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Mohale Dam

Maseru 100, Lesotho
+266 2293 6217
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Good place to stay

This is a very lovely hotel and the self catering units are well equipped and luxury. The staff and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rudmana
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Awesome

The place is nice and a breath of fresh air right in the mountains. Staff and tour guide were on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Moliehi T
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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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Maseru 100, Lesotho
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very lovely hotel and the self catering units are well equipped and luxury. The staff and management are very friendly and helpful. The food was very delicious and at budget prices.

Thank rudmana
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is nice and a breath of fresh air right in the mountains. Staff and tour guide were on point.

Thank Moliehi T
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We did not have a guide the day that we were there, but we were able to walk around and marvel at the size and beauty of this human construction. The drive there through the mountains was worth the trip all by itself.

1  Thank Siphiwe D
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A very large dam supplying power and water mainly to South Africa. Well constructed and maintained with good access to damside

Thank Ian S
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

This dam is the second in the series of 5 dams that were proposed for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. A magnificent structure in which an entire mountain was broken down to be used as a rock fill behind its concrete face. The visitors center...More

Thank nadara859
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

the dam is so great, well constructed and the atmosphere is so cool and fresh. one can take a cruise around the dam with its beautiful clear water. friend can even opt for a braai after touring the dam and just enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Thank mosaek
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Loved doing this trip with friends. It's not always so much about the destination, but about the journey there. It was beautiful to go into the mountains and drive from peak to peak through winding roads surrounded by nature and rural life. The dam itself...More

Thank Anzel d
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Some nice views if it had not been so hazy. Cafe facilities very basic and no real attractions as indicated not even stalls of tourist trinkets. Glad we had not made a special trip

Thank Michael N
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

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.

Thank Paseka_CPT
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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

2  Thank MaxwilG
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