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Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

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If you like views of hills and water this is the place to be. Turquoises shading to lightest blues... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Sally W
Montrose, United Kingdom
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This is one of the most beautiful dams in the country. Visiting there is just so breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Clarens, South Africa
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
R74 Between Harrismith and Bergville, Harrismith, South Africa
+27 58 622 3520
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Reviewed 19 December 2018

What a site to behold! The Dam is beautiful and anyone passing must stop off and take the views int.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Great scenery, relaxing place to go to and enjoy the scenery and nature. Camping site and chalets available, water activities as well to do.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank George N
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Other than the mind blowing scenery and oblivious nature and free roaming wild animals the chalets are not well looked after at all. The curtains are extremely dusty and reeks. The beds and bedding are old and looks worn out. The bathrooms are stained and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Sterkfontein Dam is truly awesome. The area surrounding it is the reserve which is huge . We found it well maintained but sadly saw very little game. Perhaps this is because it is so vast. Stunning scenery of magnificent mountains and the Dam. Birding good

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dacabs
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

If you like views of hills and water this is the place to be. Turquoises shading to lightest blues with tawny russet reflecting. Relaxing walks in beauty.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sally W
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful dams in the country. Visiting there is just so breathtaking . Such a beautiful view

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aaltjie
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

One of the beautiful and breathtaking nature reserves the Free State Province has to offer. Its definitely a must see. There are springboks, wildebeests,zebras and many more animals to see on your way to the dam. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view and great scenery. Well maintained and would recommend as a must see for all travelers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnupR123
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A place to be when you really need some space. Time spend alone with your creator. God is great, amazing how nature reacts to you when you have that moment of being alone with God. Clean, nice Lodge facilities, accommodating and calm staff. Facilities for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank tsietsi2018
Reviewed 19 June 2018

What a special piece of heaven on earth! The colour of the water, the park, the lodging... what a blessing!

Date of experience: January 2018
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8 May 2018|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t tried booking there but a hotel instead in Clarens, which is not far away. Plus there are more restaurants and shops in the town. It’s also typical for some lodges and chalets to not reply immediately. If they have... More
22 January 2018|
Response from AlmaV163 |
Hallo, ons ry die 25ste uit Limpopo oppad Kaap toe en wil graag een nag met karavaan oorstaan by die dam. Ek kry egter geen antw by enige van die gelyste nommers nie. Hoe nou gemaak?
19 October 2017|
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Response from Ronel H |
hi Kobus, did you go camping at Sterkfontein? We last camped their 4 years ago and had a wonderful time. We would like to know how it is because we are planning to go early January 2018. We wondered about security though ?