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More info about Roodeplaat
While Pretoria might not be as chaotic and congested as Johannesburg, life in the capital city of South Africa is seldom any less busy or frenetic. In fact, many city dwellers are actively seeking an adequate refuge away from the hustle and bustle – a place they can spend quality time with their families whilst rejuvenating their own minds and bodies. The Roodeplaat Dam is the ideal venue for this purpose; this brilliantly beautiful enclave is a natural paradise of note and is a welcome relief from the stress and worries of modern day life.
Initially known as the ‘Pienaars Rivier Dam’, the Roodeplaat Dam was first constructed in 1956 and was used for irrigation purposes by the surrounding landowners. As time passed, the area was soon recognised as a potential tourist venue. Today, the Roodeplaat Dam and accompanying nature reserve is loved and frequently visited by locals and out-of-towners alike. There are two sections to the... Show more