The Gariep Dam Nature Reserve has the largest population of Springbok in any rnature reserve in South Africa.

Located on the Orange River in a gorge at the entrance to the Ruigte Valley, is the Gariep Dam Nature Reserve. The dam is the largest in South Africa expanding over 36 487 hectares. The dam is open to water sports including angling, canoeing, boating and skiing. The reserve has the largest number of Springbok in the country. The Gariep Dam Nature Reserve's tranquillity and beauty is a must for those seeking break from the rush of life.

Gariep Dam has many activities to keep visitors entertained.  Water sport on the dam is a big attraction with people coming from all over to enjoy the facilities.

  • Dam wall tours
  • Nature reserve - Game drives, angling, water sport, bird watching, bush camp for picnic
  • Forever resorts -  Putt putt, tennis, fishing, bowls, hiking trails, volley ball, swimming pool, splash pool for the kids, kiosk at swimming pool, trampolines, golf, sailing (own equipment ), canoeing (own equipment ), motorboat launch (own equipment ), entertainment programmes in school holidays, picnic and braai areas
  • Siloam Village -  Quad-bike game viewing trails, mountain bikes available for  trails, boat available to drop you off at an island for the day, fishing, hiking, etc
  • Orange Valley -  River rafting, horse riding
  • Boat trips on the Dam 
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