Montagu, Western Cape

Leiwater Dam Birding

Bird Sanctuaries / Birding / Dams & Vleis in or near Montagu, Breede River Valley in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in MontaguLeiwater Dam Birding

Bird Sanctuaries Birding Dams & Vleis Breede River Valley Route 62

Where? Located in the centre of town, Montagu, Breede River Valley, Western Cape

When? Open daily.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Montagu, in Western Cape

The Leiwater Dam in Montagu is a bird-loverís paradise, an avian enthusiastís delight. As such, it is one of the areaís most popular and spectacular tourist destinations, luring visitors from all over the world to come and immerse themselves in the gorgeous scenery and abundance of birdlife.

There is an array of indigenous bird species at the Leiwater Dam, which is situated in the very centre of the little town of Montagu. As a result, nature photographers are known to relish the many opportunities that they have here. There are 18 species that are known to use this area as their breeding ground. These include herons, shrikes, weavers and the Sacred Ibis.

The bird hide was built and paid for by the local community, and showcases the avian species here off to perfection.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Montagu

Malherbe Guesthouse

Guest House

Malherbe Guesthouse

Owners Joop and Micky warmly welcome guests to their Cape Dutch style guesthouse in Montagu, South Africa. Malherbe ... more

Karoo Pride en Route 62

Self Catering

Karoo Pride en Route 62

Peaceful, tranquil surroundings and unending views. Unspoilt landscapes, fresh Karoo air and mountain water all year ... more

AasvoŽlkrans Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

AasvoŽlkrans Bed & Breakfast

The AasvoŽlkrans Bed & Breakfast provides guests with a very special experience. The spacious individual cottages are ... more has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German. © 1999-2016. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap