How do I book the chalet of Rietvlei Dam?
Booking of the Lapa at the Rietvlei Nature Reserve is essential. All bookings must be made three weeks in advance at Tel: 012 358 1811/2. Tariffs: R 3200,00 per occasion and a refundable damages deposit of R 2500, 00 must be paid in advance.
Is Rietvlei dam safe?
Pretoria and Centurion’s drinking water is pumped from this dam and distributed via a water purification plant to a water network, so this water can be regarded as reasonably safe, provided that all water filtering and purifying equipment works as it should.
Is there hippos in Rietvlei Dam?
The reserve carries around 1,600 individual large mammals. Cheetah, blesbuck, black wildebeest, red hartebeest, eland, common zebra, waterbuck, reedbuck, springbuck, mountain reedbuck, steenbok, grey duiker, oribi, leopard, buffalo, and hippopotamus can all be found in the reserve.
What bait works at Rietvlei Dam?
Bait. Conventional – Floaties work well and popular flavours are banana, pink sweets, pineapple, peach and perdeby.
How do I book Rietvlei Nature Reserve?
Rietvlei Nature Reserve
- Further information or bookings: 012 358 1810/1/2.
- Angling area: 012 480 9944 / 012 480 9945.
- Directions. From the R21 take the IRENE RIETVLEI DAM off-ramp. Drive in an easterly direction, at the first 4-way stop street turn right towards Olifantsfontein and the St Georges Hotel.
How much is entrance at Rietvlei?
Rietvlei Nature Reserve Tarrifs
|RESERVE ENTRANCE FEE|
|Children (6-16 years)||R30|
|Pensioners (60 years and older)||R32|
Do you need a fishing Licence for Rietvlei Dam?
Fishermen have to be licenced with a valid freshwater fishing permit obtainable from CapeNature. 044 874 2160, Porterville 022 931 2900, Bellville 021 945 4701 or Onrus 028 316 3338.
Are dogs allowed at Rietvlei Nature Reserve?
No dogs are allowed. No group activities are allowed. You may only exit your vehicle at toilet facilities and at the coffee shop.
Can you picnic at Rietvlei Dam?
Visitors are welcome to bring picnic blankets, camping chairs, tables and gazebos, as wooden benches are limited on a first-come-first-serve basis. Day Visitors can Picnic/Braai in the Picnic Park under the trees and on the lawn.
Can you fish at Rietvlei Dam?
Freshwater Fishing (Angling) No canoes or baitboats are allowed. Fish caught in Rietvlei dam include catfish, yellowfish, carp and Tilapia. 06:00 to 18:00, every day of the week. Entrance through the angling gate on Nellmapius road.
Can you swim in Theewaterskloof Dam?
Theewater Sports Club is a family-friendly watersports haven located just outside Villiersdorp. Here, you can enjoy activities on the Theewaterskloof Dam such as sailing, powerboating, freshwater angling, canoeing, power kite surfing and swimming.