The Katse Dam is located amidst the lush mountain landscape of Lesotho. The dam was built in the Malibamatso river and ensures that twice as much water is pumped to the Vaal Dam below Johannesburg. Delivering water to South Africa generates a lot of money for Lesotho. In addition, the dam provides over 72 megawatts of electricity for the region.
The Katse Dam is the highest dam in Africa. At the information center you can read in to the construction and the purpose of the dam. You can also book a tour to explore a part of the dam by foot. From the dam you have an amazing view of the surroundings.
The nature around the dam is beautiful and you can find various animal species here.
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