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About Nqweba Dam

Nqweba Dam is situated in the Camdeboo National Park. The dam was constructed between 1921 and 1925 and covers 1000 ha approximately.

The dam is excellent for bird watching and fishing. There is a large variety of water bird species and fish such as moggel, common carp, mullet, round herring and river goby.

The game viewing area on the north side of the dam has an abundance of wildlife, including buffalo, kudu, gemsbok, springbok and black wildebeest. The dam is also great for water sport activities such as canoeing, windsurfing and fishing.

Once a year a festival is held at the dam with live music, water contests and great beer.

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Accommodation near Nqweba Dam

Hunter's Lodge

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Pagel House B&B

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Sleeps 10 in 4 rooms

Guests hoping for a tranquil getaway with warm Karoo-style hospitality will not be disappointed when choosing to stay at Pagel House B&B. ...
from R650
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Aberdeen Self-catering Pty

11 Reviews
Sleeps 15 in 3 rooms

Aberdeen Self-catering is situated in the planes between the Camdeboo mountains in the small...
from R550
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Blue Door Bed and Breakfast

10 Reviews
Sleeps 13 in 4 rooms

Set in the centre of Aberdeen in the Karoo, Blue Door offers comfortable accommodation in a...
from R500
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Karoo Moons

1 Review
Sleeps 14 in 7 rooms

The urban chic style oasis and understated elegance of Karoo Moons Luxury Self-catering House in Aberdeen welcomes the weary traveller ....
from R900
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Aberdeen Biker's Camping

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Aberdeen Biker's Camping is situated in the planes between the Camdeboo mountains in the small historical Karoo town, Aberdeen. Also known...
from R240
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Nqweba Dam Map

Nqweba Dam is 58.9km from the centre of Aberdeen , the nearest airport 231.4km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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