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Sterkfontein Dam | South Africa

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Directions from nearest airport N/a Recommended Transport your car Where to stay Either Camp or book a chalet Things to Do They have a tuck shop, or 16 ks away there is a the caterfish caterpillar and cook house and little switzerland Activities game viewing , mountain biking fishing scuba and snorkeling Cost per day R50 entrance or Rfrom R280 per chalet sleeps 4 - 8 people Wind Conditions NW or E ...anything from 9 knots to 45 knots Time of Year NOT winter Water Conditions summer warm ...24 degress ..spring it's F ...cold 13/14, smooth in the bay on the NW very smooth in the bay on east ...but off shore. two spots to kite ...north facing bay or the south facing bay (in front of the chalets) Obstacles fisherman's lines Local Riders Durban or JHB Nearest Kite Shop n/a Do And Dont do have a wetsuit if it blows offshore ...its a f ...huge dam Other Info Look out for the temp. difference between harrismith / bethlehem and ladysmith ..if there more than a 2/3 degree difference you will get wind ...also look out for the cold fronts ..it's on the escarpment so the weather is pretty islolated to the area Beach Conditions grass

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Inland Kiteboarding in South Africa : Sterkfontein Dam

by Basil Cambanis Sterkfontein Dam (affectionately known as Sterkies) situated near... more >

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