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Peaceful

A bit out of town and watch out for teh dirt road to get there, but a peaceful and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
davealext
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Great potential

The Mokolo dam has it all to be one of the countries best camping, fishing and et away spots but... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
meyerdj
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Lephalale, South Africa
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10 May 2018
“Peaceful”
11 Jul 2018
“Serene atmosphere, overlooking the dam ! Beautiful spot for a breakfast,lunch or dinner.”
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Near Lephalale and Limpopo, Lephalale 0555, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

My husband and I had breakfast at the Mokolo Dam restaurant on our way to Gauteng. This is usually a high lite on our trips through Modimolle. The food is good, the service charming and the picturesque setting over looking the dam with cheerful birds...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A bit out of town and watch out for teh dirt road to get there, but a peaceful and beautiful setting, free entry, didnt see any shops so take your supplies with. Lots of benches and a braai area. Was great to just lay back...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Mokolo dam has it all to be one of the countries best camping, fishing and et away spots but unfortunately it is very poorly managed. The facilities are very poor and are not maintained at all. This place could have been a " Mount...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank meyerdj
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Mokolo dam needs to be driven on by a boat to fully appreciate the size of it. It is a nice place for relaxing and braaing.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Jansen771111
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I took a drive here on a Sunday to pass time. It has decent areas to picnic or camp. There is not much to do unless you have brought a boat with you. The gravel road to the dam is quite sandy in places and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Really nice place to be. Bathrooms are far apart, but clean and well kept. We were only there for a day visit, no camping. Nice braai stands and clean. Its enjoyable all round if you love nature and being calm.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank husky28
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The last 20 km turn off road from the main road is a very corrugated and stony dirt road, and we lost one motor-tyre due to the bad state of the road. The ablution facilities is not good at all, and need some upgrade. The...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank dbruynph
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a great place for those who are into outdoors, its within the Mokolo Nature Reserve. The place is great for camping, braai outing with friend/family or for the petrol heard - boat skiing! Beautiful view of the dam and surrounding landscape. Very secluded...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank PumlaNgwenya
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Huge reservoir, about 17 km across and 2 km at widest. Located inside the Waterberg biosphere, excellent fishing. Primitive camping facilities. Located at least 60 km from any shops and civilization, very remote if that is your kinda thing.

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank PlankGas
Reviewed 26 October 2013

I spent days in Limpopo South Africa near Lephalale during the dry season of October. It was a suggestion of a local to visit Mokolo Dam. Our local contact took us here along with his small flats boat. After driving from the tar road to...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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