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Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

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Just Passing By

Might be worth the visit when in Clarens for the panoramic view. There are lodges within the area... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Michelle C
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Johannesburg, South Africa
A must see

Great views and accommodation. Friendly staff that are always willing to assist. Great location to... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Leon F
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Springs, South Africa
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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R74 Between Harrismith and Bergville, Harrismith, South Africa
+27 58 622 3520
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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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

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Might be worth the visit when in Clarens for the panoramic view. There are lodges within the area but there may not be a lot of activities there. On a clear day, the landscape against the water and sky is just beautiful.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

A natural mesmerizing place where one can be at his or her own peace. The dam is quite big and one can drive at small dirt route, 4 by 4 drive would be best. The water is quite chilling and the bluish tinge is quite...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great views and accommodation. Friendly staff that are always willing to assist. Great location to explore the surrounding areas such as Clarence and Fouriesburg

Thank Leon F
Reviewed 14 July 2017

On a whim, I decided to take a quick break from the stress of city life and booked at the Qwantani resort in the Nature reserve. What a hidden gem!! Beautiful resort overlooking the Sterkfontein dam, clean, spacious units and so peaceful - will definitely...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Clear blue water with the back-drop of imposing mountains. Very scenic view. It is also an important hydro-electric project.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

We did a couple of day visits with family who were staying in the reserve. Self catering chalets are very basic but comfortable in a rustic way. If you are not fussy and prepared to "rough it" a little, it is great value for money....More

2  Thank MJ P
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The ablutions could be upgraded but the setting is awesome. Visited friends camping there. There was apparently no hot water to wash dishes but was hot water in the ablutions.

2  Thank TWIGGSWILLIS
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trin442
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
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Alma V
22 January 2018|
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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?
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Kobus C
19 October 2017|
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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 ?
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