Accommodation near Loskop Dam Nature Reserve

The Loskop Dam Nature Reserve is a large reserve in Mpumalanga which covers 23 000 hectares of the province's cultural heartland. It is located roughly 55 kilometres north of Middelburg and is within a reasonable distance of the farming communities of Loskop, Groblersdal and Marble Hall. The Loskop Dam, which covers 2300 hectares of the reserves total area, is Southern Africa's largest man made dam, with the original dam wall being built across the Olifants River gorge in the 1930's. The dam feeds the irrigation systems of the aforementioned farming communities.

Over the years, the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency, who run the reserve, have put huge effort into re-stocking it, bringing back a host of the species which were originally found there. Today there are over 70 mammalian species found within the reserve's boundaries, including 3 of the big 5 species. Some of the animals you can expect to see are giraffe, zebra, hippo, white rhino, leopard and buffalo (the latter 3 species having big 5 status). There is also an abundance of bird life in the park.

Activities within the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve include active pursuits like mountain biking or hiking (there is a network of single or multiple-day hikes). Fishing is also extremely popular, with seasoned fishing fanatics enjoying the variety of mudfish, catfish, bream, eels, yellow fish and more.

The subtropical climate of the area means the summer time is characterised by hot, humid days, perfect for water sports, while the winter months bring with them dry, mild conditions making every other activity pleasant.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
 
High-Side Tavern and Planters Lodge
18.3 km

From R300* Unit


A lekker little Bar and Lodge in the Highlands of South Africa right on the gate to the Lowveld. We have bikes, great Hamburgers, excellent atmosphere and some of the best scenery in the country. W... More Info

 
Riviersig Self Catering
26.3 km

From R140 PPS


Come relax and unwind on the beautiful riverbank of the Olifants River at Riviersig, which is situated only a short distance from Groblersdal in the Limpopo Province. Riviersig is located between Gro... More Info

 
Rhenosterkop Kamp
26.3 km

From R140 PPS


Come relax and unwind at Rhenosterkop, which is situated only a short distance from Groblersdal in the Limpopo Province. Rhenosterkop is located between Groblersdal (15 km) and Middelburg (80 km). ... More Info

 
Leselo La Bontshi Lodge
26.8 km

From R1000* Unit

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Experience our amazing, never to be forgotten, sunsets over the mighty Olifants River, while sipping cocktails on your deck or under large shady trees. Groblersdal is renowned for its prolific bird li... More Info

 
Familia Guesthouse
27.6 km

From R550 PPS


Familia Guesthouse is luxurious and spacious. It's a birder's paradise - a must for bird lovers. All the rooms open onto their own private patio with magnificent view of the garden and pool area. T... More Info

 
Villa Contessa Guesthouse
27.8 km

From R550 PPS


At Villa Contessa Guesthouse we aspire to equal the hospitality and rich culinary culture of Zakynthos. We offer friendly and personal service. Spacious and comfortably furnished rooms all with priva... More Info

 
Lighthouse Guesthouse & Cafe
28.9 km

From R950* Unit

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Lighthouse Guesthouse & Café in Groblersdal offers comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation in beautifully furnished rooms. The guest house offers a tranquil retreat with lavender filled gardens an... More Info

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Lamor Guesthouse
43.6 km

From R425 PPS


The 4 STAR graded Lamor Guest House is situated half way between Gauteng and the Lowveld in the tranquil town of Middelburg. Lamor is the ideal stop over for all visitors to the well known National ... More Info

 
Oregon Place Guesthouse
44 km

From R400 PPS


Welcome to Oregon Place Guest House Oregon Place is situated in Middelburg, Mpumalanga on the N4, providing perfect overnight accommodation en-route to Mozambique, Swaziland, the magnificent Mpumalang... More Info

 
Middelburg Country Club
44.2 km

From R730* Unit


At Middelburg Country Club we offer a 18 Hole Golf Course, 6 Tennis & 3 Squash Courts, 2 Bowling Greens & Swimming Pools Our Clubhouse have a Welcoming bar with Pool & Snooker Tables, Dart boards, L... More Info

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