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Avis Dam Nature Reserve

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Airport Road, Windhoek, Namibia
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Stunning, visited multiple times!

Really beautiful and peaceful, loved it here so much. You can walk all around the damn, some of the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
RVMallett
Out in nature!

We went to Avis Dam to look at birds. there are a few footpaths around the dam, but unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
sandraendawie
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Boksburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good26%
  • Average38%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
7 Sep 2017
“Stunning, visited multiple times!”
11 May 2017
“Out in nature!”
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Airport Road, Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Really beautiful and peaceful, loved it here so much. You can walk all around the damn, some of the plants get stuck on you though but thats just nature!

Thank RVMallett
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went to Avis Dam to look at birds. there are a few footpaths around the dam, but unfortunately only one bench on the dam wall to sit on. A birdhide would be very nice!

Thank sandraendawie
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is a place close to Windhoek where people do their jogging. With dogs preferably. Nice around the water, and in the buch. No real risk, but people prefers to have their dog with them.

Thank TanitNimes_France
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Avis is a fantastic sunset walk. There is not much water in the Dam but a great scenic walk non the less. You pay N $25 to enter the reserve. Which I find quite expensive myself. The only off putting thing is that there is...More

Thank jenna i
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I find it rather sad that this dam is empty - a nature reserve dam - and other dams upriver has water.... someone not sharing. However, the birding is still good around here, but if you would like a spot of water, Heja Lodge on...More

Thank NamCrit
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Access is easy. Yes, there is a dam; no, there is or was no water at all although at times there may be some. The floor of the "reservoir" is hoist to cisticolas and pipits, the rocky walls have rockrunners, the surrounding area has weavers,...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

I went to this place late afternoon, and it seems it's mostly for dog owners to stroll around with their pets. At the entrance you have to pay a conservation fee for each person and car, but due to the drought during summer there's no...More

Thank bagg99
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We visited the dam in spring and it was completely dry. However, there were birds and other small creatures to watch and we enjoyed the dam to ourselves.

Thank Bohnjarton
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

It is a nice Windhoek getaway just a few minutes from the centre. Good to have a walk in nature. Landscape is beautiful but you must know that the hard drought didn't leave any water left for us to enjoy the dam. Let's hope 2016...More

Thank Bruno I
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you want to relax in Windhoek's nature than this is the place to be. There are several walking trials.

Thank WillemHWindhoek
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