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…]


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Jul 052011

South Africa (North West)
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 [Curious? Find out more…]

Vaal River & Vaal Dam

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Apr 012009
Vaal River & Vaal Dam

South Africa (Mpumalanga, Gauteng, Free State, North West, Northern Cape)
The Vaal River is a northern tributary of the Orange River. Rising at Sterkfontein Beacon near Breyten, in Mpumalanga province, it flows 1 210 km southwest to its confluence with the Orange near Douglas; the Vaal’s middle section forms most of the Free State’s northern provincial boundary.

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