Hartbeespoort Dam, Hartbeespoort

The river cascades across huge slabs of rock at Hartbeespoort Dam, an arch-type dam surrounded by the Magaliesberg mountain range. A popular weekend getaway, this dam cradled in the lap of the mountains was once gaming area for the hartebeest after which it was named. With a yacht club operating on the lake since the construction of the dam in 1923, the area offers a wide range of water sports. You can also hike here. Because of all the tourism, you'll find plenty of restaurants and local crafts here. Arrange your visit to Hartbeespoort Dam and discover more family-friendly attractions in Hartbeespoort using our Hartbeespoort itinerary planner .
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  • The food was amazing, from the Starters to the main Buffet and Dessert. The whole experience was amazing and I will coming back for more!! -if not making it a regular trip. 2 hours spent well and in g...  more »
  • Harties is a big dam and the other end is filled water lillies.There is not much parking space once you drive through so if busy day you park at view point parking and walk otherwise you try find spac...  more »
  • This place will hopefully pump on weekends and public holidays. I do hope so for the stall owners and restaurants. Midweek - well it was very very quiet with a lot closed further in - and desperate st...  more »
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