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Gariep Dam Nature Reserve

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Visited Gariep Dam. Walked on the dam wall and took some nice panoramic photos over the water. Next... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
Alberton, South Africa
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The dam is a wonder of construction and quite a site when it is full and overflowing.

Lovely view sites looking over the dam wall. Picnic spots near the wall and The Forever Resort... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Gariep Dam, South Africa
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Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

We searched for the nature reserve and sadly couldn't find it! It must blend in so well with the countryside its indistinguishable from the surrounding area. We gave up the search.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank wilsonbamburghcastle
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Avoid if hungry and your expectation is for good quality and good service. The rooms are up to standard with a good shower and lots of hot water.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank neillr2016
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Beautiful dam with lovely view sites of the dam wall and the dam itself. The levels were a bit low, but still a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DayaFamily
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Visited Gariep Dam. Walked on the dam wall and took some nice panoramic photos over the water. Next took a drive down to the previous main road bridge and got good pictures of the majestic dam wall. A short drive up to the gates of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vernonv435
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

must do a tour of dam wall can be arranged at the offices near the dam wall there is signage indicating where to go it’s free and interesting only lot of stairs to climb very informative tour it takes you to the bottom outside of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank razz2924
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Lovely view sites looking over the dam wall. Picnic spots near the wall and The Forever Resort close by.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 919bennettb
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Awesome experience - looked like i was in Cpt - its green and well kept -- great experience and will recommends people friends and family at anytime to go and see

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gailoerson
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Wild animals like zebras, giraffe etc.. roaming in the reserve. There are few view points over looking the reserve and the dam with spectacularly views. A place worth to visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank hannesmyburgh1952
Reviewed March 6, 2018

An exquisite view of the Gariep dam out of your front door. Exceptionally spacious with a large bed and bath to boot. Every possible self catering amenity is present. The only draw back is a road right in front of the unit, although for us...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank JamesN3236
Reviewed January 23, 2018

I've been in Gariep couple of times last year it a wonderful place to visit with your partner for a romantic weekendor with your entire family

Date of experience: January 2018
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January 15, 2019|
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Response from razz2924 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we not sure about that as we stay most of the times at a dams view . Contact aventura gariep for more information
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Response from canada493 | Reviewed this property |
Plse call the resort it sleeps min 4 to 6 better when 2 pax stay in boutique hotel