is situated next to Howick (on the N3) in the middle of the Midlands Meander providing opportunities for a wide variety of sporting activities and game viewing.
Situated near Pietermaritzburg and Howick, this beautiful dam on the Umgeni River is situated in the middle of the Midlands Meander (an association of rural businesses selling curios, art, crafts, foodstuffs and furniture and providing restaurants and accommodation.)
This tranquil setting provides opportunities for a wide variety of sporting activities, including water sports, cycling, walking, game viewing, angling or just lying back at one of the many picnic sites. See details of activities that can be enjoyed within the Midmar Dam Nature Reserve
Visitors can visit the wildlife park, which features a variety of antelope and small game species.
During weekends and peak periods, bicycles, windsurfers, canoes and yachts can be hired and launch tours and sunset cruises can be booked by prior arrangement.Accommodation at Midmar Dam
Midmar Dam camp features 14 two-bed chalets, 13 four-bed chalets with two bedrooms, 3 five-bed chalets with two bedrooms and 2 six-bed chalets with three bedrooms. Each and every unit consist of single beds, no double beds available.
All the chalets include a lounge/dining room, fully equipped kitchen and barbecue facilities. All chalets are equipped with DSTV.
One of the six-bed chalets caters for disabled visitors.
Midmar Dam camp has sixteen rustic cabins. A rustic cabin is a small, one roomed unit with four single beds and a kitchenette. The kitchenette in the unit has a dish washing basin, fridge, kettle, 2-plate stove, cutlery and crockery. A rustic cabin is served by communal ablution facilities. Shop at Midmar Dam
The shop sells curios cool drinks and sweets. The nearest town which has a full range of services is Howick which is 7km away.
Gate Opening and Closing Times:
The gate is open 24 hours a day to residents. Please note
a key deposit is payable on arrival.