Wolwespruit Dam Nature Reserve

Wolwespruit Dam Nature Reserve

This small but scenic reserve conserves attractive riverine bush and is a popular angling and hiking destination, along the tranquil river frontage environment.

Wolwespruit is one of the least known of the North West parks and has retained much of the appeal of the natural riverine environment. It also conserves a variety of plains game.

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve is well known for yellowfish angling in the rapids with artificial lures and flies.


Situated on the Vaal River upstream 130km from the Bloemhof Dam and 22 km south from the town of Leeudoringstad, on the Klipspruit road.


Generally mild to hot but can be cold in winter especially at night.

The birding opportunities are numerous and diverse in the various localised eco-systems. The park also conserves a variety of plains game and smaller mammals.


There are rustic camping sites all along the river bank on the reserve and a self catering stone cottage sleeping 6 people. Booking essential.

Contact Information

Tel: +27 (0)18 581 9705