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Avis Dam Nature Reserve

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Out in nature!

We went to Avis Dam to look at birds. there are a few footpaths around the dam, but unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Boksburg, South Africa
Green place close to Windhoek

It is a place close to Windhoek where people do their jogging. With dogs preferably. Nice around... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Nimes, France
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  • Average33%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
24 Sep 2018
“Ideal location for first Introduction to Birdlife in Nambia”
12 Jul 2018
“Fun in the sun”
Airport Road, Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We stopped here for our first bird spotting site in Nambia and got over 40 different species from a easy 1.5 hours walk around. Nice having a high area across the Dam and then easy walking around the (very small) lake. Just watch out for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mandeville1322
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Love it most in the summer. We enjoyed the warm swimming pool, the 1 hour long cruise with friends and family. It was a beautiful experience and inexpensive

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Palzozo
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Great spot to take your dogs for a walk. Some beautiful sunsets. But please be aware not to stay after 6 at night. Several incidents have been reported of cellphone theft when security guards are off duty. Dont go alone... be aware of your surroundings...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LE1106
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Really beautiful and peaceful, loved it here so much. You can walk all around the damn, some of the plants get stuck on you though but thats just nature!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RVMallett
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went to Avis Dam to look at birds. there are a few footpaths around the dam, but unfortunately only one bench on the dam wall to sit on. A birdhide would be very nice!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sandraendawie
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is a place close to Windhoek where people do their jogging. With dogs preferably. Nice around the water, and in the buch. No real risk, but people prefers to have their dog with them.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank TanitNimes_France
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Avis is a fantastic sunset walk. There is not much water in the Dam but a great scenic walk non the less. You pay N $25 to enter the reserve. Which I find quite expensive myself. The only off putting thing is that there is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank jennai53
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I find it rather sad that this dam is empty - a nature reserve dam - and other dams upriver has water.... someone not sharing. However, the birding is still good around here, but if you would like a spot of water, Heja Lodge on...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank epupafallslodge
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Access is easy. Yes, there is a dam; no, there is or was no water at all although at times there may be some. The floor of the "reservoir" is hoist to cisticolas and pipits, the rocky walls have rockrunners, the surrounding area has weavers,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Bill_McMartin
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I went to this place late afternoon, and it seems it's mostly for dog owners to stroll around with their pets. At the entrance you have to pay a conservation fee for each person and car, but due to the drought during summer there's no...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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