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R511, Chameleon Village, Madibeng, South Africa
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All reviews water hyacinth cable car narrow bridge nice scenery both sides holiday home single lane lovely area sight seeing flea market self catering chameleon village well worth the visit nice outing cape town take photos great place to visit
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a beautiful place and enjoy that everything is close by and we could easily get around n nt get lost. Locals r friendly and even our accommodation we were happy... Would definitely visit again

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kylieparemore123
Reviewed yesterday

A nice place to park, get out of the car and walk around while you admire the ingenuity that went into constructing such a small dam that forms such a large lake. The outlet is an amazing water fall. Beautiful during the day and at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank D7814SXrobertn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing experience for little ones especially because we stayed at Mount Amanzi, which is on the crocodile River and thus visible from this vantage point. There are 360 degree views of the beautiful dam and the river including the gushing waterfall effect...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FazOost123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love bringing our overseas tourist here and one day of exploring is just not enough ... Need to come back next week

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hekpoortheksie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a truly amazing place. Such a nice area, beautiful scenery all around. It's quite a busy place, but worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stepi922
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dam itself has had to have another clear up of water pollution, which is so sad. The Chameleon Village has lost its ethnic edge and is really ethnic junk. Even overseas tourists may find that what is on offer is not very special. Such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very impressive structure but let down by having all the walks around it closed off. The paths are still there but no access to them - this meant that any photos were all "downhill" ...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidrI402VX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A dam with fantastic potential. A pity that the powers to be have given up on trying to rid the dam of unwanted hyacinth which is busy choking the dam and hampering sking, yachting and other water sports. Once a beautiful water retreat became a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LES S
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Waaaauw Hartebeespoort dam was nearly clean from the hiasinth's I was so happy so see the dam is again clean from that growth??? At least now we could see nice water again....??

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hendrinal
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Scenic, good for relaxing the mind. Stunning views of water, boats, mountain. Quiet place. Drive friendly. Hot in summer. Good for pictures. Vendors are selling momentos. Tourists attractions in the area: zoo, boating, restaurants, etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank setimelamazui24
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3 January 2018|
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Response from jenithmv | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee to see the dam. There are boat rides that are offered by private operators at their rates. You can find out more details on Google.
24 June 2017|
Response from colleenlingwood | Reviewed this property |
There is accommodation all around the dam. The best would be to search for the best one depending on your budget requirements. Ty different websites.
27 December 2014|
Response from Timmy M |
There is no entrance fee to walk on the dam wall but if you want to sail on the dam you must pay the tour guides.