Vanderkloof Dam, Vanderkloof

#20 of 22 in Parks in Northern Cape
The Vanderkloof Dam is situated approximately 130km downstream from Gariep Dam and is fed by the Orange River, South Africa's largest river. Vanderkloof Dam is the second-largest dam in South Africa, having the highest dam wall in the country at. The dam was commissioned in 1977; it has a capacity of 3187.557e6m3 and a surface area of when full. Other rivers flowing into this dam are the Berg River, two unnamed streams coming in from the direction of Reebokrand, the Knapsak River, Paaiskloofspruit, Seekoei River, Kattegatspruit and the Hondeblaf River, in a clockwise direction.
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  • This makes you proud of South African craftmans'ship. 2nd biggest dam (by vokume) in South Africa. Completed within 4 years. Totally PROUDLY South African work force. This Dam pumps a lot of GWHs for ...  more »
  • A very charming little town to visit. Sorry about the local Municipality that does not keep the very nice pool or resort area open and running. Great stop over for travelers and people that need to re...  more »
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