Relax in the great outdoors with your family and friends at Midmar Dam Nature Reserve. This KwaZulu-Natal nature reserve has water sport facilities and a game park for fun in the sun and happy get-togethers.
Midmar Dam Nature Reserve offers a large expanse of fresh water surrounded by rolling countryside and is a popular destination for numerous sports events including the world-famous Midmar Mile, the world’s largest open water swimming event, which sees some of the strongest swimmers in the country compete to swim the dam in record time. The large stretch of fresh water from the uMngeni, coupled with 1000 hectares of game park that contains red hartebeest, blesbok, reedbuck, black wildebeest, oribi and zebra, is what makes the Midmar Dam Nature Reserve so attractive.
With facilities for canoeing, sailing and windsurfing, Midmar Dam Nature Reserve offers opportunities for a great weekend away or a family holiday. Fishing and boating enthusiasts can spend time on their favourite activity, while those who enjoy walking and biking can view various antelope species in the game park section.