Spend a day at the Midmar Dam (Howick)
Categories: Dams & Vleis / Nature Reserves / Wheelchair Friendly
Price group: R1 to R100 per person (see other things to do in this price group)
Available in the following region(s): Natal Midlands
Stay Overnight: See Howick accommodation, in KwaZulu Natal
Day visitors to the Midmar Dam will find shady picnic spots along the shoreline of the dam and braai (barbecue) facilities that make picnicking here such a pleasure. Water sports abound, swimming is fun for everyone, although sticking to the shoreline is probably a good idea with all of the boat activity.
Midmar offers a wide variety of activities including game viewing, water sports, angling and cycling. Sailing power boating, kite boarding and jet skiing are all catered for on different sections of the dam. Midmar Boat Hire has a whole range of craft from power to sail and bicycles for hire. Hire bicycles or use your own and explore the shoreline round to the Cascades.
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