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LOSKOP COUNTRY

Loskop Dam is situated in the Cultural Heartland of Mpumalanga, South Africa. The 27km Dam forms part of the Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency, and is within the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve.

Forever Resorts has eight superb properties around the Reserve - lodges, guest houses and a self-catering resort. Whether you are looking for a camping or caravanning venue, an action holiday, a family breakaway or or a luxury experience, Forever Resorts Loskop Country has the ideal location for you.

A two hours drive is all it takes to leave Johannesburg or Pretoria behind and discover the green and luscious paradise of Mpumalanga’s Cultural Heartland.

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SPECIALS

Winter Special Rates for Loskop Dam, Isiyala Game Lodge and Waterfall Safari Lodge

Book 4 nights and get the 5th for free! Or book a 7 night stay and get TWO nights free!

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This is a Malaria-free area with a typical subtropical climate and an annual summer rainfall. Winter temperatures are moderate. Winter ranges from about 8 °C to 24 °C while the summer temperatures range between 16 °C and 35 °C.

There are close to 70 species of mammals on the reserve including 3 of the 'Big Five', namely; White Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard. Because of their dwindling numbers, Oribi, White Rhino, Buffalo and Sable Antelope enjoy special protection. Hippo, giraffe, warthog, many more buck and other wildlife abound in the Reserve. Game viewing by boat with qualified guides is a highlight.

The Dam area is a bird watchers’ paradise where you will find the majestic fish eagle along with several other species of eagle and countless other birds flourishing in the natural surroundings.

Every year more than 1500 anglers visit this dam to take part in probably the biggest inland Light Tackle Boat fishing competition. This competition is normally held in September and attracts anglers from all over South Africa. The most sought after species in this dam are carp, red breasted bream, blue breasted bream, eels, yellow fish, mudfish and many more.

Bird watching, guided game viewing quad bike trails, hiking, game viewing, hunting, bow hunting, fishing, golf, horseback outride's, and paint ball are just some of the activities on offer.

Visitors to the region can explore the Anglo-Boer route or embark on industrial tours to collieries and steel manufacturing plants, or agricultural tours which are the main economic activities in this region. The Cultural Heartland is also home to the Lanatus Cycad, indigenous and unique to the region, and a multitude of wild flowers like the arum lilies that transform this area into a magical garden during summer. Those wishing to explore the area can drive to a show farm, citrus farms, vineyards, ceramic factory, cotton gin, crocodile farm, grape farm or simply enjoy the superb views of the dam.

Forever Resorts are proud sponsors of the Forever Resorts Loskop Series of which the Forever Resorts Loskop Marathon (50km) and the Forever Resorts Wild Challenge (21.1km) are the key events. www.loskopmarathon.co.za

Isiyala Game Lodge
Loskopdam Pool Area
Fishing at Forever Resorts Loskopdam

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