The Avis dam was constructed in the South African colonial period and completed by the then SWA Administration for the Windhoek Municipality in 1933. The dam overflowed for the first time during the floods of April 1934, but has since exceeded 75% of its capacity during only four rainy seasons, the last one in March 1997. The Avis dam area is located in semi-arid savanna and is composed of three main landforms: · slopes and ridges of the foothills of the Eros and Auas mountains, · riverbeds and · floodplain with dam, comprising an attractive setting of comparatively unspoilt nature. At present the dam and surrounding area house a representative example of
Rated: 4 Stars
Best place to chill during weekends with friends and family
OK, but criminals wander around at times
lovely scenery. great place to take your dogs for a walk
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