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Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State

Erfenis Dam and Nature Reserve, Free State, South AfricaThe Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve near Theunissen and Winburg in the Goldfields Region of the Free State is best known for its great fishing and as tranquil spot to go kayaking or canoeing and enjoy great bird-life and some game viewing.

The 3800ha Erfenis Dam is the focal point of the reserve and is a popular angling and boating spot for locals. Accommodation is camping.

Animals that can be seen include various species of waterbirds, springbok and other antelope, and ostrich.

The Reserve is located just south of Welkom and Virginia and west of Senekal.

For more info call 057 733 2125

Getting there: Take the R30 south from Welkom to Theunissen. At Theunissen take the R708 and follow the signs. Travelling time from Welkom is about 1 hr 20 mins.

More info on the quaint town of Winburg More info on the GoldFields area



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