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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  • Wonderful to see the dam full g up. Sunsets,drinks and simple food make this venue fun, light hearted and not to be missed. Open Wednesday Friday Saturday and Sunday  more »
  • Perfect spot for relaxation and walk around the lake. Its worth the visit. There is a small restaurant available for basic food.  more »
  • A group of us decided to go to the area next to the Yacht Club to see the dam. The hotel arranged for local drivers who stayed with us for the whole trip. Arriving at the entrance there is security wh...  more »
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