhorstspruit Dam

South Africa (Gauteng)
With more than 200 recorded bird species, Bronkhorstspruit Dam nature reserve is the ideal place to witness the avian Highveld diversity. Usually referred to as “Bronkies”, the lake not only appeals to birders, but also anglers who are interested in the fish living in the large dam.
The nature reserve is on the southern [Curious? Find out more…]

Kosi Bay

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Mar 032012
 
Kosi Bay

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
The Kosi Bay Nature Reserve lies on the coast in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal and surrounds the unique and beautiful Kosi Bay lake system which is part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site. This system consists of four lakes and a series of inter-connecting channels which eventually drain, via [Curious? Find out more…]

Ebenezer Dam

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Nov 122011
 
Ebenezer Dam

South Africa (Limpopo)
Ebenezer Dam is fed by the Groot Letaba River, near Tzaneen, covering about 386 ha at 1,360 m of elevation. Ebenezer is quite different to Tzaneen, being situated high in the Magoebaskloof. It is a cool, clear lake, often covered by rolling mist in the morning hours.
The dam has a beautiful scenic spot [Curious? Find out more…]

Tzaneen Dam

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Nov 122011
 
Tzaneen Dam

South Africa (Limpopo)
Tzaneen Dam is set in the tropical area of South Africa, surrounded by tea, banana and fruit plantations. Only an hour’s driving away from the Kruger National Park, this wilderness area incorporates the dam basin and a peninsula, with plenty of angling and fishing opportunities.
Previously known as Fanie Botha Dam, the lake is fed by [Curious? Find out more…]

Bloemhof Dam

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Nov 082011
 
Bloemhof Dam

South Africa (Free State, North West)
The Bloemhof Dam is one of the largest dams in South Africa, covering an area of some 25 000 ha and reaching over 100 km upstream from the dam wall. The dam is fed by the Vaal River.
Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve hosts a wide variety of plains game with particularly [Curious? Find out more…]

Hartbeespoort

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Jul 052011
 
Hartbeespoort

South Africa (Gauteng)
The Hartbeespoort Dam, surrounded by the majesty of the Magaliesberg mountain range, is a popular destination for weekend getaways or day trips. All water sports may be enjoyed including para-sailing, windsurfing, water and jet skiing.

With about 56 km shoreline, it is a popular week-end getaway for both Pretoria and Johannesburg, and as such, [Curious? Find out more…]

Mlalazi River

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Sep 172010
 
Mlalazi River

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
Umlalazi Nature Reserve

This unique coastal reserve stretches along the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, just outside Mtunzini. Established in 1948 as a protected area, Umlalazi Nature Reserve covers 1028 hectares.
Offering several forms of relaxation, Umlalazi is home to one of the rarest birds of prey in South Africa, the Palmnut Vulture.
Along the river banks, African [Curious? Find out more…]

Lake Phobane

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Mar 202010
 
Lake Phobane

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
Lake Phobane (previously known as Goedertrouw Dam) is reached via the NkwaliniValley between Eshowe and Melmoth, a region which was once the heart of King Shaka’s Kingdom.
The dam is set in the Umhlatuze Valley with the Mabelebele Mountains offering a spectacular backdrop. It was completed on the uMhlatuze River in 1980 to provide an assured water supply [Curious? Find out more…]