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The most amazing SUNSET!

The size of the dam is a surprise, it's huge, it stretches and stretches. The Yacht Club is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful an sets

Wonderful to see the dam full g up. Sunsets,drinks and simple food make this venue fun, light... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Gaborone, Botswana
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This dam is the essential heart of the arid Botswana capital of Gaborene, providing its water supply, a tourist attraction and water sports site.
Gaborone, Botswana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just wanted to go and take a look at the dam, but the official at the boom gate said we had to go into town to fill out forms. Then said we could go in if we paid that person cash . Oh dear....More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The size of the dam is a surprise, it's huge, it stretches and stretches. The Yacht Club is a lovely place to come and chill whilst enjoying fresh air and smell of fresh water. Best time to be there is sunset especially on Saturdays when...More

Thank TinVon
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We've been living in Gaborone for several months. And one thing I miss the most is the sight of the water. Finally, I found it! The last part of road to the club is very picturesque and once we arrived we could not believe our...More

Thank Kadri L
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful to see the dam full g up. Sunsets,drinks and simple food make this venue fun, light hearted and not to be missed. Open Wednesday Friday Saturday and Sunday

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Perfect spot for relaxation and walk around the lake. Its worth the visit. There is a small restaurant available for basic food.

1  Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A group of us decided to go to the area next to the Yacht Club to see the dam. The hotel arranged for local drivers who stayed with us for the whole trip. Arriving at the entrance there is security who requested a permit. I...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

If you visit Gaborone, you must see the Gaborone Dam from the Yacht club. Check the opening times as they are not always open. The dam was only 4% full on our arrival in February 2016, but after the heavy rains in December 2016 the...More

1  Thank Ilse v
Reviewed 11 April 2017

prefect spot to go and meditate, relax, for meetings. the river view is awesome if you love birds this is the place to be

Thank StayEasyInn
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The security was rude the roads were bad and unsafe - when we eventually arrived the security said you can't go in Do t waste your time

1  Thank jerushanaidoo
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Interesting spot for a visit especially when it is 95% full. Something that has not happened in a long time. The February rains hae swelled the upstream rivers resulting in the ustream dams being full and the overflow now making its way into the Gaborone...More

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Laura D
28 December 2017|
Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
Negotiable. try 40BP a car