Lake Naivasha

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May 072014
Lake Naivasha

Kenya (Nakuru County)
With a stretch of 13 kilometers across and 5 meters deep, Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake and one of the Great Rift Valley lakes. Within an hour’s drive north west of Nairobi, Lake Naivasha is a good place for excursions or weekend getaways. This lake draws a good number of wildlife [Curious? Find out more…]

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…]

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…]


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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…]

Oct 102010
Bangweulu Wetlands

Zambia – Northern Province
‘Where the Water Meets the Sky’, and true to its name, Bangweulu’s endless floodplains of grey-blue waters disappearing into the horizon, blending completely with the color of the sky, make it impossible to tell just where the horizon is.
Likened to Botswana’s great Okavango Delta, the Bangweulu Wetlands are situated in the Northern Province of Zambia. The Bangweulu [Curious? Find out more…]

Nov 122009
Gambia River

The river is “The Gambia”. Literally, the country exists as a small strip of land area to either side of the river. People say: “The Gambia River is the Gambia and the Gambia is the River”. It is a major tourist attraction and the dominant feature running through the heart of the country.
This West African [Curious? Find out more…]