About Bronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve

Lying about 90 kilometres from the centre of Johannesburg, Bronkhorstspruit Nature Reserve is situated on the southern edge of a large dam named after the town immediately north east of here, and known for its waterbirds.

Did you know? Sunsets in the Bronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve are a wonderful spectacle and make up for the fact that the immediate vicinity of the dam is a little short of trees.

Birders head to Bronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve often for the over 200 species of birds, and, in particular, the pink-billed lark, which avid birders rate as a luck sight should you manage to catch a glimpse.

Visitors from Johannesburg and Pretoria speak of the nature reserve as 'bronkies', which infers that there is a set of regular visitors to the dam. This assumption is supported by the number of boats, jet skis and fishermen, although some wind surfing also takes place and the odd kitesurfer ventures forth when the wind comes up.

The Bronkhorstspruit dam, as already mentioned, is a major draw card for anglers, especially for the bass that lurk in the thick grass that lines the banks of the Bronkhorstspruit Dam. There are a couple of resorts on and around the dam that provide those disinterested in fishing with swimming pools, restaurants and a place to camp, and the Transvaal Catamaran Club is a popular haunt for the few windsurfers.

If you are looking for more of a wilderness feeling, then head off for the SS Skosana Nature Reserve, a small but slightly out of the ordinary nature reserve just north of Bronkhorstspruit. Here unusual outcrops of granitic rock dominate the landscape whilst large antelope and a variety of bushveld birds can be seen. There are also guided walks with experienced game rangers on offer.

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WhereBronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve, Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, South Africa

WhenBest during daylight hours.

OvernightStay in Bronkhorstspruit Accommodation, Gauteng

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