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3. CHAMPAGNE’S CASTLE

Height        3 377m Province     KwaZulu-NatalRead More

2. INJISUTHI

Height         3 408m Province     KwaZulu-NatalRead More

1. MAFAMADI

Height        3 450m Province     KwaZulu-NatalRead More

9. MAGOEBASKLOOF

Province: Limpopo

Limpopo province as a whole has over 600 recorded species, and 90% of all raptor species found in the country. In this upper crescent of South Africa, roughly north-west, north and north-east of Johannesburg up to the Limpopo … Read More

8. OVERBERG

Province: Western Cape

When you drive through the Overberg region of the Western Cape, keep an eye out for South Africa’s national bird, the blue crane, that gathers in numbers on the wheat fields here. During spring and summer, breeding … Read More

7. KGALAGADI TRANSFRONTIER PARK

Province: Northern Cape

If raptors are your thing, then the Kgalagadi is the place to be – over 40 species have been identified in this region. The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park was declared in 2000, formalising an ecological entity that was … Read More

9. GREATER BRANDVLEI

Province: Western Cape Capacity: 474, 046 megalitres

Travelling southwards, the Greater Brandvlei Dam is sandwiched between the R101 to Cape Town and the R43 to Hermanus. Greater Brandvlei Dam is an earth-fill type dam located on a tributary of the … Read More

8. THEEWATERSKLOOF

Province: Western Cape Capacity: 480, 200 megalitres

Approximately one and a half hours drive from Cape Town, just outside the town of Villiersdorp, Theewaterskloof Dam is a large impoundment with a capacity of 480 million cubic metres when full and … Read More

7. KRUISMANSRIVIER

Province: Western Cape Capacity: 637, 900 megalitres

The most straight-forward definition of a ‘reservoir’ is ‘a natural or artificial place where water is collected and stored for use, especially water for supplying a community, irrigating land, furnishing power, etc.’ A … Read More

6. BLOEMHOF

Provinces: North West & Free State Capacity: 1, 240, 200 megalitres

Fed by the Vaal River, the Bloemhof Dam is one of the largest in South Africa, covering an area of some 25 000 ha and reaching over 100 km … Read More

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