See an engineering masterpiece at Katse Dam, Africa's highest and second largest dam. This reservoir serves as the main water source for South Africa, in addition to providing hydroelectric power for Lesotho. A guide can share the history of the dam, as well as the stories and consequences regarding the construction itself. The views from the height of the towering walls are unmatched, but not for the faint of heart. Facilities are clean and maintained. Use our Maseru road trip planning website to visit Katse Dam on your trip to Maseru, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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I loved the breathtaking views and scenery of the drive to Katse Dam through Mafika Lisiu Pass right up Katse Botanical Gardens, the highest botanical garden in southern hemisphere. The views of the..... more »
The dam is the oldest of the three dams in Lesotho. Impressive! The dam can be visited in several ways, by just walking around, following some of the trails, or even take a trip on one of the boats... more »
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