Clanwilliam Dams


BULSHOEK DAM is ± 24 km North of Clanwilliam along the N7, is an important resource of water for farmers alongside the Olifants River as well as those from Citrusdal to Lutzville. The water of the Bulshoek Dam is released into a canal system over 83km serving 9 330 ha of listed land. The Dam is a popular holiday resort for visitors from all over.

CLANWILLIAM DAM is a spectacular body of water, popular for recreational purposes of all kinds. The resort is situated along the banks of the dam and is a popular weekend and holiday destination and caters for all tastes with chalets, as well a camping area, with or without electricity, with an excellent view of the dam. Watersports enthusiasts enjoy weekends at the dam, while the local Angling Club arranges regular competitions, of which the Bass Classic in October is probably the most significant. The Clanwilliam Dam is known as the most popular dam in the Western Cape for water-skiing. The Ramskop Nature Garden and a short walking trail is easily reached from the chalets. The Nature garden is host to a vast number of indigenous species of flowers and is a real sight, particularly in August and September. For information contact the resort on 027 482 8000

History of Bulshoek & Clanwilliam Dam by Lani van Vuuren

Clanwilliam: so gaan die dam verander by DieBurger Web

Current Dam Levels of the Western Cape by DWAF

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Contact us for more information: 027 482 2024 or e-mail


Police - 027 482 8181
Hospital - 027 482 2166
Clinic - 027 482 1692
Dr. Strauss/Smit - 027 482 1629
Dr. Harmuth - 027 482 2111
Sederkem Pharmacy - 027 482 1226
Clicks Pharmacy - 027 482 1071
Fire Department - 027 482 1775
Ambulance - 027 482 2576
Cederberg Medical Rescuers - 10177


Tourism Bureau - Main Road

+ 27 27 482 2024

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