Gaborone Dam, Gaborone

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Pay a visit to Gaborone Dam, a dam supplying water to the city of Gaborone. The dam, constructed in 1964, is an earthcore fill structure that captures water from the Ngotwane River. You can participate in a range of entertaining water activities at the dam, with an avid yachting scene on the northern side of the lake, a fishing club, and a park containing playgrounds and boating facilities. Keep your eyes peeled for a range of different exotic birds, or go windsurfing or jogging in the area. Swimming is prohibited because of crocodiles in the dam. Gaborone Dam is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Gaborone Edition.
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  • We just wanted to go and take a look at the dam, but the official at the boom gate said we had to go into town to fill out forms. Then said we could go in if we paid that person cash . Oh dear. Please...  more »
  • The size of the dam is a surprise, it's huge, it stretches and stretches. The Yacht Club is a lovely place to come and chill whilst enjoying fresh air and smell of fresh water. Best time to be there i...  more »
  • Dam supports water less rain in Botswana's capital Gaborone. Water accumulated during the rainy season and feel appreciated.
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