Misverstand Dam Road

The unpaved road to Misverstand Dam

Misverstand Dam is a combined gravity & arch type dam located near Porterville, Western Cape, in South Africa. It’s a perfect place for any water enthusiast.

The road to the dam is unpaved in good conditions. The road was built in 1977. Starting from the paved N7 road, the drive is 8.8km (5.46 miles) long. The dam is located on the Berg River, 12km north of Moorreesburg and offers canoeing, swimming, fishing and water-skiing.


NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.