Loskop Dam Nature Reserve, Mpumalanga
The well known Loskop Dam Nature Reserve can be found deep in the Cultural Heartland of South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province. The Loskop Dam is a 27km long dam which makes it the largest dam in the Southern Hemisphere. The dam measures over 2 350 hectares and is situated within the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve which itself comprises of 23 000 hectares of picturesque bushveld. The Loskop Dam reserve covers 230km², of which 23km² comprises of water.
The Loskop Dam Nature Reserve is a luscious paradise and home to an abundance of vibrant birdlife and exciting wildlife. In fact, there are over 70 species of mammals on the reserve including 3 of the Big Five, the Buffalo, White Rhino and Leopard. It is therefore a protected area. Other fascinating wildlife such as hippo, warthog, giraffe, plenty of buck and other wildlife abound in the spectacular Loskop Dam reserve. Game viewing by boat, watersports and hiking trails afford visitors the opportunity to explore all the wonders of this tranquil and picturesque area.
The Loskop Dam Nature Reserve also affords travellers the opportunity to enjoy many other activities such as horse riding and paint ball. Loskop Dam Nature Reserve is an ideal holiday destination and within minutes of bustling little villages and farming communities. For the ideal getaway destination in tranquillity and beauty, take some time to explore the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve.