Misverstand Dam

Misverstand Dam provides a fine venue for training as well as being the venue for Western Cape boat races. The river is navigable for about 12km upstream from the dam wall.

Misverstand Dam


Club Elani at the dam has basic facilities, including parking reasonably close to the water plus a club house complete with bar and mini-café. Club Elani offers several areas of entertainment, including waterskiing, fishing, hiking, biking and other activities on or around the dam. There are camping sites and self-catering accommodation available – contact the club at:

Ms Caren Serdyn
Club Elani
Misverstand Dam

PO Box 91

Tel: +27 22 423 8172/5
Fax: +27 22 423 8326 (Source of information)