Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Whether you're into birding, boating, or botany, the Ohrigstad Dam and surrounding hillsides will provide a pleasant and enjoyable weekend for everyone.

The ravines and kloofs in the reserve provide sanctuary to a number of interesting birdlife, as well as an assortment of orchids and aloe, indigenous to the region. Kudu and Burchell's zebra have been reintroduced to the the reserve, to compliment a number of other antelope such as klipspringer, eland, and duiker.

The dam is well stocked with barbel, carp, tilipia and yellow fish, which and also attracts a number of aquatic birds, such as the purple-crested lourie.

ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES AT OHRIGSTAD DAM NATURE RESERVE:
- bird watching
- game viewing
- fishing
- boating
- picnic / braai


SUMMARY OF WILDLIFE & FLORA:
Plants: orchids, aloes, resurrection plant
Birdlife: purple-crested lourie
Mammals: Burchell's zebra, various antelope
Fish: barbel, carp, tilipia, yellow fish

DIRECTIONS TO OHRIGSTAD DAM NATURE RESERVE:
- 40 km northeast of Lydenburg
- open 6:00 to 18:00

Accommodation Near Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

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Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort

Holiday Resort Accommodation in Kruger Park

20.3km South East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Merry Pebbles Resort is situated on the banks of the Sabie River, 1 km from Sabie village. AA Highly Recommended self-catering accommodation, as well as 3 Star caravan and camping sites are available.

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Sleeps: 6

Linga Longa Country Guesthouse

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Graskop

20.3km North East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Linga Longa offers either a bed and breakfast option, or a self catering option. The house has two double bedrooms, one bedroom with two single bunk beds, ONE and a half bathrooms, a lounge with a fire hearth and fully equipped kitchen. Relax on a...

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Sleeps: 98 in 39 units/rooms

Mogodi Lodge

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Graskop

20.9km North East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Superbly situated just fifty metres from the Graskop Gorge Falls with a magnificent view over the Mpumalanga Lowveld. An ideal location for guests to enjoy the abundant natural beauty.

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Sleeps: 31 in 10 units/rooms

The Sabie Town House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Sabie, Kruger Park Area

20.9km South East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

The Sabie Townhouse is within walking distance of Sabie village with its selection of shops and a very good choice of restaurants. Sabie is a small, relaxed and friendly town set among the pine covered Drakensberg mountains of Mpumalanga.

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Sheri’s Lodge & Backpackers

Backpackers / Youth Hostel Accommodation in Graskop

21.1km North East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Graskop, a small forestry town on the edge of the escarpment and is home to Sheri’s Lodge & Backpackers.

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Sleeps: 51 in 16 units/rooms

Log Cabin & Settlers Village

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Graskop

21.1km North East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

All chalets have daily servicing; outdoor verandah and barbeque area, fridge, stove, microwave, TV, cutlery and crockery, heating and parking we also have general office facilities and a laundry service.

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Sleeps: 22 in 8 units/rooms

Blyde Chalets

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Graskop

21.2km North East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Located in central Graskop, Blyde Chalets offers one an ideal location from which to explore the tranquil town of Graskop, as well as a base station from which to explore the scenic wonders of the region.

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Wayfarers Guest House

Guest House Accommodation in Sabie, Kruger Park Area

21.4km South East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Wayfarers Guest House consists of six beautifully appointed and spacious en-suite bedrooms, a breakfast area and dining room and a magnificent Guest Lounge.

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Flycatcher Castle

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Graskop

21.5km North East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Currently there are five suites which are all individually decorated in styles of end of the 19th century composer's such as Strauss in frivolous pink, Gounod in striking Art Deco and Mozart in red velvet and gilded wallpaper.

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The Woodsman Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Sabie, Kruger Park Area

21.6km South East of Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Nestled within the tranquil environment of the Sabie Valley, The Woodsman Bed & Breakfast offers a choice tudor style suites, a superb restaurant, and lively pub.

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