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Location Vanderkloof: On the banks of the Orange River, almost 200km south of Kimberley 

Region: Karoo

Nearby Towns: Orania, Petrusville, Hopetown, Philipstown, Strydenburg, De Aar, Colesberg

Vanderkloof Dam 

Named after the farm on which the Vanderkloof Dam is situated, the town was built to house people building the dam. Today it is a flourishing holiday resort. It boasts the highest dam wall in the country (108m) and links the Northern Cape to the Free State.

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 Explore Vanderkloof

 Damhuisie Information Centre 
One of the original construction worker houses with exhibitions on the dam, nature conservation, ESKOM, Vanderkloof Holiday Resort and the town.
 Eskom Hydroelectric Power Station 
One of only two Hydro Power Stations in South Africa that generates electricity into the Eskom network. The station is situated within the dam wall and can be visited by appointment. 
 Nature Conservation Museum 
Rolfontein Nature Reserve 
A 6 200ha reserve. 
Waterskiing, boardsailing, boating, swimming, etc. (Vanderkloof Dam)