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Address: Maseru, Maseru 100, Lesotho
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Maseru is an ideal base from which to explore the western region of Lesotho...

Maseru is an ideal base from which to explore the western region of Lesotho with its magnificent scenery, rich history, culture and crafts. A made-made phenomenon in this area is the Mohale Dam, which was completed in 2003, situated 91km from Maseru. It is southwest of Katse Dam and almost doubles the water supply to South Africa through an inter-connecting tunnel into the Katse reservoir.

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What a view!!

The location of this dam is quite amazing, although man made the mountain and water views are breathtaking, Be sure to travel the service road located on the dam wall, it is like... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
MaxwilG
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Johannesburg, South Africa

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Johannesburg
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful places in Lesotho! It is relatively close to Maseru, is attainable through a tarred road and therefore easy to get there.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The location of this dam is quite amazing, although man made the mountain and water views are breathtaking, Be sure to travel the service road located on the dam wall, it is like a scene from a James Bond movie

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Brasilia, DF
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Lesotho is considered the "Mountain country" or "the roof of Africa". It is really a mountanious country where you can experience breathtaking views and good weather. Mohale Dam is a good spot to visit on a weekend or on a day out. Reserve at least one morning or one afternoon for the visit.

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Thank Bruno R
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Mohale Dam is beautiful place where you can feel the peace and beauty around you. The fresh air and magic mountains taking over your mind. Nice restaurant with wooow delicious food are waiting for you, big portions and just freshly made giving the best taste ever you can taste. Look around and whatever it is you know that you must... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The beauty of this place is indescribable. Just park your car by the side and indulge in the greenness of the grass, the soothing sound of the water and the comforting rise of the mountains surrounding you. Definitely a must see

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Thank Thato M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I loved Mohale dam and resevior . It was such a big project developed to provide water for needs for sooth Afica which is the main source of income to mountainous nation of Lesotho.

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Thank Pramudith
Johannesburg, South Africa
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263 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

A visit to Mohale Dam will not be complete without a guided tour. At R10 it is beyond a bargain. In fact I think it is worth much more. The San itself is built in a beautiful section of the mountain valley and breathtaking views are seen in every direction. This is a great collaboration between the Lesotho and South... More 

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Bethlehem, South Africa
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Interesting visit, guides very helpful. Information was available on this very picturesque dam. Mohale is the storage dam for this part of Lesotho.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We were at Mohale Dam after Katse dam, were drove independently down to the dam wall,spoke to a guard, but had missed the tour.

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

There was only a security guard on the gate when we arrived amenities were all closed, however it was apparently just going off season. Slightly dissapointed after a long mountain drive

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