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A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses at Gariep Dam, South Africa

General Information

The Gariep Dam is South Africa’s largest water storage reservoir and is located on the Orange River between the Northern Cape and the Free State approximately 30 kilometres east of Colesberg.

Being surrounded by nature reserves, the Gariep Dam offers visitors both nature and water providing a peaceful atmosphere and holiday break.

Accommodation 

Gariep Dam has many accommodation options ranging from guest houses, Bed & Breakfast's, luxury lodges, camping facilities and self-catering establishments.  Gariep Dam was voted tourist town of the year in 2010!  Please view accommodation in Gariep Dam​ for more information.

Activities 

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 

Restaurants

There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!

Businesses 

Gariep Dam has a thriving tourist business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents and holiday makers.

See the businesses in Gariep Dam for a list of businesses at Gariep Dam, or add your own free business listing.

 

For more information on Gariep Dam, please see :

www.free-state-info.co.za

Gariep Dam Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.gariepdam.com
Telephone: +27(0)51 713 9300
Fax: +27(0)51 754 0071
Address: Transgariep Tourism Office

Tours

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