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Bivane Bass Challenge


8th & 9th June 2024

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Welcome to

Bivane Dam

The marriage of the water and the hills has produced an idyllic natural space within which, with sensitive handling, it has proved possible to accommodate both active recreation and the serene experience of nature.The dam has become a sought after destination for boating and bass fishing.

The turbulent waters below the dam wall are ideal for canoeing and river rafting. Hiking, mountain-biking and bird watching are increasingly popular. Quad bike and 4×4 trails are also available on the reserve.

Bivane Dam History

Completed in 2000, the Bivane Dam was built on the Bivane River, a tributary of the Phongolo. Conceptualized, planned and built by Impala Water Users Association, the dam was conceived as a sustainable water supply for the local irrigation scheme

Day visits are now being replaced with a season ticket system.


Fauna & Flora

Surrounded by rolling quartzite and banded ironstone hills, riverine forest and steep cliffs,the Bivane Dam is a nature enthusiast’s dream.


With approximately 13 kilometers of hiking trails filled with beautiful scenery. With unique and diverse Fauna and Flora you can rediscover the beauty of the Bivane dam

Quad & Off-road Biking

Bivane Dam has 38 kilometers of roads, tracks and quad routes for our adventurous guests to enjoy!

Mountain Biking

Bivane Dam has 38 kilometers of trails and roads to be utilized by mountain bike enthusiasts visiting the area.


Fishing varieties include fresh water Mackerel, Bass, Yellow fish, Tilapia (Kurper), Carp and Barbel.

Water Sports

With the availability of the paddle boats and the inflatable canoes people enjoy hours of fun is the sun.

Make your Special day memorable!

Our Venue hall can comfortably seat 90 people, it has a fully equipped kitchen available as well as a stretch tent, tables and chairs for events held on the island.