About Wagendrift Dam

Wagendrift Dam is a picturesque dam named after a drift through the Bushmans River used by transport wagons on their to the Witwatersrand goldfields. The dam is surrounded by the Wagendrift reserve, a protected area.
Boating and fishing are the main activities. There is a 3 km self-guided trail along the Bushmans River. Look out for fish eagle and black eagle which nest in the reserve. Species of fish include bluegill, bass, carp, eel and the occasional trout.

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Stan and Tilly Webster
21 August 2014

Wagendrift Dam is a beautiful spot for camping. One can swim, canoe, or ski in this idyllic setting. The bird life is amazing, as a fishing spot you won't be disappointed, and there are a number of beautiful hikes in the area.

Sam brayshaw
24 December 2013

Good and nice camping facillities

Nomathemba Dzinotyiwei
20 December 2013

Good picnic spot.

Accommodation near Wagendrift Dam

Alkamia B&B

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Old Beacon Hill

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The Riverhouse

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Wagendrift Dam Map

Wagendrift Dam is 7.6km from the centre of Estcourt , the nearest airport 155.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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