Lying in the heart of the Free State Highveld, the Erfenis Dam of 3 800 ha was constructed to provide irrigation water, but anglers soon discovered enjoyable fishing here.

Anglers enjoy the pleasures of the fishing opportunities in this reserve.

The reserve lies near the road between Theunissen and Winburg (R708) with the turn-off approximately 10 km outside Theunissen.

Theunissen is the most centrally situated town in the Free State, adjoining the potential gold area and is halfway between Bloemfontein and Kroonstad.

Erfenis Dam is a perfect boating and fishing venue the large Erfenis Dam lies above the reserve.The nature reserve is approximately 400 ha in size.


Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve is situated eighteen kilometers south-east of Theunissen, from the Bloemfontein-Welkom road (R30), on the Theunissen-Winburg road (R708).
The turnoff to the reserve (S475) lies approximately 7km from Theunissen.
Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve
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