Nov 122011

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.

Ebenezer Dam

Ebenezer Dam

The dam has a beautiful scenic spot for picnicking (Public) as well as other water sports, and even river raft trips can be organized for groups between 10 – 30 people. Bank fishing is very difficult at the dam as the banks are steep, but boat fishing is sure to pull in one of the following: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Carp, Kurper, or Barbel. There is also a pleasant campsite for overnight trips, with a slipway for launching boats. Unfortunately there is a fee for launching.

For more information on launching, fees and times contact The Boat Club on +27 (0)15 276 2341 or
Mobile: +27 (0)82 802 0888.


Location (23° 56′ 30″ S, 29° 59′ 1″ E)

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Kaya Khutso

Kaya Khutso

The three storey thatched Pension Kaya Khutso is situated on the edge of an indigenous forest, a perfect blend of colonial comfort and style. The area boasts of an incredible variety of plant and animal-life. There is an abundance of natural, cultural and historical attractions. Amazing walking trails, trout fishing, quad biking, abseiling and lots more. 5 en-suite Bedrooms, each with own balcony; a Luxury Honeymoon Suite, 2 spacious Family Rooms, 1 Wheelchair Friendly Room surrounded by stunning gardens and a braai area on a deck overlooking the forest make this a favorite overnight spot.





Don’t forget to drop in on Horst at Picasso’s Restaurant in Haenertsburg. “I live to delight my guests. Since I took over this little wooden restaurant in the mountains of Haenertsburg I am the happiest.” And so are his guests!





Magriets BnB

Magriets BnB

MaGriet’s B&B is situated in the picturesque village of Haenertsburg (7 Bok Street). Two spacious en-suite double bedrooms are provided, with DStv in each suite. Scrumptious breakfasts are Magriet’s trademark; she is known for her delicious meals throughout the area.

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